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    A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognised.

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

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

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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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Even the best things are not equal to their fame.

Even the best things are not equal to their fame.

by Henry David Thoreau 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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It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a read more

It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that.

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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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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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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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After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument
than why I have one.

After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument
than why I have one.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Fame Quotes,
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