Top 25 First Name Quotes

Words matter. These are the best First Name Quotes from famous people such as J. August Richards, Artie Lange, Vivek Agnihotri, Larry Page, Rickey Henderson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I changed my name at 14 because no one outside of my fa

I changed my name at 14 because no one outside of my family could pronounce my first name correctly.
J. August Richards
I once dealt with a prima donna on a movie set. I won’t say who, but his first name is a country. A communist country. Run by Fidel Castro.
Artie Lange
In this industry, people want a ‘yes sir’ attitude. But ad men usually have a chip on their shoulders. We have more money and are more successful. We call everyone by the first name. My assistants call me Vivek but I don’t care.
Vivek Agnihotri
I think it is often easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. Since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition. In fact, there are so few people this crazy that I feel like I know them all by first name.
Larry Page
The only name on my birth certificate was Henley, no first name.
Rickey Henderson
If Jesus was a Jew, how come he has a Mexican first name?
Billy Connolly
I’m very happy that people call me by my first name now. They seem to believe that I’m not just doing this job because my father did. I also hope I will be more successful than my father.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis
I was born Joseph Lane, but when I applied to the actors union, they said they already had a Joe Lane on the books and I’d have to change my last or first name. I had played the character of Nathan Detroit, whom I liked very much, in ‘Guys and Dolls,’ so I took the name Nathan.
Nathan Lane
My family came to Newark in the ’20s. We’ve been there a long, long time. My father’s name was LeRoi, the French-ified aspect of it, because his first name was Coyette, you see. They come from South Carolina.
Amiri Baraka
One night in a club in Boston, I tried the name Roger Duck. No laughs. The next night, I tried Orson Bean, putting together a pompous first name and a silly second name. I got laughs, so I decided to keep it.
Orson Bean
Eliza was my first name for two reasons. My dad was reading ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin,’ which features the maid Eliza in it, when I was born. Then there was Eliza Doolittle from ‘My Fair Lady’ and ‘Pygmalion.’ My mum always loved the name, and I got called Eliza Doolittle a lot, so it stuck, basically.
Eliza Doolittle
When I eventually met Mr. Right I had no idea that his first name was Always.
Rita Rudner
Spike Lee is not the first name you would probably think about redoing ‘Oldboy.’
Michael Imperioli
I never liked my last name or my first name, but it’s not as bad as Frigidaire, so it’s fine.
Christian Louboutin
I thought I would keep the first name Susan and change the last name but I picked up this book and as I opened it the lead character in it was called Morgan Brittany.
Morgan Brittany
My first name during my first match was ‘Lena.’ I was still Lena then, just because we hadn’t gotten a name yet.
Nia Jax
My dad named me Dakota and my mom came up with my first name Hannah. So it’s Hannah Dakota Fanning.
Dakota Fanning
I’ve no desire to start a movement, to be the first name on an open petition, or to be the poster child for disgruntled writers.
John Ridley
My first name – I have no middle name – was chosen by my father, as he told me, on that solitary walk in the forested hills. He selected it from a verse of the seventh chapter of Isaiah; there was no Immanuel among our ancestors known to him.
Immanuel Velikovsky
Our first name was the Poetical Prophets before we changed it to Mobb Deep, and when I look back on it now, that was, like, a ill name for us because that is what we really were.
My first name is a boy’s name. It’s Tanner. I’ve always gone by my middle name but, yeah, my first name is Tanner. And King is my mom’s last name. I took my mom’s last name since I was 18.
Elle King
Sit down at your computer or open your nearest mobile device and Google these words: ‘Directed by.’ What’s the first predictive text that comes up? Martin Scorsese? Quentin Tarantino? Ingmar Bergman? Chances are the first name Google suggested was Robert B. Weide. That’s me. Sort of.
Robert B. Weide
What was the first name of the Houston club? It wasn’t the Astros. It was the Colt .45s. A lot of guys now will say Colt 45 is a beer. But it was also a pistol, and it went right with Texas.
Pat Gillick
When I first went to Japan, I was wrestling under my real name. The Japanese people have a great amount of difficulty with the letters f, r and l. So three out of the six letters in my first name they couldn’t say. It was a bit of a mouthful for those guys.
Finn Balor
I’m so Republican, my first name starts with ‘R.’ I’m so right-wing – well, Randy Weber. You do the math.
Randy Weber