"These days, with 'American Idol' and all the other reality shows, young people become famous overnight, and that can be very difficult to handle, the way photographers follow you around and study your every move."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Barry Manilow 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."Barry Manilow on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Barry Manilow on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Barry Manilow on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Barry Manilow on Ambrose Bierce
"You say something stupid and the next morning you're in the headlines."
"For a Jewish guy, I've recorded a lot of Christmas albums."
"First of all, I've been having a wonderful run of luck with cover albums, songs I didn't write. I had five pop cover albums and two Christmas albums, and they were all very successful."