Fame is empowering. My mistake was that I thought I would instinctively know how to handle it. But there's no manual, no training course.
As kids we're not taught how to deal with success; we're taught how to deal with failure. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. If at first you succeed, then what?
There have to be more important things going on in the world than my past.
I don't have time for their judgement and their stupidity and you know they lay down with their ugly wives in front of their ugly children and look at their loser lives and then they look at me and they say, 'I can't process it' well, no, you never will stop trying, just sit back and enjoy the show. You know?
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Darryl F. Zanuck