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Hard, withering toil only can achieve a name; and long days and months and years must be passed in the chase of that bubble, reputation, which, when once grasped, breaks in your eager clutch into a hundred lesser bubbles, that soar above you still. -- Donald Grant Mitchell
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Kingship: to earn a bad reputation by good deeds. -- Marcus Aurelius
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Fame is the shade of immortality, And in itself a shadow. Soon as caught, Contemn'd; it shrinks to nothing in the grasp. -- Edward Young
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The fame which is based on wealth or beauty is a frail and fleeting thing; but virtue shines for ages with undiminished lustre. -- Sallust
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True honor does not crave recognition, as true wisdom craves not publicity. The great heroes and the great men of wisdom walk silently through the bypaths of mankind. -- Dagobert D. Runes
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Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity. -- Natalie Clifford Barney
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A marked desire to be considered more than he felt himself to be; to become endowed, in fact, with that unpredictable, dangerous and transformative quality: fame. -- Robert Galbraith
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Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit. -- James Russell Lowell
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Vast, colossal destiny, which raises man to fame, though it may also grind him to powder! -- Friedrich Schiller
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There are decades in the making of the one man of renown; Multitudes that go unnoticed who must wreathe for him a crown. -- Christopher Paolini
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Men do not know why they award fame to one work of art rather than another. Without being in the faintest connoisseurs, they think to justify the warmth of their commendations by discovering it in a hundred virtues, whereas the real ground of their applause is inexplicable
it is sumpathy. -- Thomas Mann
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Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction. -- Dante Alighieri
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Renown awaits the commander who first restores artillery to its prime importance on the battlefield. -- Winston Churchill
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Excellence, much labored for by the race of mortals. -- Aristotle.
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reward for the righteous. -- Anonymous
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O painter, take care lest the greed for gain prove a stronger incentive than renown in art, for to gain this renown is a far greater thing than is the renown of riches. -- Leonardo Da Vinci
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If you survive long enough, you're revered-rather like an old building. -- Katharine Hepburn
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I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds; who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it. -- David Mallet
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Success with Honor -- Allen Meece
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grandeur that few people ever -- James Patterson
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Those who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring a reputation superior to names hourly swept away by time among the refuse of fame, should add to their reason and their spirit the power of persisting in their pur -- Samuel Johnson
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The reward of renunciation is some good greater than the thing renounced. To renounce with no vision of such a good, from fear or in automatic obedience to a formula, is to weaken the springs of life, and to diminish the soul's resistance to this world. -- Hugh Kingsmill
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Virtue preserv'd from fell destruction's blast,
Led on by heaven, and crown'd with joy at last. -- William Shakespeare
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Reputation is what men say about you on your tombstone;
Character is what the angels say about you before the throne of God -- William Hersey Davis
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A man's heart must be very frivolous if the possession of fame rewards the labor to attain it. For the worst of reputation is that it is not palpable or present - we do not feel or see or taste it. -- Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1St Baron Lytton
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Unnumbered suppliants crowd Preferment's gate
Athirst for wealth, and burning to be great;
Delusive Fortune hears th' incessant call,
They mount, they shine, evaporate, and fall. -- Samuel Johnson
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Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity. -- William Hazlitt
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It is important to recognize that reputation means nothing, and while past deeds might inspire confidence, they are no guarantee of present or future victory. I -- R.a. Salvatore
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Humility Preceeds Glory -- Paul Gitwaza
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Fame is a vapor, popularity is an accident, riches take wings, those who cheer today may curse tomorrow and only one thing endures - character. -- Harry Truman
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Virtue is the fount whence honor springs. -- Christopher Marlowe
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If you submit to your gift, you will become known and influential -- Sunday Adelaja
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There is no defense against reproach, but obscurity; it is a kind of concomitant to greatness. -- Joseph Addison
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What await you; golden treasures of risks taken. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
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The temple of fame stands upon the grave: the flame that burns upon its altars is kindled from the ashes of great men. -- William Hazlitt
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The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket; a very few names may be considered as perpetual lamps that shine unconsumed. -- Samuel Johnson
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Virtue is the fount whence honour springs. -- Christopher Marlowe
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Knight without fear and without reproach. -- Richard Harris Barham
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Glory may be everlasting, yet it is fleeting as well - soon forgotten in the aftermath of even the most famous of victories if they lead to greater disasters. -- George R R Martin
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The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example. -- Benjamin Disraeli
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Let the famous not denounce fame. Far from being empty and meaningless, it fills those it touches with divine power. -- Franz Grillparzer
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This may not however elevate your stature during the years you have remaining; for fame's a weed, but repute is a slow-growing oak, and all we can do during our lifetimes is hop around like squirrels and plant acorns. -- Neal Stephenson
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Resposibility is the price of greatness. -- Winston S. Churchill
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Fame, if not double fac'd, is double mouth'd, And with contrary blast proclaims most deeds; On both his wings, one black, the other white, Bears greatest names in his wild aery flight. -- John Milton
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When the gratitude that many owe to one discards all modesty, then there is fame. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
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Ultimate in respectability: not only received back into the ranks of the people but also -- Nien Cheng
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One's reputation must not exceed one's capabilities;
by your works you shall be known. -- Matshona Dhliwayo
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Fame grows like a tree if it have the principle of growth in it; the accumulated dews of ages freshen its leaves. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Money will buy money's worth; but the thing men call fame, what is it? -- Thomas Carlyle
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For virtue only finds eternal Fame. -- Petrarch
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Those who despise fame seldom deserve it. We are apt to undervalue the purchase we cannot reach, to conceal our poverty the better. It is a spark which kindles upon the best fuel, and burns brightest in the bravest breast. -- Jeremy Collier
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A work of real merit finds favor at last. -- Amos Bronson Alcott
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Great power which incites great envy, hurls some men to destruction; they are drowned in a long splendid stream of honors. -- Juvenal
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Fame is nothing but the sum of all the misunderstandings that cluster around a new name ... Wherever a human achievement becomes truly great, it seeks to hide its face in the lap of general, nameless greatness. -- Rainer Maria Rilke
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The coming of honor or disgrace must be a reflection of one's inner power. -- Xun Zi
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Honor is a trophy for the wise;
dishonor is a crown for fools.
