Quotes containing word "fame"

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Sell also: celebrity, renown

Definitions and meanings of word "fame"

• Noun: the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

• Noun: favorable public reputation

Featured authors with quotes containing word "fame"

Jerry Rice
4 quotes about fame
American Athlete
Born Saturday 13 October 1962
Arthur Schopenhauer
3 quotes about fame
German Philosopher
Friday 22 February 1788 - Friday 21 September 1860
Blaise Pascal
2 quotes about fame
French Writer, Philosopher, Physicist, Mathematician, Inventor
Monday 19 June 1623 - Saturday 19 August 1662
Mary MacLane
2 quotes about fame
Canadian Writer
1881 - 1929
Jack London
one quote about fame
American Novelist, Author, Journalist, Activist
Wednesday 12 January 1876 - Wednesday 22 November 1916
Lord Byron
3 quotes about fame
British Poet
Tuesday 22 January 1788 - Monday 19 April 1824
Eminem
3 quotes about fame
American Writer, Actor, Musician, Producer, Songwriter
Born Tuesday 17 October 1972
Henry David Thoreau
2 quotes about fame
American Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Historian, Author
Saturday 12 July 1817 - Tuesday 6 May 1862
Gloria Vanderbilt
one quote about fame
American Author, Artist, Actress, Designer
Wednesday 20 February 1924 - Monday 17 June 2019
Richard O'Brien
2 quotes about fame
English Writer, Actor
Born Wednesday 25 March 1942
Aidan Quinn
one quote about fame
Irish Actor
Born Sunday 8 March 1959
Calvin Klein
2 quotes about fame
American Designer
Born Thursday 19 November 1942

Even those who write against fame wish for the fame of having written well, and those who read their works desire the fame of having read them.

Blaise Pascal

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If cash comes with fame, come fame; if cash comes without fame, come cash.

Jack London

Words: cash, comes, fame, come
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If I should get selected into the Hall of Fame, I'd be able to say 'thank you' to all the legends that are in the Hall of Fame. And also say thank you to my teammates, and also to all the fans. It's going to be like a dream come true.

Jerry Rice

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I don't enjoy being a celebrity, I don't want any part of that or any part of that fame for fame... i'd actually rather die than be a celebrity slime!!!

Marc Almond

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Rosie is a Hall of Fame player, and I wouldn't be in the Hall of Fame if it weren't for him.

Frank Gifford

Words: Hall, fame, player
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In the book of Gaga, fame is in your heart, fame is there to comfort you, to bring you self-confidence and worth whenever you need it.

Lady Gaga

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The fame you earn has a different taste from the fame that is forced upon you.

Gloria Vanderbilt

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Honor means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something which must be won; honor, only something which must not be lost.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I experience, but that's not where I live.

Marilyn Monroe

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That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune. A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that, but they are broke.

Mike Tyson

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I've been to the Hall of Fame many times, in grade school and high school. I had field trips to the Hall of Fame and taking tours of it. I just never thought about that one day I possibly might be in it. I think it'd be great.

Patrick Ewing

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Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo repeats only the last art, but fame relates all, and often more than all.

Thomas Fuller

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I want fame more than I can tell. But more than I want fame I want happiness.

Mary MacLane

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Sometimes I'm uncomfortable with the level of fame I've got! It all depends on the day and what's going on. I don't desire any more fame. I don't need it.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

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It's very confusing when fame comes early on in your career. You get a little bit bent out of shape in terms of what's important. Fame is like the dessert that comes with your achievements - it's not an achievement in itself, but sometimes it can overpower the work.

Adam Clayton

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A life without fame can be a good life, but fame without a life is no life at all.

Clive James

Words: life, fame, good, all
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I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds; who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it.

David Mallet

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I like the level of fame that I have. You get nice tables in restaurants sometimes, but fame isn't something that I find comfortable.

Aidan Quinn

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Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.

Henry David Thoreau

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I am sure it will be mentioned and debated but from my standpoint I know who is in the Hall of Fame. A lot of them don't belong in the Hall of Fame. If someone wants to debate me, check the stats.

Gary Sheffield

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