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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. (Quote by - Tobey Maguire)

After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one. (Quote by - Cato The Elder)

In Italian there is an expression: We don't sleep on the fame. (Quote by - Donatella Versace)

If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation? (Quote by - Chanakya)

Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. (Quote by - Erma Bombeck)

It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut the training and go straight to fame and fortune, and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that. (Quote by - Lesley Garrett )

Fame makes me feel wanted and loved, anybody wants that. (Quote by - Michael Hutchence)

People can get certain good things out of fame, but until it killed a princess nobody ever talked about how bad it can be. (Quote by - Sherry Stringfield)

For children preserve the fame of a man after his death. (Quote by - Aeschylus)

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. (Quote by - Jean-Paul Sartre)

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. (Quote by - Sammy Davis, Jr.)

One must choose between Obscurity with Efficiency, and Fame with its inevitable collateral of Bluff. (Quote by - William McFee)

My great comfort is, that the temporary celebrity I have wrung from the world has been in the very teeth of all opinions and prejudices. I have flattered no ruling powers; I have never concealed a single thought that tempted me. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

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. (Quote by - Ville Valo )

Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don't know, and who don't know us. (Quote by - Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort)

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime. And, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of time. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

Even the best things are not equal to their fame. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Fame had brought me so much unhappiness. (Quote by - Brigitte Bardot)

Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana; he is almost lost that built it. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Browne)

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

Riches: A dream in the night. Fame: A gull floating on water. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

I love being an older comic now. It's like being an old soccer or an old baseball player. You're in the Hall of Fame and it's nice, but you're no longer that person in the limelight on the spot doing that thing. (Quote by - Eric Idle )

Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity. (Quote by - Antoine Rivarol)

The present condition of fame is merely fashion. (Quote by - Gilbert K. Chesterton)


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