Fame Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fame

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When I started off, I didn't only ride to fame on my looks though many people I know think otherwise.
~By Natasha Henstridge ~


The fame you earn has a different taste from the fame that is forced upon you.
~By Gloria Vanderbilt ~


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.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


It is a good thing to happen to you, to have that taste of fame because then you don't hanker for it.
~By Jane Badler ~


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


I've written enough books with real celebrities, such as Walter Payton and Hank Aaron and Billy Graham, to know that fame looks good only to people who don't have it.
~By Jerry B. Jenkins ~


All the work built my fame and certainly made me more money, but the toll it took in my home was not good.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


We never really felt a real level of respect. The fame was fantastic, but that wasn't that important to me, because for every million people that loved me I focused on the one that hated me.
~By Donnie Wahlberg ~


Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


I think I understand what military fame is; to be killed on the field of battle and have your name misspelled in the newspapers.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


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


Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give; when to this truth you waken then you begin to live.
~By Bayard Taylor ~


I'm the age now that Rock was when he picked me up, so I can understand how he felt - how his fame limited his freedom. You get kinder as you go along.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


I don't think I realized that the cost of fame is that it's open season on every moment of your life.
~By Julia Roberts ~


I've done all this stuff because it's fun. It's never been about fame.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


But what I'd really like to tell you is I never dreamed of being in the Hall of Fame. Standing here with all these great players was beyond any of my dreams.
~By Robin Yount ~


I don't want to be in the Hall of Fame. I don't think owners should be.
~By George Steinbrenner ~


I love the fame and the money and the power. You have to keep working to have that.
~By Steve Guttenberg ~


Leadbelly's guitar is in the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame.
~By Roger McGuinn ~


The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.
~By Jean Genet ~


Fame has sent a number of celebrities off the deep end, and in the case of Michael Jackson, to the kiddy pool.
~By Bill Maher ~


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.
~By Patrick Swayze ~


Socrates' fame spread all over Greece, and the most respected and educated men from all around came to him, in order to enjoy his friendly company and instruction.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
~By W. H. Auden ~


The final ballots represent players, managers, executives and builders who are top-tier candidates and worthy of review for consideration for election to the Hall of Fame.
~By Fay Vincent ~


Fame hit me like a ton of bricks.
~By Eminem ~


A life without fame can be a good life, but fame without a life is no life at all.
~By Clive James ~


It's not the money. It's not the fame. It's the influence.
~By Clay Aiken ~


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


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.
~By Bodhidharma ~


The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words.
~By Robert South ~


Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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


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.
~By Peter Cushing ~


With the Giants I broadcast the debut of Hall of Famer Willie Mays.
~By Ernie Harwell ~


That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune. A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that, but they are broke.
~By Mike Tyson ~


Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


My drum sticks are in the "Hall of Fame." I know that.
~By Jimmy Carl Black ~


Fame had brought me so much unhappiness.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


Sometimes I'm uncomfortable with the level of fame I've got! It all depends on the day and what's going on. I don't desire any more fame. I don't need it.
~By Philip Seymour Hoffman ~


I wanted to be an actress. In college I was a serious feminist and very political. I was determined to get one thing out of my career and that was respect. I didn't want money. I didn't care about fame.
~By Christine Lahti ~


Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


At first it was exhilarating but when I realized it wasn't going away, it became scary and claustrophobic. Fame is a weird thing.
~By Sharon Stone ~


My kids are not known, and I think that is very important. So far they have lived a normal life, and will continue to do so. I feel they should have the possibility to live a free life without the burden of fame I have created.
~By Michael Schumacher ~


Mickey Mouse... is always there-he's part of my life. That really is something not everyone can call their claim to fame.
~By Annette Funicello ~


We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


I just want the money and the fame and the adoration, and I don't want any of the other stuff.
~By Matthew Broderick ~


I like this town, it's really great. They've put me in The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. This town is about music. It's about the kind of music I like.
~By Otis Blackwell ~


I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds; who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it.
~By David Mallet ~


The problem with fame is that you get frozen in one frame and nothing you can do can alter the nature.
~By Jerry Rubin ~


I was a starter and did some good things there, and then I got a chance to prove myself as a closer. Because of that opportunity, I was blessed with the honor of being elected to the Hall of Fame.
~By Dennis Eckersley ~


