"It was a mixed blessing to have famous parents. It was tough to go to auditions and be bad, since I couldn't be anonymous."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Ben Stiller 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."Ben Stiller on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Ben Stiller on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Ben Stiller on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Ben Stiller on Ambrose Bierce
"Paul is Starsky, and I met him before shooting. He was very kind and encouraged us to go with what we wanted to do. It was very sweet to see them back with the car after 25 years."
"My parents used to throw great New Year's Eve parties. They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people. All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment."
"The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career. I had to start writing and acting again."
"There's always an element of fear that you need to work a lot until people get sick and tired of you or finally figure out that you're a fraud after all!"
"I don't think know if anything's going to translate anywhere. You're making a movie, you hope it's going to be funny, you can't think about how it's going to go over."