Fame Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fame

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


I used to shy away from publicity so as not to let it get in the way of the work. But it's part of the job. The tabloids are a whole other arena. If fame happens, it happens. I just want to maintain focus.
~By Giovanni Ribisi ~


Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


Some people obtain fame, others deserve it.
~By Doris Lessing ~


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 ~


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


A lot of celebrities, especially when you're talking about the really big ones, live in what I call the fame bubble. Nobody ever says no to them or challenges them or even teases them.
~By Kathy Griffin ~


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 ~


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 ~


I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


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


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


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 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 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 ~


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 ~


Passion is the thing that sustains you in acting. If you're doing it for fame and money, don't even bother because it will never happen. The last thing I ever expected was to be paid for this.
~By Scott Patterson ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame; to copy faults is want of sense.
~By Charles Churchill ~


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.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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


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


Fame comes with its own standard. A guy who twitches his lips is just another guy with a lip twitch - unless he's Humphrey Bogart.
~By Sammy Davis, Jr. ~


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 ~


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 ~


George Harrison was also a pleasure to work with. He was one of the most famous people I've ever known, but in spite of that fame, he was such a nice and friendly guy.
~By Alvin Lee ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
~By George Santayana ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


You will never see the four original Pumpkins on stage ever again, unless it's a Hall of Fame thing. But you would never see a tour. There's so much damage, there's no way.
~By Billy Corgan ~


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


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 ~


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


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 is morally neutral.
~By Edward R. Murrow ~


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. ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Fame is indeed beautiful and benign and gentle and satisfying, but happiness is something at once tender and brilliant beyond all things.
~By Mary MacLane ~


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


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 ~


A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Since my induction into the Sports Hall of Fame, I have wanted to have my No. 3 Chevy on exhibit for sports fans to see. I hope others will enjoy the car as much as I have.
~By Junior Johnson ~


We're not aware of fame itself, we're not that kind of band.
~By Ed O'Brien ~


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


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


I'll take anyway to get into the Hall of Fame. If they want a batboy, I'll go in as a batboy.
~By Phil Rizzuto ~


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 is a constant effort.
~By Jules Renard ~


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


One must choose between Obscurity with Efficiency, and Fame with its inevitable collateral of Bluff.
~By William McFee ~


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


You're asking the wrong girl about fame. I'm hardly famous. I wouldn't want to trade places with anyone else.
~By Nikki Cox ~


What is fame? an empty bubble; Gold? a transient, shining trouble.
~By James Grainger ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Bud Johnson, God rest his soul of fame, a tenor saxophonist. Bud was always a big, big, big booster of mine and he always when I first met Bud in Pittsburgh when he came through there, he heard me sing and he wanted me to come to Chicago.
~By Billy Eckstine ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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

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September 28 ,2021
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