"I didn't know what to expect from a famous movie star maybe that he'd be sort of stuck-up, you know. But not Gary Cooper. He horsed around so much... that I had a hard time painting him."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Norman Rockwell on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Norman Rockwell on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Norman Rockwell on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Norman Rockwell on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Norman Rockwell on Ambrose Bierce
"The '20s ended in an era of extravagance, sort of like the one we're in now. There was a big crash, but then the country picked itself up again, and we had some great years. Those were the days when American believed in itself. I was happy and proud to be painting it."
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