"'Howard the Duck!' That's a really interesting movie. I appreciate my career, because I've had a lot of very interesting ups and downs, and most people... That movie is such a famous flop. In a land of a lot of flops, it's kind of awesome to be in a really famous flop. I mean, it's kind of a poster child for flops."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Lea Thompson 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."Lea Thompson on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Lea Thompson on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Lea Thompson on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Lea Thompson on Ambrose Bierce
"Of course, I'd like to produce and direct a blockbuster, but you gotta build up to that. So now I'm learning from a bunch of little movies. And it's more fun with smaller pictures. It's more creative."