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Fame is ultimately about the cycles of desire and how to do away with them or manage them well.
I was always into the music. Music, in general, saved my life. But the fame part... I would look up, see what was going on around me, the reporters and photographers and all, and then I would just go back to making my music.
You can have all the money in the world, one of the biggest mansions ever built, be one of the most famous people in the world, and still be as unhappy as Mariah Carey was. Money and fame don't make people happy. Only God does. Amen.
It stirs up envy, fame does.
I'm not one of those writers that sits worrying about posthumous fame.
A. D. Aliwat
Fame had kept me from getting laid that night. Fame would make it so other people would bother me, follow me around with cameras, be all up in my shit, keep me from doing what I wanted to do when I wanted to do it. Fame could even potentially kill me. It killed a lot of people: John Lennon, Princess Diana, Selena.
Many writers were better before they became famous.
Celebrity sells dearly what we think she gives.
Your fans, they love you erratic, charmingly gut-shot. They place the rose in your teeth, and you live off the thorns.
The press frequently sneers at the hype devoted to a superstar, but the press itself is responsible for all the hype.
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again.
Neelam Saxena Chandra
Innocent like the first dreams A few words dropped on the paper; Contaminated they were by the surrounding air, Fame swarmed, naivety disappeared!
The world did not appreciate Abraham Lincoln until he died. His great figure has been looming higher each succeeding decade. We understand Jesus better than any other generation..A great man is like a mountain, you cannot appreciate when standing at its base.
Follow your passion. Nothing - not wealth, success, accolades or fame - is worth spending a lifetime doing things you don't enjoy.
I think sometimes you just lose your focus, and I think that's easy to do when you start getting more fame, more money, more power.
It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
The farther a man knows himself to be free from perfection, the nearer he is to it.
Praise and Fame often come after Shame.
Back then: to be paid more, one needed to increase the number of things that are by him known. Today: to be paid more, one needs to increase the number of people by whom he is known.
I think the fame aspect, there was definitely a period when I had to get used to it. My family had to get used to it, too. It's exciting.
Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.
The tree that bears the most fruit gets the most attention.
why will friends publish all the trash they can scrape together of celebrated people?
Money and fame are trashy and don't guarantee happiness, but we all refuse really to know it.
Nor Fame I slight, nor her favors call.
I'm an instant star, just add water.
The nights seem to me too long... I am often scolded by Madame Pasteur, but I tell her I shall lead her to fame.
John Kenneth Galbraith
SOME YEARS, like some poets,and politicians and some lovely women, are singled out for fame far beyond the common lot, and 1929 was clearly such a year.
I think it's nice for stars to do interviews to make us think they are just like us, but to tell you the truth, I get the feeling that it's all a big lie. The problem is I don't know who's lying.
You want to live your own life, but when you have fame, there are certain things you can't get away with.
I understand that comes with the territory, and that celebrities have a contract with the public: they get to be the target of jealousy and criticism, and sometimes admiration, in exchange for money and recognition. But I let that contract run out a while ago. It is not my job to be pretty, or cute, or anything that someone else wants me to be.
Some women’s greatest achievement is sleeping with a man who is rich, famous, and/or wanted by many women, whereas some women’s greatest achievement is refusing to sleep with such a man.
You can't get into the Hall of Fame unless you limp.
Fame is the illusion that one person has more value than another.
People afraid of criticism but I always put myself in a sacrificial position,they been know I ain't just rappin for fame
I know I've got a lock on the Dutch Hall of Fame.
Meanwhile, the net celebrates kids whose antics are the most sensationalist and, as a result, often reckless and self-destructive. An entire genre of YouTube video known as Epic Fail features amateur footage of wipeouts and other, well, epic failures. "FAIL Blog," part of The Daily What media empire, solicits fail videos from users and features both extreme sports stunts gone awry along with more random humiliations—like the guy who tried to shoplift an electric guitar by shoving it down his pants. Extreme sports clips are competing on the same sensationalist scale and result in popular classics such as "tire off the roof nut shot" and "insane bike crash into sign." Daring quickly overtakes what used to be skill. In "planking" photos and videos, participants seek to stay frozen in a horizontal plank position as they balance on a flagpole, over a cliff, or on top of a sleeping tiger. For "choking" videos, young people strangle one another to the point of collapse and, sometimes, death.
I don't think humans are meant to be looked at when we're buying pants.
The whole of history is the history of murderers. If you become a murderer, fame will be very easy. You can become a prime minister, you can become a president—but these are all masks. Behind them you will find very violent people, terribly violent people hiding, smiling. Those smiles are political, diplomatic. If the mask slips, you will always see Genghis Khan, Tamerlane, Nadir Shah, Napoleon, Alexander, Hitler, hiding behind.
Mickey Mouse... is always there-he's part of my life. That really is something not everyone can call their claim to fame.
Fame didn't happen to me in my 20s, it has been a gradual thing which probably makes it easier to deal with.
I'm famous now. But now that I've got fame and some of the other things I thought would make me happy - it ain't worked
Discuss unto me: art thou officer, Or art thou base, common, and popular?
Honor's thought Reigns solely in the breast of every man.
Glory is reserved for the twisted minds.
Fame is the beauty parlor of the dead.
At first, I thoroughly enjoyed being famous.
Some of us just don't want to be famous ... anonymity cannot be bought for any price, once you have lost it.
You have to work in this business on your own terms. Don't sell out for money, fame, or notoriety.
Fame is an interesting phenomenon.