These are quotes tagged with "fame".
The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematically, and it is independent of persons.
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men.
What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
The love of fame is the last weakness which even the wise resign.
Even the best things are not equal to their fame.
The difference between great celebrities and the unknown is the former failed and yet went at it again; the latter gave up in despair.
Celebrity is a mask that eats into the face. As soon as one is aware of being somebody, to be watched and listened to with extra interest, input ceases, and the performer goes blind and deaf in his over-animation. One can either see or be seen.
The fame you earn has a different taste from the fame that is forced upon you.
Men's fame is like their hair, which grows after they are dead, and with just as little use to them.
Each man has his appointed day: short and irreparable in the brief life of all, but to extend our fame by our deeds, this is the work of mankind.
Fame hides her head among the clouds.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
The day will come when everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.
Being a sex symbol was rather like being a convict.
What desire for fame attends both great and small; better be damned than mentioned not at all!
Sometimes I wish I weren't famous.
Knighthood lies above eternity; it doesn’t live off fame, but rather deeds.
All the fame you should look for in life is to have lived it quietly.
Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.
I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.