"Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds."
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"The love of fame is the last weakness which even the wise resign."
"Even the best things are not equal to their fame."
"The fame you earn has a different taste from the fame that is forced upon you."
"Men's fame is like their hair, which grows after they are dead, and with just as little use to them."
"Fame hides her head among the clouds."
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon."
"The day will come when everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes."
"Being a sex symbol was rather like being a convict."
"What desire for fame attends both great and small; better be damned than mentioned not at all!"
"Sometimes I wish I weren't famous."
"A shocking occurrence ceases to be shocking when it occurs daily."
"All objects lose by too familiar a view."
"The hues of the opal, the light of the diamond, are not to be seen if the eye is too near."
"Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration."
"Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it."
"Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness."
"Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the interests hatreds."
"Sweets grown common lose their dear delight."
"Familiar acts are beautiful through love."
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