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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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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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And history with all her volumes vast,
Hath but one page.

And history with all her volumes vast,
Hath but one page.

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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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The will to domination is a ravenous beast. There are never enough warm bodies to satiate its monstrous hunger. Once read more

The will to domination is a ravenous beast. There are never enough warm bodies to satiate its monstrous hunger. Once alive, this beast grows and grows, feeding on all the life around it, scouring the earth to find new sources of nourishment. This beast lives in each man who battens on female servitude.

by Andrea Dworkin Found in: History Quotes,
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The construction of Europe is an art. It is the art of the possible.

The construction of Europe is an art. It is the art of the possible.

by Jacques Chirac Found in: History Quotes,
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Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.

Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.

by Dante Alighieri Found in: History Quotes,
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Fame: an embalmer trembling with stage fright.

Fame: an embalmer trembling with stage fright.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Fame Quotes,
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Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.

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