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The splendors that belong unto the fame of earth are but a wind,
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The splendors that belong unto the fame of earth are but a wind,
that in the same direction lasts not long.
[It., Non e il mondam romore alro che un fiato
Di vento, che vien quinci et or vien quindi,
E muta nome, perche muta lato.]

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The aspiring youth that fired the Ephesian dome
Outlives, in fame, the pious fool that rais'd it.

The aspiring youth that fired the Ephesian dome
Outlives, in fame, the pious fool that rais'd it.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Fame, we may understand, is no sure test of merit, but only a
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Fame, we may understand, is no sure test of merit, but only a
probability of such: it is an accident, not a property of a man.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Fame Quotes,
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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: an embalmer trembling with stage fright.

Fame: an embalmer trembling with stage fright.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Fame Quotes,
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A niche in the temple of Fame.

A niche in the temple of Fame.

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I'm never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do read more

I'm never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things. I don't do any thing. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don't even do that any more.

by Dorothy Parker Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.

Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Folly loves the martyrdom of Fame.

Folly loves the martyrdom of Fame.

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