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Conversation - Celebrity Quotes

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Celebrity Quotes

Read the quotes. Discuss them:

  • Do you like them? Which do you agree with, which not? Why?
  • Do you know their authors? Who were / are they?
  • Which one you like the best? Why?
  • Discuss the best quotes with you partner; do you have same opinions?
  • Which one you find the strangest? Why?
  • Do you know some good quote about celebrity life that was not included here?
  • Why are quotes on celebrities so popular? What is the logic blind many of these quotes?
  • Why are these quotes so contradictory? Could you divide these quotes into two opposing groups? What would these groups be like?



“The caterpillar does all the work but the butterfly gets all the publicity.”

George Carlin


“The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it's their fault.”

Henry Kissinger


“A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.”

Daniel J. Boorstin


“I was out at a celebrity party and it suddenly dawned on me that I had yet to meet a celebrity who is as smart and interesting as any of my friends.”



“A lot of celebrities, especially when you're talking about the really big ones, live in what I call the fame bubble. Nobody ever says no to them or challenges them or even teases them.”

Kathy Griffin


“Actors didn't use to be celebrities. A hundred years ago, they put the theatres next to the brothels.”

Joseph Gordon-Levitt


“Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.”

Daniel J. Boorstin


“If a terrorist group wanted to hit Britain, all they'd have to do is kill 100 random celebrities. The country would have a nervous breakdown.”

Chris Morris


“You're raising a kid and you give it food and shelter and, most importantly, you give it the feeling that it's special. I think people react to celebrities like that - I mean, they treat celebrities like children.”

David Duchovny


“Not all celebrities are dunces.”

Carroll O'Connor


“My career should adapt to me. Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go.”

Leonardo DiCaprio


“I'm tough, ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.”



“I won't be happy till I'm as famous as God.”



“I always thought I should be treated like a star.”



“Every woman should have four pets in her life. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything.”

Paris Hilton


“A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.”

Lord Byron


“A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.”

Fred Allen


“I wouldn't have turned out the way I was if I didn't have all those old-fashioned values to rebel against.”



“The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.”

Britney Spears


“Listen, everyone is entitled to my opinion.”


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