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76 Greatest Quotes About Fame


Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot. Bob Dylan
Fame had brought me so much unhappiness. Brigitte Bardot
Notoriety wasn't as good as fame, but was heaps better than obscurity. Neil Gaiman
We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free. Jiddu Krishnamurti
Media. I think I have heard of her. Isn't she the one who killed her children? Neil Gaiman
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have. Andy Warhol
I've always been famous, it's just no one knew it yet. Lady Gaga
If you act like a rock star you will be treated like one. Marilyn Manson
You just wait. I'm going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world. Bruce Lee
A good commander is benevolent and unconcerned with fame. Sun Tzu
I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it's not the answer. Jim Carrey
I'm an instant star, just add water. David Bowie
I am not concerned that I am not known; I seek to be worthy to be known. Confucius
My happiness doesn't come from money or fame. My happiness comes from seeing life without struggle. Nicki Minaj
If I blow my nose, it gets written all over the world. Audrey Hepburn
Not to know me argues yourselves unknown. John Milton
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering. Theodore Roosevelt
If you are born with fame, it is an accident. If you die with fame, it is an achievement. Abdul Kalam
I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is 'In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.'. Andy Warhol
Fame is ultimately about the cycles of desire and how to do away with them or manage them well. Lady Gaga
Fame and fortune, how empty they can be. Elvis Presley
Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. Erma Bombeck
I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes. Jimi Hendrix
The life given us, by nature is short; but the memory of a well-spent life is eternal. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything. Rainer Maria Rilke
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame. Arthur Schopenhauer
When you become famous, being famous becomes your profession. James Carville
The most important thing for everyone in Gringolandia is to have ambition and become 'somebody,' and frankly, I don't have the least ambition to become anybody. Frida Kahlo
When the gratitude of many to one throws away all shame, we behold fame. Friedrich Nietzsche
Fame is a series of misunderstandings surrounding a name. Joni Mitchell
Fame gives you everything you never wanted. Ava Gardner
Oh how wrong we were to think immortality meant never dying. Gerard Way
The sight of so many ruins destroys any desire to build shanties; all this ancient dust makes one indifferent to fame. Gustave Flaubert
Fame should be left to the film stars. Alexander McQueen
If you change the way you tell your own story, you can change the colour and create a life in technicolour. Isabel Allende
If so many people love me, how come I'm alone? Doris Day
Fame means millions of people have the wrong idea of who you are. Erica Jong
I want to change the world, and do something valuable and beautiful. I want people to remember me before I'm dead, and then more afterwards. Russell Brand
If cash comes with fame, come fame; if cash comes without fame, come cash. Jack London
Fame or perceived success - it all comes from groupthink. Chance the Rapper
That should be the measure of success for everyone. It's not money, it's not fame, it's not celebrity; my index of success is happiness. Lupe Fiasco
The only thing worse than being in the Hall of Fame is not being in the Hall of Fame. Tom Waits
Mickey Mouse... is always there-he's part of my life. That really is something not everyone can call their claim to fame. Annette Funicello
Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame. Robert Burns
Tom Cruise, he's a lot more famous than me. David Beckham
Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; riches take wings; the only earthly certainty is oblivion. Horace Greeley
Fame changes a lot of things, but it can't change a lightbulb. Gilda Radner
The fame of his likes circulates briskly but soon grows heavy and stale; and as for history it will limit his life story to the dash between two dates. Vladimir Nabokov
Why am I so famous? What am I doing right? What are the others doing wrong? Barbra Streisand