I was trained to be an actor, not a star. I was trained to play roles, not to deal with fame and agents and lawyers and the press.
~By Gene Hackman ~


I like young actors because they're so unspoiled, not like some of those actors who are about half an hour into their fifteen minutes of fame by the time they get to me.
~By John Hughes ~


The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Fame is being asked to sign your autograph on the back of a cigarette packet.
~By Billy Connolly ~


I now believe that major labels can only work with people who care more about fame and money than the quality of the art they produce.
~By Malcolm Wilson ~


Fame is only good for one thing - they will cash your check in a small town.
~By Truman Capote ~


Prince presented us at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
~By Bernie Worrell ~


The present condition of fame is merely fashion.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Fame is a constant effort.
~By Jules Renard ~


But once I acclimated and really used fame for what it was offering me as a tool to serve my life purpose of inspiring and contributing, then it started to get fun again.
~By Alanis Morissette ~


France, famed in all great arts, in none supreme.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


You have to be there not for the fame and glory and recognition and being a page in a history book, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation of the spacecraft.
~By Alan Shepard ~


Fame does lead to money, which I don't have a close relationship with. I'm the kind of guy who never sees the money - it all goes somewhere else. I don't understand it, I don't like to deal with it. I have a fear of not having it, because I grew up without it.
~By David Duchovny ~


Don't cling to fame. You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.
~By Sonny Bono ~


Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true.
~By Leonard Cohen ~


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


Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.
~By Robert Burns ~


Darryl Strawberry has been voted to the Hall of Fame five years in a row.
~By Ralph Kiner ~


I don't have a problem with fame. I got into this business intending to be very successful, but I wanted it to be at my price.
~By Jason Patric ~


Fame is morally neutral.
~By Edward R. Murrow ~


My goal and my career is definitely not to be famous. That's a really horrible goal, just to be famous for the sake of having fame.
~By Joel McHale ~


It's very easy to be cynical about the hall of fame. But on the other hand, it's really a beautiful thing for someone like me. I dedicated my entire life to this music.
~By Tom Petty ~


It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived at any degree of eminence or fame, have written Memorials of themselves, at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life.
~By Adam Clarke ~


The difference is that with fame comes a spotlight, one which has recently made it impossible to ignore the fact that more and more of those folks we place on pedestals aren't even pausing to consider an option other than lying.
~By Michael Musto ~


I don't enjoy being a celebrity, I don't want any part of that or any part of that fame for fame... i'd actually rather die than be a celebrity slime!!!
~By Marc Almond ~


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


Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


I may be revered or defamed and decried; But I tried to live my life right.
~By Tracy Chapman ~


The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.
~By Sun Tzu ~


Fame is the thirst of youth.
~By Lord Byron ~


Ah, dearer than my soul. Dearer than light, or life, or fame.
~By John Oldham ~


Fame is everywhere; the 15 minutes are now the dominant themes of our times.
~By Nick Mancuso ~


I'm flattered that so many baseball people think I'm a Hall of Famer. But what's hard to believe is how one-hundred and fifty plus people have changed their minds about me since I became eligible, because I haven't had a base hit since then.
~By Richie Ashburn ~


Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


I've experienced as much fame as I ever want to.
~By Trevor Dunn ~


Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
~By Vicki Baum ~


The fact that my 15 minutes of fame has extended a little longer than 15 minutes is somewhat surprising to me and completely baffling to my wife.
~By Barack Obama ~


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


I wouldn't know how I would have coped with The Beatles' sort of fame.
~By Noel Redding ~


It takes a very strange person to enjoy fame, with all the by-products that come with it. It's not necessarily a thrill.
~By Kelsey Grammer ~


Whatever the opposite of regret is best describes how I've always felt about that decision - it opened me up to a million creative opportunities I needed to experience away from the bull and distorting mirrors that fame engenders.
~By David Knopfler ~


As for fame, it can go to your head and you can become full of yourself.
~By John Fahey ~


You want to live your own life, but when you have fame, there are certain things you can't get away with.
~By Omar Epps ~


Fame and success are very different things.
~By Enya ~


A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even... without any hope of doing it well.
~By Oliver Herford ~


Fame is addictive. Money is addictive. Attention is addictive. But golf is second to none.
~By Marc Anthony ~


The sooner I get into the Hall of Fame the better.
~By Dave Winfield ~


Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
~By John Wooden ~

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