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    When I was younger I wanted to be a big movie star who'd get to be funny on talk shows and then I wanted to retire and write science fiction.
    — Scott Thompson
    tags: funny  star  movie  write  fiction 
    Growing up in Hollywood meant there were a lot of film stars' kids at my school - but no conspicuous wealth. It wasn't cool to show off that you had money.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: star  film  school  money  wealth  kids 
    We are all made of air There's stars in my eyes and there's sun in my hair And I'm runnin' away, it makes me feel better
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: star  eyes 
    Yeah, well, we were looking for something sort of anonymous. It suggests what it is, but I like that it's modest. I feel like that's an underrated virtue. It's modest and it's kind of anonymous, which I liked, because it reminds me of my own ideas about why music should be played, which is not to be a star. That was never my intention.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: star  virtue  music  ideas 
    I can never understand why I should eat at one or sleep at eleven, if it is, as it often is, my one and my eleven and nobody else's. For, as between the clock and me alone, one and eleven and all other o'clocks are mine and I am not theirs. But I have known men and women living in hotels who would interrupt a sunset to go to dine, or wave away the stars in their courses to go to sleep, merely because the hour had struck.
    — Zona Gale
    tags: men  women  living  sleep  star  alone  interrupt 
    I knew who Leonard Nimoy was, and that he embodied what Star Trek meant to all the fans. But it wasn't until I started doing my research for this movie, and started going to fan sites, that I began to fall in love with these characters.
    — Zoe Saldana
    You know, it only happens a handful of times in your career, where you walk out of an audition feeling like all the stars aligned, my preparation paid off, something magical happened in the room. I've gotten really lucky and I've gotten to work a lot, and I would say it's only happened, like, two or three times, where I've walked out and been like, This was the right thing and the right choice and they should just cast me.
    — Zoe Kazan
    tags: time  work  choice  star  right  career 
    The substance of mind is the substance of heaven. A joyful thought is an auspicious star or a felicitous cloud. An angry thought is a thunderstorm or a violent rain. A kind thought is a gentle breeze or a sweet dew. A stern thought is a fierce sun or an autumn frost. Which of these can be eliminated? Just let them pass away as they arise, open and unresisting, and your mind merges with the spacious sky.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: thoughts  star  sky  rain  mind  violent  heaven 
    'I shall have heaven and earth for my coffin and its shell; the sun and moon for my two round symbols of jade, the stars and constellations for my pearls and jewels; and all things assisting as the mourners. Will not the provisions for my funeral be complete? What could you add to them?'
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: earth  star  moon  heaven 
    Immortal beings have been compared to stars, these are existences that linger on long after the death of the thing itself.
    — Zeena Schreck
    One day, when all the continents have been buried in ocean, we'll slowly float past each other in our little boats, hearing our own hearts in each other's chest, and watch each other like stars we don't know are dead.
    — Zachary Schomburg
    tags: heart  past  star  ocean 
    I came up during the 'Star Wars' generation and that was sort of the thing I plugged into much more. It was a little before my time and I think it was sort of grappling with these intellectual ideas that were a little advanced for my young mind. At the time. But now I have a much deeper appreciation for it.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: time  young  star  appreciation  war  mind  ideas 
    Heroes and Star Trek were 2006 and 2007, and I was just about to turn 30, and everything changed. I found myself on this amazing journey, which continues, but it's now at a natural transition point. I'm reevaluating and reexamining how and where I go from here.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: journey  star  hero 
    I live in Los Angeles and I had been drinking one night, so I was on the walk of fame and I saw Tony Danza's star and I started urinating on it. Just yelling out, 'Who's the boss now?'
    — Zach Galifianakis
    tags: live  star  night  fame  drinking 
    I could see why someone would want to make a website about me, and my quotes. They are all gold. How many people have written, directed AND starred in their own movies. I just don't know why they would want to put words into my mouth, I mean I did write, direct AND star in a critically acclaimed movie.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: people  quotes  star  movie  write 
    I like to drop in on people who picked on me in high school or whatever, just out of the blue, and chat with them to see how they think of me now that I'm a big star. Usually they're a lot nicer. After about half an hour, I excuse myself to go to the bathroom, and leave a few DVDs or pictures there. Then when I come out, I say good-bye and leave. Then I call the cops.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: people  star  school 
    I was originally set to star in 'The Bourne Identity,' but I found it too difficult to even pretend to forget who I was.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: identity  star 
    We are living in the time of self-creation and you can become your own star and this is the essential set that it needs to take that selfie that's going to take you to that next place.
