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Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
Fame
W. H. Auden

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Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.
Fame
Francis Bacon

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Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
Fame
Vicki Baum

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Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
Success
Erma Bombeck

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Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Fame
Edmund Burke

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Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.
Critics and Criticism
Robert Burns

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Fame is the thirst of youth.
Fame
Lord Byron

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Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.
Fame
Lord Byron

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The drying up a single tear has more of honest fame, than shedding seas of gore.
Cries and Crying
Lord Byron

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To many fame comes too late.
Fame
Luis De Camoens

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Fame is only good for one thing-they will cash your check in a small town.
Fame
Truman Capote

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The present condition of fame is merely fashion.
Fame
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Riches: A dream in the night. Fame: A gull floating on water.
Fame
Chinese Proverb

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To want fame is to prefer dying scorned than forgotten.
Fame
E. M. Cioran

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Acquaintance lessens fame.
Fame
Claudius

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Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
Fame
Emily Dickinson

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The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.
Women
Amelia Earhart

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Fame is proof that the people are gullible.
Fame
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.
Fame
Desiderius Erasmus

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There have been as great souls unknown to fame as any of the most famous.
Fame
Benjamin Franklin

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If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
Fame
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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There are names written in her immortal scroll at which Fame blushes!
Fame
William Hazlitt

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Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.
Fame
Oliver Wendell Holmes

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It is a wretched thing to live on the fame of others.
Fame
(Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal

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The fame of great men ought to be judged always by the means they used to acquire it.
Fame
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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