Fame Quotes

Some quotes on fame

Fame is a fickle food – Upon a shifting plate
~ Emily Dickinson

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
~Henry David Thoreau

Fame and riches are fleeting. Stupidity is eternal.
~Don Williams, Jr

He who pursues fame at the risk of losing his self is not a scholar.
~Chuang-tzu

What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
~Lord Byron

Famous I don’t know about. It’s hard to be famous and alive. I just want to play music every day and hear someone say, ‘Thanks, that was great, here’s some money, same time tomorrow, okay?’
~ Terry Pratchett

If you’re holding out for universal popularity, I’m afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.
~J. K. Rowling.This is from one of the Harry Potter series

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
~Napoleon Bonaparte

Then on the shore Of the wide world I stand alone, and think Till love and fame to nothingness do sink
~ John Keats

He who pursues fame at the risk of losing his self is not a scholar.
~Chuang-tzu

A niche in the temple of Fame.
~Author Unknown

I’m not going to be somebody who wants to hold on to my fame for the rest of my life.
~Shania Twain

Here is a Funny fame quote that some people might not find “funny”
Fame has sent a number of celebrities off the deep end, and in the case of Michael Jackson, to the kiddy pool.
~Bill Maher

Fame, we may understand, is no sure test of merit, but only a probability of such: it is an accident, not a property of a man.
~Thomas Carlyle

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

If you’re a misfit within a group of misfits, does that mean you’re actually popular and normal?
~Laura Preble

I’m never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things. I don’t do any thing. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don’t even do that any more.
~ Dorothy Parker

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

Who fears not to do ill fears the name, And free from conscience, is a slave to fame.
~Sir John Denham

The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
~George Santayana

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
~Henry David Thoreau

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
~Thomas Carlyle

I awoke one morning and found myself famous.
~Lord Byron

Popularity? It is glory’s small change.
~Victor Hugo

I always thought I should be treated like a star.
~Madonna

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

And what after all is everlasting fame? Altogether vanity.
~Marcus Aurelius

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