Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.
The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.
Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds
He who pursues fame at the risk of losing his self is not a scholar.
Fame is vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate.
Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.
Even the best things are not equal to their fame.
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.
Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
And wouldn’t change by the change, or the game, or the fame, when he came, in the game, he made his own name
If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.
What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
Fame is proof that people are gullible.
The lust of fame is the last that a wise man shakes off.
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
The fame you earn has a different taste from the fame that is forced upon you.
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.
Fame is not the glory; virtue is the goal, and fame only a messenger to bring more to the fold.
Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted from.
Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.
Fame is fickle and I know it. It has its compensations, but it also has its drawbacks and I've experienced them both.
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