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'Tis the white stag, Fame, we're a-hunting, bid the world's hounds come to horn!
~ Ezra Pound | ( American poet, critic and intellectual. ) | 1885-1972 | Fame
quotes Division : Intellectuals   
     
A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
~ Fred A. Allen | (American comedian. ) | 1894-1956 | Fame
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.
~ Henry Louis Mencken | ( American journalist ) | 1880-1956 | Fame
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
All the fame you should look for in life is to have lived it quietly.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Fame
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity.
~ Sir Thomas Browne | (English author. ) | 1605-1682 | Fame
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Celebrity is a mask that eats into the face. As soon as one is aware of being ''somebody,'' to be watched and listened to with extra interest, input ceases, and the performer goes blind and deaf in his over-animation. One can either see or be seen.
~ John Updike | ( American writer. ) | 1932 - | Fame
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Celebrity is never more admired than by the negligent.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Fame
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don't know, and who don't know us.
~ Nicolas Chamfort | ( French writer. ) | 1741-1794 | Fame
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
Death makes no conquest of this conqueror: For now he lives in fame, though not in life.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Fame
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Even the best things are not equal to their fame.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Fame
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
Even those who write against fame wish for the fame of having written well, and those who read their works desire the fame of having read them.
~ Blaise Pascal | ( French mathematician, physicist and philosopher. ) | 1623-1662 | Fame
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
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 | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Fame
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Fame
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men.
~ Benedict de Spinoza | (Dutch Jewish philosopher. ) | 1632-1677 | Fame
quotes Division : Dutch philosophers   
     
Fame is a constant effort
~ Jules Renard | (French writer. ) | 1864-1910 | Fame
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
~ Emily Dickinson | (American poet. ) | 1830-1886 | Fame
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Fame is an illusive thing -- here today, gone tomorrow. The fickle, shallow mob raises its heroes to the pinnacle of approval today and hurls them into oblivion tomorrow at the slightest whim; cheers today, hisses tomorrow; utter forgetfulness in a few months.
~ Henry Miller | ( American author. ) | 1891-1980 | Fame
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Fame
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Fame
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Fame
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil.
~ John Milton | ( English poet. ) | 1608-1674 | Fame
quotes Division : British Poets   
     

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