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    The best-concerted schemes men lay for fame,
    Die fast away: only themselves die faster.
    The far-fam'd sculptor, and the laurell'd bard,
    Those bold insurancers of deathless fame,
    Supply their little feeble aids in vain.

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The splendors that belong unto the fame of earth are but a wind,
that in the same direction lasts read more

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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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 not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.

Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Fame Quotes,
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I awoke one morning and found myself famous.

I awoke one morning and found myself famous.

by George Gordon Noel Byron Found in: Fame Quotes,
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A niche in the temple of Fame.

A niche in the temple of Fame.

by Unattributed Author Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Famous people state fame as a cruse and those who have it not look upon it as a dream, hance read more

Famous people state fame as a cruse and those who have it not look upon it as a dream, hance dreams are cruses.

by Kazi Shams Found in: Fame Quotes,
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If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.

If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.

by Oprah Winfrey Found in: Fame Quotes,
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The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.

The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.

by Blaise Pascal Found in: Fame Quotes,
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The lust of fame is the last that a wise man shakes off.

The lust of fame is the last that a wise man shakes off.

by Tacitus Found in: Fame Quotes,
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