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Fame is a constant effort.

Fame is a constant effort.

by Jules Renard Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Fame and riches are fleeting. Stupidity is eternal

Fame and riches are fleeting. Stupidity is eternal

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A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.

A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.

by Henry Louis Mencken Found in: Fame Quotes,
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All your renown is like the summer flower that blooms and dies;
because the sunny glow which brings it read more

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.
[It., La vostra nominanza e color d'erba,
Che viene e va; e quei la discolora
Per cui ell' esce della terra acerba.]

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Nothing can cover his high fame but Heaven;
No pyramids set off his memories,
But the eternal read more

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.

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After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument
than why I have one.

After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument
than why I have one.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Fame Quotes,
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The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister
immortal fame; a quality of success which would read more

The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister
immortal fame; a quality of success which would almost seem to
include all others.

by Benjamin Disraeli Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Ah! who can tell how hard it is to climb
The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar!

Ah! who can tell how hard it is to climb
The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar!

by James Beattie Found in: Fame Quotes,
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A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to read more

A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognised.

by Fred Allen Found in: Fame Quotes,
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