"In the sixties, everyone you knew became famous. My flatmate was Terence Stamp. My barber was Vidal Sassoon. David Hockney did the menu in a restaurant I went to. I didn't know anyone unknown who didn't become famous."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Michael Caine 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."Michael Caine on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Michael Caine on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Michael Caine on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Michael Caine on Ambrose Bierce
"I felt a tremendous sadness for men who can't deal with a woman of their own age."
"Save your money. You're going to need twice as much money in your old age as you think."
"The difference between a movie star and a movie actor is this - a movie star will say, 'How can I change the script to suit me?' and a movie actor will say. 'How can I change me to suit the script?'"
"My problem was that I was blond. There were no heroes with blond hair. Robert Taylor and Henry Fonda, they all had dark hair. The only one I found was Van Johnson, who wasn't too cool. He was a nice, homely American boy. So I created my own image. It worked."
"For all my education, accomplishments, and so called 'wisdom'... I can't fathom my own heart."