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    Look at Jessica Simpson. She's famous for being dumb. I guess it started with Marylyn Monroe, and she actually wasn't that dumb, but that's how she was perceived - and that's what got popular.

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    Love is better than Fame.

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    Luther Vandross was a musician who sang. So after a while he was also the number one background singer in New York, so he would sing for Bette Midler, he sang on "Fame," he sang for David Bowie, he sang for - whoever needed backgrounds, he would arrange the parts and hook your record up. He also sang on commercials. McDonald's, Budweiser.

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    Love and grief and motherhood, Fame and mirth and scorn - these are all shall befall, Any woman born.

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    Make sure your desire to do what you're aspiring to do is deeper than just fame and being a celebrity.

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    Man has always desired power. Ownership of property gives this power. Man hankers also after posthumous fame based on power.

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    Make a virtue of necessity.

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    Maintain your post: That's all the fame you need; For 'tis impossible you should proceed.

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    Many actions calculated to procure fame are not conducive to ultimate happiness.

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    Many species of wit are quite mechanical; these are the favorites of witlings, whose fame in words scarce outlives the remembrance of their funeral ceremonies.

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    Mankind are so ready to bestow their admiration on the dead, because the latter do not hear it, or because it gives no pleasure to the objects of it. Even fame is the offspring of envy.

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    Men in great place are thrice servants: servants of the sovereign or state, servants of fame, and servants of business.

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    Marcel Proust shut out visitors from his cork-lined room, where he wrote, but he probably expected to be immortalized in the literary canon. Even the most introverted drives and motives are set in a social context and amplified by the potential for achieving fame.

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    Marie Curie is, of all celebrated beings, the only one whom fame has not corrupted.

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    Men seek fame and high places only to learn that they were happier in obscurity

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    Mere wealth, I am above it, / It is the reputation wide, / The playwright's pomp, the poet's pride / That eagerly I covet.

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    Many have lived on a pedestal who will never have a statue when dead.

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    Men have solicitude about fame; and the greater share they have of it, the more afraid they are of losing it.

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    Modeling's actually been treating me a lot better at age 24 than when I was 21. Young girls get their hopes up and have fifteen minutes of fame; it's really sad, because there are very few models who last anymore.

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    Money and fame are very inconvenient and very problematic.

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    Modest fame is not to be despised by the highest characters. [Lat., Modestiae fama neque summis mortalibus spernenda est.]

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    Money and fame are trashy and don't guarantee happiness, but we all refuse really to know it.

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    Michael Jackson National African American Art Examiner Series

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    Mickey Mouse... is always there-he's part of my life. That really is something not everyone can call their claim to fame.

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    Money and fame? I never had it, don't really know if I want it.

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    My emotions are very simple and always have been about the Hall of Fame. It's something that I had absolutely nothing to do with and had no control over, so I never thought much about it, to be frank.

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    My drum sticks are in the "Hall of Fame." I know that.

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    My fame is largely due to young people, theyre the first ones to discover me.

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    My fame came from my success as a country music singer.

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    My life and my whole eternity belongs to God.  All this stuff is temporary.  Money, fame, successtemporary.  Even life is temporary.  Jesusthat's eternal.

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    Most celebrated men live in a condition of prostitution.

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    My only claim to fame, if I have one, is that I'm an editor.

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    My friends are all really nice about my fame, they're just curious really, they ask lots of questions.

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    No one smiled at me, or looked at me twice; shopping has become my time of reckoning; I will never be able to purchase the stardom I have lost.

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    No matter how much fame you have, it's not something that belongs to you. If I'm famous, that doesn't belong to me-that belongs to you. If you can't remember who I am, I'm no longer famous.

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    My mom just didn't put a very high premium on me being like really famous or really wealthy or anything.

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    Nothing arouses ambition so much in the heart as the trumpet-clang of another's fame.

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    Nothing but pain, stuck in this game, searching for fortune and fame.

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    Nothing is easier to avoid than publicity. If one genuinely doesn't want it, one doesn't get it.

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    Nor Fame I slight, nor for her favors call; She comes unlooked for, if she comes at all .

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    Nor Fame I slight, nor her favors call.

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    No true and permanent fame can be founded, except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind.

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    Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity.

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    OBLIVION, n. The state or condition in which the wicked cease from struggling and the dreary are at rest. Fame's eternal dumping ground.

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    Of all the phantoms fleeting in the mist Of time, though meagre all and ghostly thin; Most unsubstantial, unessential shade Was earthly fame.

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    Obviously there's something very seductive about movies, which can be attractive in a bad way if you're doing them for the wrong reasons - for money, or for fame.

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    Of all the rewards of virtue, . . . the most splendid is fame, for it is fame alone that can offer us the memory of posterity.

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    Of course, I came up around music and fame, but this is still my first time experiencing it all. I'm still going through it like anybody else goes through it. But I'm still doing something I've never done before.

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    Once, I had a dream of fame. Generally, even then, I was lonely.

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    Of all kinds of ambition, that which pursues poetical fame is the wildest