"They eat the dainty food of famous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Luigi Barzini 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."Luigi Barzini on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Luigi Barzini on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Luigi Barzini on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Luigi Barzini on Ambrose Bierce
"To put up a show is to face life's injustices with one of the few weapons available to a desperate and brave people, their imagination."