Fame Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fame

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


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


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 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 ~


To want fame is to prefer dying scorned than forgotten.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


If you want me in the Hall of Fame put me in because of some contributions that I have made to country music.
~By Buck Owens ~


Maybe it's my 15 minutes of fame, maybe it's longer.
~By Jane Harman ~


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


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


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


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


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


Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted from.
~By Tacitus ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The fame aspect of winning the Masters... besides being married and becoming a father, that's a strong third there.
~By Mike Weir ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 don't need the fame right now; I'm not running from the law.
~By Tina Yothers ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.
~By Amelia Earhart ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.
~By A. A. Milne ~


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


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


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


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'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 ~


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. ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


If it turns out to be a hit, well, good luck dealing with fame. And if it's not a hit and you can still survive and make music you believe in, well, then you're truly blessed. I think that's where we are now.
~By Edie Brickell ~


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


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 ~


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


Now, I don't know how they judge all that, but if anybody in the world deserves to be in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Ritchie Valens does.
~By Waylon Jennings ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Fame is a constant effort.
~By Jules Renard ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

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January 28 ,2022
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