Fame Quotes

Today there are no huge stars like Elvis Presley. As big as Bruce Springsteen is, not everybody is a Springsteen fan. In Presley’s time you didn’t dare not to be a fan of his, because you were part of a club. Now you can say I prefer Billy Joel or Tina Turner, or someone else. […]

I’ve wondered all my working life why people don’t retire in showbusiness, and it’s fairly simple. There’s nobody applauding at home, so we keep going.

Thank you for your support, the fans around the world. I love you with all my heart. I don’t take any of it for granted. Any of it.

I can’t go to Disneyland, as myself. I can’t go out and walk down the street. There’s crowds, and bumper to bumper cars. And so, I create my world behind my gates. Everything that I love is behind those gates. We have elephants, and giraffes, and crocodiles, and every kind of tigers and lions. And […]

I knew that commercially, if I wanted to make it mainstream, I would have to be nonthreatening to Betty and Joe Beercan. And what I did was I came up with a recipe, which was one part Cher, two parts David Bowie, one part, you know, Diana Ross and two heaping spoonfuls of Dolly Parton.

I thought my future would be – I’d be a star. I’d be a famous star. I didn’t know how I would do that. In my mind, I thought, well, we’ll start with – I’ll be the next David Bowie, and that’s where it started. But then as life unfolded, other things came up, and […]

I used to be a guy who was experiencing the world, and now I feel like the world and the universe are experiencing a guy.

I don’t believe in icons. I don’t believe in personalities. I believe that peace lies beyond personality, beyond invention and disguise, beyond the red S that you wear on your chest that makes bullets bounce off.

Obviously, Charles Manson has died now, but I always thought that if he were to be released from prison, everyone would be fighting for him to be their first guest on their talk show.

The show is Trump, and it is sold-out performances everywhere.