Fame Quotes And Sayings

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think Ray Guy and John Madden for sure should be in the Hall of Fame and Cliff Branch should be as well.
~By Jim Otto ~


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 ~


Luckily, thanks to the way my parents taught me, I think I can handle the fame in the right manner.
~By Alessandro Del Piero ~


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


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


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


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


I guess it comes back to the old motto, you have you're fifteen minutes a fame.
~By Steve Brown ~


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 feel sorry for these kids in bands. Everything is so disposable nowadays. These kids don't even get 15 minutes of fame, it's like a minute and a half.
~By Zakk Wylde ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I would advise all youths aspiring to athletic fame or a professional career to practice clean living, fair play and good sportsmanship.
~By Major Taylor ~


Fame obviously has become a premium in everybody's life. Everybody thinks they deserve it, everybody thinks they want it and most people really don't enjoy it once they get it.
~By Kelsey Grammer ~


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


Regis and I were inducted into the original Bronx Walk of Fame.
~By Robert Klein ~


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


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 ~


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


If cash comes with fame, come fame; if cash comes without fame, come cash.
~By Jack London ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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'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.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Rosie is a Hall of Fame player, and I wouldn't be in the Hall of Fame if it weren't for him.
~By Frank Gifford ~


Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion.
~By Al Goldstein ~


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 ~


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 ~


THIS Duty implies that we should affectionately interest ourselves in whatever concerns the Honour, the Fame and Security of our Sovereign and his Government.
~By Charles Inglis ~


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 ~


I don't want to achieve immortality by being inducted into the Hall of Fame. I want to achieve immortality by not dying.
~By William De Morgan ~


Fame an fortune are nothing if you're not happy and healthy.
~By Erika Slezak ~


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


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 ~


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 is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
~By Horace Greeley ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


You are not born for fame if you don't know the value of time.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


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


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


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.
~By Edward Young ~


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


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 ~


Acquaintance lessens fame.
~By Claudius ~


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


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 ~


Humbled by the fact that never in a million years would I ever thought that I would be on the same stage with all these great Hall of Famers and enshrined to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
~By Wade Boggs ~


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


I think if you're fame-hungry, go out to a nightclub and get drunk... why do that? I don't understand how some people would want fame so bad that they'd go out and get negative attention to earn it.
~By Zac Efron ~


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


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.
~By June Carter Cash ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


I didn't get into making music for the fame aspect. There are people who do desire that.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I think people often confuse success with fame and stardom.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Fame was thrilling only until it became grueling. Money was fun only until you ran out of things to buy.
~By Gloria Swanson ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


I loved acting, which was never about money, the fame. It was about a search for meaning. It was painful.
~By Kim Novak ~


Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad.
~By John Corbett ~


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 ~


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


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 ~

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