Fame Quotes

Fame is proof that people are gullible.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The lust of fame is the last that a wise man shakes off.

Tacitus

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

Famous people state fame as a cruse and those who have it not look upon it as a dream, hance dreams are cruses.

Kazi Shams

If fame is only to come after death, I am in no hurry for it.

Martial

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime. And, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Lying in a featherbed will bring you no fame, nor staying beneath the quilt, and he who uses up his life without achieving fame leaves no more vestige of himself on Earth than smoke in the air or foam upon the water.

Durante degli Alighieri

Certainly fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swoln, and drowns things weighty and solid.

Francis Bacon

To secure for you fame, credit as well as blessings, the help that you give to men in need, should possess the following attributes: whatever its extent, it should be considered by you as trifling so that it may be granted a high status; it should be given secretly, God will manifest it; and it must be given immediately so that it becomes pleasant.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Ah, who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fames proud temple shines afar?

James Beattie

I sort of ended up in Los Angeles by accident. And it was sort of terrible to be jostled into this position of a fame-hungry starlet. Which is so honestly not me! In fact, I could use a bit more of that because I am such a hermit! So I allowed myself to get really bothered.

Kathryn Bailey Beckinsale

See Im humble but I live fame, for more deals on the table than a Bridge game.

Drake

All my first dates are interrupted by my fame because every picture taken is a fan that you can gain.

Drake

SCANALYZER is the one single, the ONLY study of the news in depth thats processed by General Technics famed computer Shalmaneser, who sees all, hears all, knows all save only that which YOU, Mr. and Mrs. Everywhere, wish to keep to yourselves.

John Kilian Houston Brunner

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Updated On : February 14, 2014
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