"Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don't know, and who don't know us."
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"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."
"What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism."
"I was the only one there I never heard of."
"There have been as great souls unknown to fame as any of the most famous."
"What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely."
"If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy."
"There are names written in her immortal scroll at which Fame blushes!"
"It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour."
"Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else."
"How vain, without the merit, is the name."
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