Fame Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fame

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I guess I don't have a proper perspective on my fame; if I did, I don't think I'd like it.
~By Calvin Klein ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


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


When Ted Williams was here, inducted into the Hall of Fame 37 years ago, he said he must have earned it, because he didn't win it because of his friendship with the writers. I guess in that way, I'm proud to be in this company that way.
~By Eddie Murray ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


It is a good motive, fame and money, as it is tangible and measurable. Being an artist is neither measurable nor tangible and certainly not a way to become rich.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


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 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 ~


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


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


He is not dead who departs from life with a high and noble fame; but he is dead, even while living, whose brow is branded with infamy.
~By Ludwig Tieck ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think it's easy for people to assume that fame is equal to glory, but it can be a very isolating experience.
~By Sophia Bush ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Everyone in showbiz is driven by ego, so how do you go from having loads of fame to working at 7-11? You can't do it!
~By Ryan Seacrest ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 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 ~


As for fame, it can go to your head and you can become full of yourself.
~By John Fahey ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


You have to work in this business on your own terms. Don't sell out for money, fame, or notoriety.
~By Morgan Brittany ~


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


I like young actors because they're so unspoiled, not like some of those actors who are about half an hour into their fifteen minutes of fame by the time they get to me.
~By John Hughes ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.
~By George William Curtis ~


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 ~


I always regarded people who want fame with a lot of suspicion. Unless you have a product to sell, I don't know why anyone would want to be famous. I can't imagine what need that would fill.
~By Jessica Cutler ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


Acquaintance lessens fame.
~By Claudius ~


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

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