"Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls."
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"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."
"Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow."
"To want fame is to prefer dying scorned than forgotten."
"Acquaintance lessens fame."
"I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known."
"We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to."
"A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it."
"Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate."
"There has never been a statue erected to the memory of someone who let well enough alone."
"Fame is proof that the people are gullible."
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