"It's very hard to get rich and famous at a young age and handle it well."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Randy Newman 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."Randy Newman on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Randy Newman on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Randy Newman on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Randy Newman on Ambrose Bierce
"I've always had a lot of respect from the people I respected."
"Learn about the world, the way it works, any kind of science and anthropology, it's really an interesting place we live in. Evolution is a really fantastic idea, even more than the idea of God I think."
"I've worked with a band, and it's nice to have someone to travel around with, but I didn't like it as well on stage."