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Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on. (Quote by - Christian Nestell Bovee)

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. (Quote by - Henry Miller)

Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted from. (Quote by - Publius Cornelius Tacitus)

The 50 greatest players don't matter when you're in the Hall of Fame. We all know that I was not one of the 50 greatest, I was one of the 25 greatest - in my mind. (Quote by - Dominique Wilkins)

The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom. (Quote by - Sun Tzu)

I just want the money and the fame and the adoration, and I don't want any of the other stuff. (Quote by - Matthew Broderick)

I didn't get into making music for the fame aspect. There are people who do desire that. (Quote by - Sheryl Crow)

Read but o'er the Stories Of men most fam'd for courage or for counsaile And you shall find that the desire of glory Was the last frailty wise men put of; Be they presidents. (Quote by - Jan van olden Barneveldt)

I feel sorry for these kids in bands. Everything is so disposable nowadays. These kids don't even get 15 minutes of fame, it's like a minute and a half. (Quote by - Zakk Wylde)

I've written enough books with real celebrities, such as Walter Payton and Hank Aaron and Billy Graham, to know that fame looks good only to people who don't have it. (Quote by - Jerry B. Jenkins)

I don't think about my fame very much. (Quote by - Calvin Klein)

Death makes no conquest of this conqueror: For now he lives in fame, though not in life. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it. (Quote by - Miles Davis)

Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion. (Quote by - Al Goldstein)

Looking back on those days and little leaguer, the Hall of Fame is not even a blinking star, but through baseball travels and moving up the ladder, that star begins to flicker. (Quote by - Wade Boggs)

All your renown is like the summer flower that blooms and dies; because the sunny glow which brings it forth, soon slays with parching power. (Quote by - Dante Alighieri)

I must say, I don't feel very qualified to be a pop star. I feel very awkward at times in the role. (Quote by - Edward De Bono)

All the work built my fame and certainly made me more money, but the toll it took in my home was not good. (Quote by - Jamie Lee Curtis)

My career should adapt to me. Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go. (Quote by - Leonardo DiCaprio)

I lost money, coaching jobs, a shot at the Hall of Fame. (Quote by - Curt Flood)

The majority of pop stars are complete idiots in every respect. (Quote by - Marquis De Sade)

If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

Not to know me argues yourselves unknown. (Quote by - John Milton)

How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens. (Quote by - Alexander The Great)

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