"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Ambrose Bierce 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."Ambrose Bierce on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Ambrose Bierce on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Ambrose Bierce on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability."Ambrose Bierce on Arthur Schopenhauer
"Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age."
"Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age."
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret."
"Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic."
"Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art."