Fame Quotes

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.

John Wooden

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

A life lived with integrity – even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Denis Waitley

The martyr cannot be dishonoured. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Arthur Schopenhauer

Fame and tranquillity can never be bedfellows.

Michel de Montaigne

Fame is but the breath of people and that often unwholesome.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I take things like honour and loyalty seriously. It’s more important to me than any materialistic thing or any fame I could have.

Lloyd Banks

Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.

Gene Tierney

Fame can take interesting men and thrust mediocrity upon them.

David Bowie

Fame – a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Fame means millions of people have the wrong idea of who you are.

Erica Jong

Fame doesn’t end loneliness.

Claire Danes

Some men are born posthumously.

Friedrich Nietzsche

You are not in competition with anybody except yourself; plan to outdo your past not other people.

Jaachynma N.E. Agu.

I wish that being famous helped prevent me from being constipated.

Marvin Gaye