"People don't get through to the essence of you right away - it's always the famous 'girl' or the famous 'girlfriend'. I'd rather be known for myself."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Vanessa Paradis 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."Vanessa Paradis on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Vanessa Paradis on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Vanessa Paradis on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Vanessa Paradis on Ambrose Bierce
"Sometimes you could be in an unhappy relationship you are very much in love with someone, but it's making you unhappy and you think things can change and you can work it out."
"I don't have famous neighbours and if I did, I'd avoid them. I don't live the jet-set."
"Fear can make all of us do the wrong things sometimes."
"I don't have the recipe for happiness, but I think the engine is simply having the desire."
"I do sometimes strongly hope that in a past life, my most recent life before this, I was absolutely horrible, evil, hideous. Because otherwise - well, hell, to even things up next time around, I'm going to have to pay for this one, am I not?"
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