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“Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that.”
Jean Baptiste Lacordaire
“What you want is fame?Then note the price:All claimTo honor you must sacrifice.”
“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.”
Henry David Thoreau
“Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.”
“I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.”
“What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.”
“If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.”
“A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!”
Oliver Wendell Holmes
“Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.”
“If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation?”
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