Fame Quotes

Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds

Socrates

He who pursues fame at the risk of losing his self is not a scholar.

Chuang-tzu

Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.

Francis Bacon

Fame is not the glory; virtue is the goal, and fame only a messenger to bring more to the fold.

Vanna Bonta

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

Blaise Pascal

Fame is vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.

Horace Greeley

Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate.

Emily Dickinson

Even the best things are not equal to their fame.

Henry David Thoreau

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.

Francis Bacon

And wouldn’t change by the change, or the game, or the fame, when he came, in the game, he made his own name

Kanye West

If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.

Oprah Winfrey

What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.

Lord Byron

I'm not wild about the term first lady. I'd just like to be called Laura Bush.

Laura Welch Bush

Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Fame is fickle and I know it. It has its compensations, but it also has its drawbacks and I've experienced them both.

Marilyn Monroe

Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.

Erma Bombeck

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.

Henry David Thoreau

You can't get un-famous. You can get infamous, but you can't get un-famous.

David Khari Webber Chappelle

When I was better known than her, she put my name in that tent. I was asked to do Celebrity Big Brother, but why should I? We live in an age where fame is not related to what you do.

Billy Childish

I think fame itself is not a rewarding thing. The most you can say is that it gets you a seat in restaurants.

David Robert Jones

Fame is not the glory; virtue is the goal, and Fame only a messenger to bring more to the fold.

Vanna Bonta

In the march up to the heights of fame, there comes a spot close to the summit in which a man reads nothing but detective stories.

Heywood Broun

Fame is a by-product. Fame is something that should happen because you do work that speaks to people and people want to know about your work. Unfortunately the personality of people has taken over from the work and the artistry and it's this thing now that stands on its own. I don't think one should ever aspire to being famous.

Madonna Louise Ciccone

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Updated On : February 14, 2014
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