"You'll know if you're a famous composer if 20 years from now your name appears on a pull-down menu in Band in a Box, alongside Hans Zimmer."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Cliff Martinez 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."Cliff Martinez on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Cliff Martinez on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Cliff Martinez on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Cliff Martinez on Ambrose Bierce
"I guess what I've learned is that there are no boundaries when it comes to imagination. It's limitless."