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It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.

It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.

by Albert Einstein Found in: Fame Quotes,
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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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Nothing can cover his high fame but Heaven;
No pyramids set off his memories,
But the eternal read more

Nothing can cover his high fame but Heaven;
No pyramids set off his memories,
But the eternal substance of his greatness,--
To which I leave him.

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Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana; he is almost
lost that built it.

Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana; he is almost
lost that built it.

by Sir Thomas Browne Found in: Fame Quotes,
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To myself alone do I owe my fame.
[Fr., Je ne dois qu'a moi seul toute ma renommee.]

To myself alone do I owe my fame.
[Fr., Je ne dois qu'a moi seul toute ma renommee.]

by Pierre Corneille Found in: Fame Quotes,
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A niche in the temple of Fame.

A niche in the temple of Fame.

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A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to read more

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

by Fred Allen Found in: Fame Quotes,
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And what after all is everlasting fame? Altogether vanity.

And what after all is everlasting fame? Altogether vanity.

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Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.

Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Fame Quotes,
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