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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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If fame is only to come after death, I am in no hurry for it.

If fame is only to come after death, I am in no hurry for it.

by Martial 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 is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.

Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.

by Horace Greeley Found in: Fame Quotes,
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More knave than fool.

More knave than fool.

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Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a
pestle, yet will not his foolishness read more

Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a
pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

by Bible Found in: Folly 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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A rational reaction against irrational excesses and vagaries of
skepticism may . . . readily degenerate into the rival read more

A rational reaction against irrational excesses and vagaries of
skepticism may . . . readily degenerate into the rival folly of
credulity.

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A fool and a wise man are alike both in the starting-place--their
birth, and at the post--their death; only read more

A fool and a wise man are alike both in the starting-place--their
birth, and at the post--their death; only they differ in the race
of their lives.

by Thomas Fuller Found in: Folly Quotes,
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