"These days there are a lot of people who just want to be famous. I think that comes from a naive place, because those people generally don't know what it's like."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Catherine Keener 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."Catherine Keener on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Catherine Keener on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Catherine Keener on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Catherine Keener on Ambrose Bierce
"If you work in casting, it's sort of not cool to want to act. A lot of people think that casting directors are frustrated actors, but it wasn't true with any of the casting people I knew."