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Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. ⏤ Henry David Thoreau

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I want to be famous everywhere.

Luciano Pavarotti, musician

It's all fleeting. As fame is fleeting, so are all the trappings of fame fleeting. The money, the clothes, the furniture.

Johnny Cash, musician

A place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss, and fifty cents for your soul.

Marilyn Monroe, actress

Film is an illusion. Fame is ephemeral. Faith and family are what endure.

Emilio Estevez, actor

I take things like honor and loyalty seriously. It's more important to me than any materialistic thing or any fame I could have.

Lloyd Banks, musician

Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.

Winston Churchill, politician

Death makes no conquest of this conqueror: For now he lives in fame, though not in life.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.

Cato The Elder, historian

Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.

William Blake, poet

Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds.

Socrates, philosopher

I had it all and blew it.

Mickey Mantle, athlete

When you can do the common things in life in a uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.

George Washington Carver, scientist

Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.

Confucius, philosopher

Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.

Emily Dickinson, poet

It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that.

Alan Alda, actor

Fame is the thirst of youth.

Lord Byron, poet

For children preserve the fame of a man after his death.

Aeschylus, poet

A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it.

Miles Davis, musician

If I didn't care for fun and such, I'd probably amount to much. But I shall stay the way I am, Because I do not give a damn.

Dorothy Parker, poet

The fame of great men ought to be judged always by the means they used to acquire it.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past.

Bodhidharma, leader

All the fame you should look for in life is to have lived it quietly.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.

Alfred North Whitehead, mathematician

The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

The stars are the apexes of what triangles!

Henry David Thoreau, author

Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

Fame is proof that the people are gullible.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

People should realize we're jerks just like them.

Edward De Bono, psychologist

Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

There are names written in her immortal scroll at which Fame blushes!

William Hazlitt, critic

Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

Life is a warfare and a stranger's sojourn, and after fame is oblivion.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Fame hides her head among the clouds.

Virgil, poet

I awoke one morning and found myself famous.

Lord Byron, poet

Being a famous writer is a little like being a tall dwarf. You're on the edge of normality.

John Updike, novelist

The day will come when everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.

Andy Warhol, artist

It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut the training and go straight to fame and fortune, and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that.

Lesley Garrett, musician

Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.

Edmund Burke, statesman

What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.

Voltaire, writer

He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion for fame; a passion which is the instinct of all great souls.

Edmund Burke, statesman

Even the best things are not equal to their fame.

Henry David Thoreau, author

My friends are all really nice about my fame, they're just curious really, they ask lots of questions.

Emma Watson, actress

Celebrity is never more admired than by the negligent.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Popular applause veers with the wind.

John Bright, politician

If fame is to come only after death, I am in no hurry for it.

Marcus Valerius Martial, poet

Heartthrobs are a dime a dozen.

Brad Pitt, actor

Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.

W. H. Auden, poet

How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.

Alexander The Great, leader

We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.

Bette Davis, actress

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.

Dante Alighieri, poet

Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity.

Antoine Rivarol, journalist

It is a wretched thing to live on the fame of others.

Juvenal, poet

The love of glory gives an immense stimulus.

Ovid, poet

He's just like my father that way-my father just adored my mother and let her do whatever she wanted. John's like that. He's a very rare man, a very good man, and I've had a good life with him. I'm proud to be walking in the wake of Johnny's fame.

June Carter Cash, musician

Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Everyone in showbiz is driven by ego, so how do you go from having loads of fame to working at 7-11? You can't do it!

Ryan Seacrest, entertainer

Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I experience, but that's not where I live.

Marilyn Monroe, actress

The love of fame is the last weakness which even the wise resign.

Tacitus, historian

Who would not rather have the fame of Archimedes than that of his conqueror Marcellus?

William Rowan Hamilton, mathematician

If you live through the initial stage of fame and get past it, and remember thats not who you are. If you live past that, then you have a hope of maybe learning how to spell the word artist.

Patrick Swayze, actor

It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour.

Lillian Hellman, dramatist

I've been through this fame thing before, when the band was big in '80, '81.

John Lurie, actor

Fame is a very confusing thing, because you are recognized by a lot of people that you've never seen before, and they're at a great advantage.

Scott Hamilton, athlete

A lot of celebrities just want money, fame, power, fancy cars, houses all over the world and have people bow down to them. To me, that's frightful behaviour.

Shirley Manson, musician

I hope this doesn't sound pompous but I don't think of myself as famous, whatever fame I've got has come through what I've done and associations of things I've done.

Peter Cushing, actor

There is not a more unhappy being than a superannuated idol.

Joseph Addison, writer

Sometimes I wish I weren't famous.

Tammy Wynette, musician

Even those who write against fame wish for the fame of having written well, and those who read their works desire the fame of having read them.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

Out in Hollywood, where the streets are paved with Goldwyn, the word

Dorothy Parker, poet

It is dangerous to let the public behind the scenes. They are easily disillusioned and then they are angry with you, for it was the illusion they loved.

W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

The highest form of vanity is love of fame.

George Santayana, philosopher

I think it's easy for people to assume that fame is equal to glory, but it can be a very isolating experience.

Sophia Bush, actress

The majority of pop stars are complete idiots in every respect.

Marquis De Sade, novelist

I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life.

Drew Barrymore, actress

No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard.

Robert Frost, poet

Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil.

John Milton, poet

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime. And, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.

Desiderius Erasmus, philosopher

If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Fame means millions of people have the wrong idea of who you are.

Erica Jong, novelist

I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

In the construction of Immortal Fame you need first of all a cosmic shamelessness.

Umberto Eco, novelist

Fame is like a shaved pig with a greased tail, and it is only after it has slipped through the hands of some thousands, that some fellow, by mere chance, holds on to it!

Davy Crockett, explorer

I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.

Marcus Valerius Martial, poet

I won't be happy till I'm as famous as God.


You're not a star until they can spell your name in Karachi.

Humphrey Bogart, actor

If I'm such a legend, then why am I so lonely? Let me tell you, legends are all very well if you've got somebody around who loves you.

Judy Garland, actress

The strongest poison ever known came from Caesar's laurel crown.

William Blake, poet

Acquaintance lessens fame.

Claudius, leader

Few people rise to our esteem upon closer scrutiny.


Fame hit me like a ton of bricks.

Eminem, rapper

Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.

Lord Byron, poet

Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

Some people obtain fame, others deserve it.

Doris Lessing, writer

Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don't know, and who don't know us.

Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort,

One to destroy, is murder by the law; and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; to murder thousands, takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art', and gives immortal fame.

Edward Young, poet

I'm shy, paranoid, whatever word you want to use. I hate fame. I've done everything I can to avoid it.

Johnny Depp, actor

God makes stars. I just produce them.

Samuel Goldwyn, producer

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