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The Celebrities
Special Collections #5-8


Today, Beatlemania seems like a distant marvel,
an ancient explosion of universal teenage joy.
—David Fricke

We gave the whole of our youth to The Beatles. —John Lennon

The thing is, we’re all really the same person. We’re just four parts of the one.
—Paul McCartney

It’s strange how the chemistry between the four of us
made this big thing that went right through the world.
—George Harrison

I have to laugh – it goes up one nostril and out the other. —Ringo Starr

I knew they’d be bigger than Elvis. —Brian Epstein

Pop music provides the new myths and hence the new spirituality. —Kate Pierson

We’re more popular than Jesus Christ.
I don’t know which will go first – rock & roll or Christianity.
—John Lennon

I maintain The Beatles weren’t the leaders of the generation, but the spokesmen.
—Paul McCartney

As far as I’m concerned, there won’t be a Beatles reunion
as long as John Lennon remains dead.
—George Harrison

I’d like to end up sort of unforgettable. —Ringo Starr

The Beatles seemed not only to symbolize but to contain it all –
to make history by anticipating it.
—Greil Marcus

The Beatles definitely had an eternal curiosity for doing something different.
—George Martin

The Beatles have been the dream weavers of our generation. —Ray Connolly

Beatlemania has become the gold standard
against which all youthquakes are measured.
—Jeff Gordinier



I like to be naked in movies. I’ve a reputation to uphold.
—Alec Baldwin

I am not such a big star. I am just a little planet.
—Antonio Banderas

I am not an actress. I am a phenomenon.
—Brigitte Bardot

I’m not what I’d call a hedonist. Just ignore what you read. I do.
—Warren Beatty

I don’t think a single other role changes a man quite so much as James Bond.
—Sean Connery

It isn’t what they say about you – it’s what they whisper about you.
—Errol Flynn

I don’t feel like I’m some rarefied species of creature.
—Richard Gere

I like to wake up feeling a new man.
—Jean Harlow

The body, after all, is a beautiful and secret thing.
—Nastassia Kinski

Sex appeal is 50% what you’ve got and 50% what people think you’ve got.
—Sophia Loren

If I’m going to be a “symbol” of something, I’d rather it was sex.
—Marilyn Monroe

In nude pictures, it’s not about sex. It’s more about the architecture of the body.
—Demi Moore

People aren’t willing to separate the allure of the character and the actor who plays him.
—Paul Newman

Americans don’t like sexual movies – they like sexy movies.
—Jack Nicholson

Basically, when you whittle everything away, I’m a grown man who puts on make-up.
—Brad Pitt

I wouldn’t mind moving away from the role of a glamour figure of cartoon proportions.
—Robert Redford

I imagine we reveal ourselves no matter what we do.
—Keanu Reeves

When I owned my sexuality onscreen, the world stood still.
—Sharon Stone

I’ve been romantically linked to everyone I’ve ever had coffee with.
—Uma Thurman

Sex is an art form and an organic need.
—John Travolta

Being a sex symbol has to do with an attitude, not looks.
—Kathleen Turner

Is it possible that blondes also prefer gentlemen?
—Mamie van Doren

A sex goddess isn’t a real living thing. She’s a plastic lady.
—Raquel Welch

It’s better to be looked over than overlooked.
—Mae West



When you’re as great as I am, it’s hard to be humble. —Muhammad Ali

If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough. —Mario Andretti

Human potential stops at a point somewhere beyond infinity. —Toller Cranston

I like the moment when I break a man’s ego. —Bobby Fischer

Skate to where the puck is going and not to where it’s been. —Wayne Gretzsky

No, I never broke my nose playing ice hockey; but eleven other guys did. —Gordie Howe

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. —Michael Jordan

Victory is fleeting, but losing is forever. —Billie Jean King

All I have is natural ability. —Mickey Mantle

I have a temper – I’m Irish, for heaven’s sake. —John McEnroe

There are two things no man will admit he can’t do well: drive and make love. —Stirling Moss

When you win, nothing hurts. —Joe Namath

That’s what you play for, to separate yourself from the crowd. —Jack Nicklaus

I was born for soccer, just as Beethoven was born for music. —Pélé

If I had to choose between my wife and my putter, well, I’d miss her. —Gary Player

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. —Babe Ruth



I thought it was my job to give all the boys their first kiss. —Jessica Alba

When you have sex your souls see each other. —Pamela Anderson

I love the confidence that make-up gives me. —Tyra Banks

I wish my butt did not go sideways, but I guess I have to face that. —Christie Brinkley

I don’t want to be a cutie; I want to be a hot sexy bitch. —Emma Bunton

On with the bikini, off with the bikini – that’s my life. —Caprice

There’s heartbreakers all over the land, honey. And they must be stopped. —Mariah Carey

My most beautiful dress is my body. —Laetitia Casta

I’m fast food. I am. But it suits me really well right now. —Cindy Crawford

I’ve always been in touch with my inner dominatrix. —Carmen Electra

I love perfume – you can hypnotize men with it. —Jerry Hall

Clothes should be like art: timeless. —Lauren Hutton

I want to tell you something: there are no beauty secrets at all. —Iman

I love words and turns of phrase – to me, that’s sexy. —Jewel

As far as downloads are concerned, I am the Queen of the Internet. —Cindy Margolis

I thank God for high cheekbones every time I look in the mirror. —Suzy Parker

My favorite label is “Playmate of the Year”. —Brande Roderick

Modeling is more about being photogenic than being beautiful. —Claudia Schiffer

I am not an exhibitionist. I posed nude once. Once! —Victoria Silvstedt

I get to go to lots of overseas places, like Canada. —Britney Spears

People don’t want to like me. I’m young and beautiful and successful. —Christy Turlington

It’s not what you’d call a figure, is it? —Twiggy

If I really get demented, I have a daiquiri maybe once a week. —Viva

I want them to make a “Nikita” Barbie. —Peta Wilson


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