Fame Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fame

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My career should adapt to me. Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
~By Heraclitus ~


Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest; when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


So all the rest is O.K., but fame is a hollow ground, isn't it? It's an empty kind of thing.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo repeats only the last art, but fame relates all, and often more than all.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


It's not about the fame and the money because if you do good work all that stuff comes.
~By David Cassidy ~


In Italian there is an expression: We don't sleep on the fame.
~By Donatella Versace ~


To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
~By Alexander Smith ~


I hated my brief fame. We had TV vans camped outside my house, reporters hounded me... people i'd know for years started treating me differently.
~By Malcolm Wilson ~


Regarding the Hall of Fame, when they decided I was going to be one of the possible candidates, when I heard that, I was so thrilled. You're always hoping for something like that.
~By Gabriela Sabatini ~


Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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


If you're a musician or actor, you know that if you're successful, some level of fame goes along with that. You're prepared. But how often does that happen to a programmer?
~By Shawn Fanning ~


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


The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in coming.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


I believe some people in this business suffer from fame because they behave in a famous fashion.
~By Stephen Rea ~


Fame can be just so annoying because people are so critical of you. You can't just say, 'hi'. You say hi and people whisper' man did you see the way she said hi? What an attitude.
~By Juliette Lewis ~


As a player, it says everything about you if you made the Hall of Fame. But, then again, boy... there's something about winning a Super Bowl.
~By Terry Bradshaw ~


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 ~


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.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


I don't want to take fame for granted because that is when you start to think you are better than everyone else. That is when you start thinking that you are someone that you are not.
~By Mandy Moore ~


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 ~


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


It's about a young man who has climbed to fame and he discovers that his writing and the relationship with his wife are really more important for him than anything else.
~By Ismail Merchant ~


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 ~


I feel like fame is wasted on me.
~By Ben Affleck ~


It's been a tremendous ride. My 15 years, my 15 minutes of fame, is up.
~By Emmitt Smith ~


Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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 ~


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 ~


I respect the Hall of Fame, and if they think that I'm worthy enough, I would be very honored. And if they don't, I gave it all that I had to this game.
~By Rafael Palmeiro ~


It's just nice to work hard and be rewarded, which is having lots of people watch. And the icing on the cake is for me is to be able to walk around with pride, feeling that the product you put out is worthy of being watched. But honestly, it's not a big deal. I don't put too much stock in fame or celebrity anyway. I don't put it in the 'important' box.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame; life concludes before you have so much as sketched your work.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


Ah, who can tell how hard it is to climb the steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar?
~By James Beattie ~


A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
~By Denis Waitley ~


Otherwise, to be a movie star, it's a lot of compromise and also a lot of headaches. You can't do what you want. You become a prisoner of your fame. This happened to me in France and I don't want it.
~By Olivier Martinez ~


I don't think about my fame very much.
~By Calvin Klein ~


If fame is to come only after death, I am in no hurry for it.
~By Marcus Valerius Martial ~


Every day I work at not taking this fame thing seriously. Fortunately I have a great group of friends who help me do this.
~By Bruce Willis ~


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


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 ~


I've seen many of my contemporaries become superstars, and the way fame and fortune starts to really affect the way they treat other people, and I think it's ugly.
~By Siobhan Fahey ~


Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


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 ~


Who has the fame to be an early riser may sleep till noon.
~By James Howell ~


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 ~


I was the executive editor on a little magazine called Greek Accent, whose only claim to fame is that its art director went on to be the art director of Discover for many years.
~By Jane Haddam ~


What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
~By Lord Byron ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By Shirley Manson ~


To me, the whole idea of fame and I think it can be a real test of somebody, of who they are. You know, 'cause some strange things happen. I've seen some peculiar things as far as a person just living their life.
~By Tobey Maguire ~


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


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


Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


Getting buried alive will always be my claim to fame.
~By Crystal Chappell ~


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 makes me feel wanted and loved, anybody wants that.
~By Michael Hutchence ~


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 ~


The fame and reputation part came later, and never was much of a motivator, although it did enable me to work without feeling guilty about neglecting my studies.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


Nevertheless there are certain peaks, canons, and clear meadow spaces which are above all compassing of words, and have a certain fame as of the nobly great to whom we give no familiar names.
~By Mary Austin ~


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


I've stopped caring about skeptics, but if they libel or defame me they will end up in court.
~By Uri Geller ~


Acting is a life experience. I'm always learning things when I'm making a movie. So the fame part of it is fine when you consider what you get out of this job.
~By Kate Bosworth ~


Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.
~By John Webster ~


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


Fame - anyone who says he doesn't like it is crazy.
~By Bennett Cerf ~


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 don't care about money or fame or anything like that, but it would be a perk.
~By Lucas Grabeel ~


With fame, you can't trust everybody. You can't depend on them being there for you as a person. They will only be there because of what you've got you as a person. They will only be there because of what you've got and what you can bring to their life. It's not a relationship-it's a leech.
~By Chris Brown ~


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


Fame, I have already. Now I need the money.
~By Wilhelm Steinitz ~


Fame, like the river, is narrowest where it is bred, and broadest afar off.
~By William Davenant ~


I've never been driven by fame or money or anything like that. It's never been part of my psyche.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


Fame is a constant effort.
~By Jules Renard ~


People can get certain good things out of fame, but until it killed a princess nobody ever talked about how bad it can be.
~By Sherry Stringfield ~


I just hope I can live long enough to see the fame.
~By Robert Mapplethorpe ~


If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


Regarding fame, fortune and Oregon I do wish I had more money.
~By John Fahey ~


If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


The honor I feel today being inducted into the Hall of Fame is beyond what words can describe. My thanks to the Hall of Fame committee, who saw fit to bestow this great honor upon me today.
~By Hank Stram ~


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


At root fame is a sham. I'm not going to live forever and if I am I certainly need don't you to tell me that so that I will buy a car or a box of dried up crackers.
~By Nick Mancuso ~


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 ~


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


People are intrigued by fame, power and wealth and I think Hollywood is the only place where you get all three together.
~By Jackie Collins ~


All fame ever does for you is get attention for the work you really want to do.
~By Jonathan Frid ~


Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
~By Julie Burchill ~


Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.
~By Lord Byron ~


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


Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.
~By Gene Tierney ~


Music for me is an emotional thing and it really does make me happy. It's not a tool for me to get fame or see my face in the papers or anything like that. It's about the fact that I really do enjoy it.
~By Ville Valo ~


My goal had been to win a championship, work toward the Hall of Fame, have my jersey retired by the team and I'd go in as a lifelong New York Giant, but I'm now resigned to the fact that this won't happen.
~By Michael Strahan ~


I got behind that pencil and nothing happened for many years, but since they put me in the Songwriters Hall of Fame, I've turned around. I took a good look at myself and said, I think it's time to get back at work.
~By Otis Blackwell ~


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


Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.
~By Lucius Accius ~


It was never the fame or fortune that drove me to act. It was something I love and enjoy doing it. A lot of people identify who they are by what they do and that's not me. It's what I do but not who I am. Who I am is a parent. I'm a family man.
~By Adam Baldwin ~


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 ~


You can take Elvis. You can take Marilyn Monroe. Success and fame will not be the answer if something inside of you is bothering you, if things in your mind aren't going right.
~By Linda Evans ~

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