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    Were not this desire of fame very strong, the difficulty of
    obtaining it, and the danger of losing it when obtained, would be
    sufficient to deter a man from so vain a pursuit.

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Fame - anyone who says he doesn't like it is crazy.

Fame - anyone who says he doesn't like it is crazy.

by Bennett Cerf Found in: Fame Quotes,
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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 always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.

Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.

by Vicki Baum Found in: Fame Quotes, History 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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What shall I do to be forever known,
And make the age to come my own?

What shall I do to be forever known,
And make the age to come my own?

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime. And, departing, leave behind us footprints on read more

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime. And, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of time.

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When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you
will command the attention of read more

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you
will command the attention of the world.

by Thomas Carlyle 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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Fame is only good for one thing- they will cash your check in a small town.

Fame is only good for one thing- they will cash your check in a small town.

by Truman Capote Found in: Fame Quotes,
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