Fame Quotes

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

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


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

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

Henry David Thoreau

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

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Updated On : March 14, 2014
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