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fame Quotes

26 of the best book quotes about fame
  1. #1
    “Yet, it was clear that, for them, I was only Sonny’s brother. Here, I was in Sonny’s world. Or rather: his kingdom. Here, it was not even a question that his veins bore royal blood.”
  2. #2
    “For he isn’t the Cat that he was in his prime;
    Though his name was quite famous, he says, in his time.
    And whenever he joins his friends at their club
    (which takes place at the back of the neighboring pub)
    He loves to regale them, if someone else pays,
    With anecdotes drawn from his palmiest days.
    For he once was a Star of the highest degree —
    He has acted with Irving, he’s acted with Tree.”
  3. #3
    “My fatal course is finish’d; and I go, A glorious name, among the ghosts below.”
    author
    Virgil
    book
    The Aenid
    character
    Dido
    concepts
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  4. #4
    “I found that the men most in repute were all but the most foolish; and that others less esteemed were really wiser and better.”
  5. #5
    “Then my uncle became a great man, and myself the nephew of a great man, which is at least something.”
  6. #6
    “Okonkwo was well known throughout the nine villages and even beyond. His fame rested on solid personal achievements.”
  7. #7
    “Trajan was ambitious of fame; and as long as mankind shall continue to bestow more liberal applause on their destroyers than on their benefactors, the thirst of military glory will ever be the vice of the most exalted characters.”
  8. #8
    “It’s folly to measure your success in money or fame. Success is measured only by your ability to say yes to these two questions: Did I do the work I needed to do? Did I give it everything I had?”
  1. #9
    “Fame after life is no better than oblivion.”
  2. #10
    “..the early Christians... Willingly they sacrificed fame, fortune and life itself on behalf of the cause they knew to be right. Quantitatively small, they were qualitatively giants.”
  3. #11
    “The desire for fame tempts even noble minds.”
  4. #12
    “If the enemy sends its Goliath into battle, it magnifies our cause. Henry Drummond has stalked the courtrooms of this land for forty years. When he fights, headlines follow. (With growing fervor) The whole world will be watching our victory over Drummond. (Dramatically) If St. George had slain a dragonfly, who would remember him.”
  5. #13
    Tut, tut — fame clearly isn’t everything.
  6. #14
    “The story of Trump was the story of how he tried to make himself a story. He was shameless, campy, and instructive: if you were willing to risk humiliation, the world could be yours. Trump became the objective correlative for the rising appetite for fame and notoriety.”
  7. #15
    “There above How many now hold themselves mighty kings Who here like swine shall wallow in the mire, Leaving behind them horrible dispraise!”
  8. #16
    “These of death No hope may entertain: and their blind life So meanly passes, that all other lots They envy. Fame of them the world hath none, Nor suffers; mercy and justice scorn them both. Speak not of them, but look, and pass them by.”

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  1. #17
    “My father and I were close once. In Jamaica, and even after we moved here, we were inseparable. Most times it felt like me and my dad—the Dreamers—against my mom and my brother—the Non-Dreamers...I listened to his stories about how our life would be after he became famous. I listened long after my mom and brother had stopped listening.”
  2. #18
    “My life is for itself and not for a spectacle. I much prefer that it should be of a lower strain, so it be genuine and equal, than that it should be glittering and unsteady.”
  3. #19
    “Wilbur was modest; fame did not spoil him.”
  4. #20
    “‘Why are they all staring?’ demanded Albus as he and Rose craned around to look at the other students. ‘Don’t let it worry you,’ said Ron. ‘It’s me. I’m extremely famous.’”
  5. #21
    ″[T]he magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all. Fame! You’ll be as famous as famous can be, with the whole wide world watching you win on TV.”
  6. #22
    “Do not grieve, wise warrior! It is better for each man that he avenge his friend than to mourn him much. Each of us must accept the end of life here in this world—so we must work while we can to earn fame before death.”
  7. #23
    “There was a football team and a baseball team, but the swim team was the school’s claim to fame. Raynesville infants were dropped into one of the public swimming pools before they could crawl.”
  8. #24
    “Connor is a celebrity in his dormitory. He finds it absurd and surreal that the kids here see him as some sort of symbol, when all he did was survive.”
  9. #25
    ″ It was the unusual number and fame of these predecessors which made our own expedition—ample though it was—so little noticed by the world at large.”
  10. #26
    “All manner of people grew interested in Kino – people with things to sell and people with favors to ask.”