"There are a lot of good things about being famous but there are a few not so good things too."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Sharon Stone 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."Sharon Stone on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Sharon Stone on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Sharon Stone on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Sharon Stone on Ambrose Bierce
"I thought it might be a good move to get into a beauty contest so I tried for Miss Pennsylvania and won. I think that helped me get noticed, at least by the people of Pennsylvania."
"Some people work hard in this business and become really popular, really big stars but they never receive an award from within the business. Somehow, when your colleagues and friends believe in you to the point of handing you an award it means so much more."
"People don't change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so."
"TV is so different from the movies. It takes a lot of stamina because you work such long hours. It is really challenging. You are learning the next day's lines while you are shooting today's scenes. I found courage I never realised I had. I hope to do more."
"I was lucky to have my dad in my life. As crazy as things got, I always had him to put his hand on my shoulder."