    — Zac Posen
    tags: time  living  star 
    Everybody wants to be a star right now, to be heard, to have a voice, so you have to give the confidence for people to have that ability - and give them the wardrobe to become a star.
    — Zac Posen
    tags: people  star  right  confidence 
    The fans make the person a star.
    — Zac Efron
    tags: people  star 
    Clay Cook is a first class musician. Tender tormented genius here in 'North Star'. I will kill him if he leaves my band and he knows it. Great record.
    — Zac Brown
    tags: star  genius 
    No to spectacle no to virtuosity no to transformations and magic and make believe no to glamour and transcendency of the star image no to the heroic no to the anti-heroic no to trash imagery no to involvement of performer or spectator no to style no to camp no to seduction of spectator by the wiles of the performer no to eccentricity no to moving or being moved.
    — Yvonne Rainer
    After I made my hit in 'Salome,' Universal sent me to New York so I could learn to be a proper movie star.
    — Yvonne De Carlo
    tags: star  movie  learn 
    We choose to believe that the granite is alive. If life is movement, then rock - with its atoms flying around like stars in cosmos - is alive.
    — Yvon Chouinard
    tags: believe  star 
    Tonight I feel the stars are out to use me for target practice.
    — Yusef Komunyakaa
    tags: star 
    Nothing will stop us. The road to the stars is steep and dangerous. But we're not afraid . . . Space flights can't be stopped. This isn't the work of one man or even a group of men. It is a historical process which mankind is carrying out in accordance with the natural laws of human development.
    — Yuri Gagarin
    I like to be just an athlete, but if I go to competition and compete, I love to be a star, maybe.
    — Yuna
    tags: star  competition 
    Amid the moon and the stars, amid the clouds of the night, amid the hills which bordered on the sky with their magnificent silhouette of pointed cedars, amid the speckled patches of the moon, amid the temple buildings that emerged sparkling white out of the surrounding darkness - amid all this, I was intoxicated by the pellucid beauty of Uiko's treachery.
    — Yukio Mishima
    tags: beauty  darkness  star  night  sky  moon 
    Look at a star in the sky not as something unreachable but as a planet you would visit one day.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: star  sky 
    The truly correct proof is one that strikes a harmonious balance between strength and flexibility. There are plenty of proofs that are technically correct but are messy and inelegant or counterintuitive. But it's not something you can put into words - explaining why a formula is beautiful is like trying to explain why the stars are beautiful.
    — Yoko Ogawa
    Someday I'll wish upon a star.
    — Yip Harburg
    tags: star  wishes 
    To play great music, you must keep your eyes on a distant star.
    — Yehudi Menuhin
    tags: star  eyes  music 
    With just one polka dot, nothing can be achieved. In the universe, there is the sun, the moon, the earth, and hundreds of millions of stars. All of us live in the unfathomable mystery and infinitude of the universe. Pursuing philosophy of the universe through art under such circumstances has led me to what I call stereotypical repetition.
    — Yayoi Kusama
    Ibiza is a popular vacation place for a lot of the players in Spain. If you go in the summer, there are some of the world's most famous movie and music stars, so nobody cares about soccer players.
    — Xavi
    tags: world  star  care  summer  movie  music 
    Many of our greatest musicians abandoned all of their aesthetic objectives to try to become pertinent. And, at the end of the day, they never became pop stars. I counter stated that very strongly, and I continue to do that.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    tags: star 
    We forget that there is much more patriotism in having the audacity to differ from the majority than in running before the crowd; we forget that in the resistance of the minority some of the biggest things in our own history have been accomplished, and the man who looks on the Stars and Stripes and doesn't hold a right to say nay to his neighbor, even if the neighbor is of the larger party, has forgotten the history of his country.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    A man who thinks of himself as belonging to a particular national group in America has not yet become an American. And the man who goes among you to trade upon your nationality is no worthy son to live under the Stars and Stripes.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  live  star  america  son  american 
    Achilles was like a rock star of his day so it made sense to have Brad Pitt playing him.
    — Wolfgang Petersen
    tags: star 
    Remember, I'm the kind of kid who used to get stuffed into a locker by school bullies. I've never felt like I'm a big star at any level of my life.
    — Winona Ryder
    tags: star  school  kids 
    Sometimes I'll watch a movie, and it's got some big star in it playing a working-class person, and the character is in a grocery store, and you can kind of tell, from just watching the scene, that this actor doesn't do their own shopping. So you have to have some sense of reality.
    — Winona Ryder
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