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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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Fame is a bee. / It has a song / It has a sting / Ah, too, it has a read more

Fame is a bee. / It has a song / It has a sting / Ah, too, it has a wing.

by Emily Dickinson Found in: Fame Quotes,
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What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you read more

What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.

by Lord Byron Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.

Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.

by Christian Nestell Bovee 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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Read but o'er the Stories
Of men most fam'd for courage or for counsaile
And you shall read more

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.

by Jan Van Olden Barneveldt 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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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 fame you earn has a different taste from the fame that is forced upon you.

The fame you earn has a different taste from the fame that is forced upon you.

by Gloria Vanderbilt Found in: Fame Quotes,
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