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Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door. (Quote by - Marlo Thomas)

Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed. (Quote by - Alfred North Whitehead)

Scarcely two hundred years back can Fame recollect articulately at all; and there she but maunders and mumbles. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

The splendors that belong unto the fame of earth are but a wind, that in the same direction lasts not long. (Quote by - Dante Alighieri)

Otherwise, to be a movie star, it's a lot of compromise and also a lot of headaches. You can't do what you want. You become a prisoner of your fame. This happened to me in France and I don't want it. (Quote by - Olivier Martinez )

He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion for fame; a passion which is the instinct of all great souls. (Quote by - Edmund Burke )

As a player, it says everything about you if you made the Hall of Fame. But, then again, boy... there's something about winning a Super Bowl. (Quote by - Terry Bradshaw )

People are intrigued by fame, power and wealth and I think Hollywood is the only place where you get all three together. (Quote by - Jackie Collins)

Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Fame is the thirst of youth. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

What is the end of Fame? 'tis but to fill A certain portion of uncertain paper: Some liken it to climbing up a hill, Whose summit, like all hills, is lost in vapour: For this men write, speak, preach, and heroes kill, And bards burn what they call their "midnight taper," To have, when the original is dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse bust. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

If this fame, which people call my lucky break, were to stop tomorrow, I shouldn't care. (Quote by - Brigitte Bardot)

In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

I feel like fame is wasted on me. (Quote by - Ben Affleck)

Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Fame means millions of people have the wrong idea of who you are. (Quote by - Erica Jong)

I respect the Hall of Fame, and if they think that I'm worthy enough, I would be very honored. And if they don't, I gave it all that I had to this game. (Quote by - Rafael Palmeiro)

May the countryside and the gliding valley streams content me. Lost to fame, let me love river and woodland. (Quote by - Virgil Publius Vergilius Maro)

True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long. (Quote by - Marcus T. Cicero)

I like the level of fame that I have. You get nice tables in restaurants sometimes, but fame isn't something that I find comfortable. (Quote by - Aidan Quinn)

It's not about the fame and the money because if you do good work all that stuff comes. (Quote by - David Cassidy)

Some people obtain fame, others deserve it. (Quote by - Doris Lessing)

Nothing can cover his high fame but Heaven; No pyramids set off his memories, But the eternal substance of his greatness,-- To which I leave him. (Quote by - Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher)

I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known. (Quote by - Confucius)

People should realize we're jerks just like them. (Quote by - Edward De Bono)

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