"I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Arthur Golden 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."Arthur Golden on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Arthur Golden on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Arthur Golden on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Arthur Golden on Ambrose Bierce
"Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred."
"You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read about it the next morning in the newspaper."