Don’t cling to fame. You’re just borrowing it. It’s like money. You’re going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.
It is just the little touches after the average man would quit that make the master’s fame.
Looking at the proliferation of personal web pages on the net, it looks like very soon everyone on earth will have 15 Megabytes of fame.
Fame will go by and, so long, I’ve had you, fame. If it goes by, I’ve always known it was fickle. So at least it’s something I experience, but that’s not where I live.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
In the march up the heights of fame there comes a spot close to the summit in which man reads nothing but detective stories.
Men in Great Place are thrice Servants Servants of the Sovereign or State Servants of Fame and Servants of Business It is strange desire to seek Power and to lose Liberty.
It’s so glamorous, you have to see it. (describing the 92 million Rock & Roll Hall of Fame)