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The highest form of vanity is love of fame.

The highest form of vanity is love of fame.

by George Santayana Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Were not this desire of fame very strong, the difficulty of
obtaining it, and the danger of losing it read more

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.

by Joseph Addison 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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In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.

In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.

by Marcus Tullius Cicero 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 - 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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Fame and riches are fleeting. Stupidity is eternal

Fame and riches are fleeting. Stupidity is eternal

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Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate.

Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate.

by Emily Dickinson Found in: Fame Quotes,
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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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