"How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens."
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"Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud."
"Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid."
"Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole."
"The strongest poison ever known came from Caesar's laurel crown."
"I must say, I don't feel very qualified to be a pop star. I feel very awkward at times in the role."
"People should realize we're jerks just like them."
"A sign of celebrity is often that their name is worth more than their services."
"Popular applause veers with the wind."
"Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls."
"I awoke one morning and found myself famous."
"Folly loves the martyrdom of fame."
"Fame is the thirst of youth."
"To many fame comes too late."
"Fame is only good for one thing-they will cash your check in a small town."
"I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one."
"After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one."
"It often happens that those of whom we speak least on earth are best known in heaven."
"Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don't know, and who don't know us."
"The present condition of fame is merely fashion."
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