We need money. We need hits. Hits bring money, money bring power, power bring fame, fame change the game.
The human bird shall take his first flight, filling the world with amazement, all writings with his fame, and bringing eternal glory to the nest whence he sprang.
The worker must work for the glory of his handiwork, not simply for pay; the thinker must think for truth, not for fame.
God rewards every act of obedience to His Will.
Glory is like a circle in the water, which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, till, by broad spreading, it disperse to naught.
Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.
Fame is proof that people are gullible.
The charm of fame is so great, that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.
If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare me a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German, and Germany will declare that I am a Jew.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
He that pursues fame with just claims, trusts his happiness to the winds; but he that endeavors after it by false merit, has to fear, not only the violence of the storm, but the leaks of his vessel.
Renown? I've already got more of it than those I respect, and will never have as much as those for whom I feel contempt...
Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.
We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.
Another way of remaining in intimacy with God is by remaining in His presence.
I'd love to be in the Hall of Fame one day and win Super Bowl rings, or even one... and stay healthy.
The line between the public life and the private life has been erased, due to the rapid decline of manners and courtesy. There is a certain crudeness and crassness that has suddenly become accepted behavior, even desirable.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal.
Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted from.
I love acting. Oh, God, I love it. But all this fame and all this bullshit attention. I'm not supernatural. I've done nothing extremely special to deserve the position. It happens every couple of years, and it's happened to hundreds of people before me.
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