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Finding fame

/ 09:26 PM August 16, 2013

Many people want to be famous—but, what do famous people say about fame? Some insights:

Rather than money or fame, give me truth.—Henry David Thoreau


If you find fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.—Oprah Winfrey

Success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well without thought of fame. If it comes at all, it’ll come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Fame is a vapor, and popularity an accident. Only one thing endures, and that is character. —Horace Greeley

It’s strange to be known so universally yet be so lonely.—Albert Einstein

Fame is a bee. It has a song. It has a sting. Ah, it too has a wing.—Emily Dickenson


Were not the desire for fame very strong, the difficulty of obtaining it, and the danger of losing it when obtained, would be sufficient to deter a man from so vain a pursuit. —Joseph Addison

A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well-known—then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized! —Fred Allen

A celebrity is one who’s known to many people he is glad he doesn’t know.—Henry Louis Mencken


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

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

Not to be known is no sorrow. My sorrow is not knowing men.—Confucius

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