Matthew Modine quote

"I never set out to be rich and famous. I wanted to follow my own path."

Matthew Modine

Born: March 22, 1959

Occupation: Film actor

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We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well - to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me.

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I don't think that digital photography is romantic yet. It's not sympathetic the way that film is.

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I always thought that it was kind of silly that a baseball card could be worth so much money.

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I played Little League and in high school. I played more over the years whenever there was a pick-up game... usually softball.

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They don't have the news media set up in Africa that we do in the United States, where televisions are so accessible and newspapers and magazines are able to educate people.

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I never set out to be rich and famous. I wanted to follow my own path.

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Photography is about light and what it does and how it is captured on a piece of negative.

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Fifteen dollar too beaucoup. Five dollars each... Five dollars is all my mom allows me to spend.

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The experience of using a Rolleiflex camera is very different than using a SLR.

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My father taught me to paint when I was young with watercolors and so I learned at a very young age the essential elements of the value of light and composition.

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Everything is so convenient in New York,

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Stanley didn't shy away from true humanity or from the ugliness that all people are capable of.

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I never wanted to be famous. I always wanted to take famous photographs.

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Harrison Ford

My goal was just to work regularly. I didn't ever expect to be rich or famous. I wanted to be a working character actor.

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Beyonce Knowles

I wanted to be famous for my music and my talent, and I always wished I could cut it out when I left the stage.

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Kevin Bacon

My dad was an architect, and he wasn't a rich guy, but in our little world in Philadelphia, he was famous. He loved to see his picture in the paper. I wanted to be more famous than him.

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J. K. Rowling

The fame thing is interesting because I never wanted to be famous, and I never dreamt I would be famous. You know, my fantasy of being a famous writer, and again there's a slight disconnect with reality...

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J. K. Rowling

The fame thing is interesting because I never wanted to be famous, and I never dreamt I would be famous.

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Matthew Perry

I was a guy who wanted to become famous. There was steam coming out of my ears, I wanted to be famous so badly. You want the attention, you want the bucks, and you want the best seat in the restaurant....

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Sam Worthington

I didn't set out to be famous; if I'd wanted that, I would have gone on Big Brother.

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Bruce Springsteen

More than rich, more than famous, more than happy...I wanted to be great.

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Anne Lamott

Some people wanted to get rich or famous, but my friends and I wanted to get real. We wanted to get deep. (Also, I suppose, we wanted to get laid.)

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Ray Charles

I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.

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Katherine Jenkins

I've only ever wanted to be a singer; I never wanted to be famous.

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Sarah Jessica Parker

I never wanted to be a celebrity; I never wanted to be famous. And in my daily life, I work really hard to not trade on it in any way.

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Emma Watson

To be honest, I've always had far too much freedom. I had a job when I was 10. I started living on my own when I was 17 or 18. I've earned my own money; I've traveled the world. What would I rebel against?...

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Jack Osbourne

It's been real weird. It wasn't how I expected my life to turn out. Especially, mainly pertaining to the show. It never crossed my mind that one day I'm gonna be big and famous and have my own TV show,...

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Florence Griffith Joyner

The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto. My parents helped direct my path.

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Jeremy Renner

I know it's a cliche but I never wanted to be famous. I don't believe anybody wants to be famous.

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Thomas Jefferson

I may grow rich by an art I am compelled to follow; I may recover health by medicines I am compelled to take against my own judgment; but I cannot be saved by a worship I disbelieve and abhor.

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Phyllis A. Whitney

There's only one good reason to be a writer-we can't help it! We'd all like to be rich, famous and successful, but if those are our goals, we're off on a wrong foot...I just wanted to earn enough money...

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Iyanla Vanzant

I had no preconceived idea what fame would be like, because I never thought I would be famous. I just wanted to do my work. Hell, I just wanted to pay my rent on time.

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