Fame Quotes

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

The highest form of vanity is love of fame.

George Santayana

Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.

Vicki Baum

The fame you earn has a different taste from the fame that is forced upon you.

Gloria Vanderbilt

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.

Benjamin Disraeli

Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light

Sallust

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

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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

Why Trying to be Liked is the Death Knell for Happiness and Success

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Updated On : February 14, 2014
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