Quotes of Renown - somelinesforyou

“ I wouldn't say I invented tack, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity. ”

- Bette Midler

“ Stardom is becoming, superstardom is being. ”

- Unknown

“ Once I achieved stardom, the whole apparatus of the theater palled on me. ”

- Tallulah Bankhead

“ We want men to rule the nation who care more for and love better the nation's welfare than gold and silver, fame or popularity. ”

- Brigham Young

“ To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ Without relationships, no matter how much wealth, fame, power, prestige and seeming success by the standards and opinions of the world one has, happiness will constantly eluded him. ”

- Sidney Madwed

“ It's also much clearer how much damage the occupation of Iraq is doing to America's reputation and prestige around the world; and that's just starting now to hit home in the United States. ”

- Peter Singer

“ We look at some similar areas in such a completely different way. We're a comedy, we're very contemporary. We're very much about the impact of celebrity and fame on an individual in today's world. ”

- Ron Howard

“ But that's not so with John. He was very much at the height of his popularity and his creativity. It's a tragedy. ”

- Buddy Holly

“ Eventually stardom is going to go away from me. It goes away from everybody and all you have in the end is to be able to look back and like the choices you made. ”

- Matt Damon

“ Celebrity-worship and hero-worship should not be confused. Yet, we confuse them every day. By doing so we come dangerously close to depriving ourselves of all real models. We lose sight of the men and women who do not simply seem great because they are famous but are famous because they are great… ”

- Daniel J. Boorstin

“ The Mischievous Dog A dog used to run up quietly to the heels of everyone he met, and to bite them without notice. His master suspended a bell about his neck so that the Dog might give notice of his presence wherever he went. Thinking it a mark of distinction, the Dog grew proud of his bell and went tinkling it all over the marketplace… ”

- Aesop

“ It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived at any degree of eminence or fame, have written Memorials of themselves, at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life. ”

- Adam Clarke

“ That definitely helps. I think things can get magnified exponentially when you have two celebrities in a situation. Suddenly the interest it's not just like twice the interest, it's four, eight times depending on the celebrity. ”

- Matt Damon

“ I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown. ”

- Homer

“ The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail; mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession. ”

- Sallust

“ Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote. ”

- Edward Young

“ Renown? I've already got more of it than those I respect, and will never have as much as those for whom I feel contempt. ”

- Jean Rostand

“ The ones who count are those persons who, though they may be of little renown, respond to and are responsible for the continuation of the living spirit. ”

- Martin Buber

“ Lying on a feather mattress or quilt will not bring you renown. ”

- Leonardo da Vinci

“ Applause waits on success. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team. ”

- John Wooden

“ Popularity? It's glory's small change. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity. ”

- Unknown

“ Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity. ”

- Unknown

“ I'm shopping around for something to do that no one will like. ”

- Jerry Garcia

“ Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ Anyone who is popular is bound to be disliked. ”

- Yogi Berra

“ Avoid popularity if you would have peace. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit. ”

- William Penn
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