Fame Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fame

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Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom, not the reflected glamour of fame.
~By Abbott L. Lowell ~


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


One of the drawbacks of fame is that one can never escape from it.
~By Nellie Melba ~


The meetings of the legislature at Springfield then first brought together that splendid group of young men of genius whose phenomenal careers and distinguished services have given Illinois fame in the history of the nation.
~By John George Nicolay ~


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 ~


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


The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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


Honor means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something which must be won; honor, only something which must not be lost.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Men's fame is like their hair, which grows after they are dead, and with just as little use to them.
~By George Villiers ~


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 ~


If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation?
~By Chanakya ~


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 ~


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 ~


No true and permanent fame can be founded except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind.
~By Charles Sumner ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


I always felt that I was one of the women who helped lay the foundation for rock and roll. But I'd always been overlooked by the Hall of Fame.
~By Brenda Lee ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


If you live for fame, men may turn against you.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


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 ~


Whether you are an astronomer or a life scientist, geophysicist, or a pilot, you've got to be there because you believe you are good in your field, and you can contribute, not because you are going to get a lot of fame or whatever when you get back.
~By Alan Shepard ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
~By Moliere ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I made enough money to buy a house. That's crazy, but fame proved ephemeral.
~By Moon Unit Zappa ~


I like the level of fame that I have. You get nice tables in restaurants sometimes, but fame isn't something that I find comfortable.
~By Aidan Quinn ~


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


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 ~


Fame doesn't end loneliness.
~By Claire Danes ~


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


Fame is a bitch, man.
~By Brad Pitt ~


Personally, fame never really played any part in our family life.
~By Oliver Hudson ~


I want fame more than I can tell. But more than I want fame I want happiness.
~By Mary MacLane ~


I'm trying to deal with ideas about histories, fame, hearsay, and how public identities are constructed.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Whatever fame came did so not because I sought it.
~By Jo Stafford ~


The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal.
~By Sallust ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


I equate fame towards people who know your work, people who will see your work. But all that stuff, like with the Genies and stuff like that, it was so much fun. It's so much fun and it's nice when it comes, but that's not what it's all about.
~By Sandra Oh ~


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 ~


If this fame, which people call my lucky break, were to stop tomorrow, I shouldn't care.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


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


I lost money, coaching jobs, a shot at the Hall of Fame.
~By Curt Flood ~


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


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 ~


The 50 greatest players don't matter when you're in the Hall of Fame. We all know that I was not one of the 50 greatest, I was one of the 25 greatest - in my mind.
~By Dominique Wilkins ~


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 ~


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.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


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


Living in L.A., everyone likes to mold you and change you. I don't care about fame, I don't care about being a celebrity. I know that's part of the job, but I don't feed into anyone's idea of who I should be.
~By Jessica Alba ~


I'm in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the One-Hit Wonder Wall. I'm still very troubled by the fact that I'm in the hall and my dad isn't.
~By Debby Boone ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


My only claim to fame, if I have one, is that I'm an editor.
~By Woody Herman ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


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


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 ~


In 1993 my birthday present was a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
~By Annette Funicello ~


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 ~


It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the '50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change!
~By Thom Gunn ~


I'd love to be in the Hall of Fame one day and win Super Bowl rings, or even one... and stay healthy.
~By Eric Dickerson ~


Fame means millions of people have the wrong idea of who you are.
~By Erica Jong ~


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


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


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


A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame thought their parents, relatives and contacts.
~By Al Goldstein ~


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 ~


Who would not rather have the fame of Archimedes than that of his conqueror Marcellus?
~By William Rowan Hamilton ~

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