A good reputation in the sight of men is precious;
a good name in the sight of God is priceless. -- Matshona Dhliwayo
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Fame is an accident; merit a thing absolute. -- Herman Melville
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Fame is the accumulation of misunderstandings around a well-known name -- Gregory Benford
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What is Fortune, what is Fame?
Futile gold and phantom name-
Riches buried in a cave,
Glory written on a grave. -- Henry Van Dyke
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Fame will come to some. Honor will visit all who work. -- Julia Cameron
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A measure of victory has been won, and honors have been bestowed in token thereof. But honours fade or are forgotten, and monuments crumble into dust. It is the battle itself that matters - and the battle must go on. -- Elizabeth Kenny
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We make children and wealth and amass land and build halls and assemble armies and give great feasts, but only one thing survives us. Reputation. -- Bernard Cornwell
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Now is the time to reap rewards. Now is the time to claim supremacy over others. It is the time to gain and to lose, to display one's ability, to exhibit acts of one's valour. Are you ready? -- Waheed Ibne Musa
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Genius inspires this thirst for fame: there is no blessing undesired by those to whom Heaven gave the means of winning it. -- Madame De Stael
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What's a reputation for, if not for proceeding oneself? -- Michael Montoure
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transgressions one -- Martha Hodes
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Virtue is increased by the smile of approval; and the love of renown is the greatest incentive to honourable acts. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Fame is like a suffocating castle sieged by the enemy. -- Mehmet Murat Ildan
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Popularity is the slutty little cousin of prestige, -- Birdman
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You give up your future, lose your dreams, are stained with despair ... Yet at the same time you shake off your past, fight reality, and never lose your nobility. -- Sebastian
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Her track, where'er the goddess roves, Glory pursue, and gen'rous shame, Th' unconquerable mind, and freedom's holy flame. -- Thomas Gray
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Adversity refined as like gold. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
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There are names written in her immortal scroll at which Fame blushes! -- William Hazlitt
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There stands the shadow of a glorious name. -- Lucan
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Choose great people and shine in their shadows -- Richard Branson
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Valor and power may gain a lasting memory, but where are they when the brave and mighty are departed? Their effects may remain, but they live not in them any more than the fire in the work of the potter. -- Hartley Coleridge
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The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it is the ambition to attain the highest excellence, sanctioned by the highest authority, that of time. -- William Hazlitt
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I had been seasoned by adversity, and tutored by experience, and I longed to redeem my lost honour in the eyes of those whose opinion was more than that of all the world to me. -- Anne Bronte
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Of all the passions that inspire a man in a battle, none, we have to admit, is so powerful and so constant as the longing for honor and reknown. -- Carl Von Clausewitz
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The love of fame is a passion natural and universal, which no man, however high or mean, however wise or ignorant, was yet able to despise. -- Samuel Johnson
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from the power of the hunting pack,
and to know that wisdom is best
and beauty
sheer holiness. -- Hilda Doolittle
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There is explosive power in virtue. -- Corrie Ten Boom
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Do not confuse notoriety and fame with greatness ... For you see, greatness is a measure of one's spirit, not a result of one's rank in human affairs. -- Sherman Glenn Finesilver
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Fame is like a shaved pig with a greased tail, and it is only after it has slipped through the hands of some thousands, that some fellow, by mere chance, holds on to it! -- David Crockett
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Fame is a good so wholly foreign to our natures that we have no faculty in the soul adapted to it, nor any organ in the body to relish it; an object of desire placed out of the possibility of fruition. -- Joseph Addison
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The highest point a man can attain is not Knowledge, or Virtue, or Goodness, or Victory, but something even greater, more heroic and more despairing: Sacred Awe! -- Nikos Kazantzakis
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A nobleness to try for,
A name to live and die for. -- George Parsons Lathrop
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Fame is a skittish jade, more fickle even than Fortune, and apt to shy, and bolt, and plunge away on very trifling causes. -- Anthony Trollope
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Reconnection to the suppressed, yet incredible spirit and creativity of the managed - the many who day in, day out, do the ordinary work of the world from which the wealth, power, and fame of the few is extracted. -- Anonymous
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Nothing is more disreputable than wasting a reputation where it cannot be flaunted, for fame fades fast in fighting filthy foes. -- Andrew Chugg
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Reputation is the road to power -- Jeremy Bentham
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Greatness is a property for which no man can receive credit too soon; it must be possessed long before it is acknowledged. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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We all of us have a reputation, something we are known for, and sometimes it may be different from what we would like to be known for. At the core of this is the simple but fragile heart - our integrity - which is always under challenge, under tests both trivial and profound every day of our lives. -- Peter Cosgrove
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Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars. -- Henry David Thoreau
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The grace of endurance, overcoming all hurdles. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
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Humble because of knowledge; mighty by sacrifice. -- Rudyard Kipling
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The wise are known by their actions; fame and immortality are ever their attendants. -- Johann Gaudenz Von Salis-Seewis
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I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown. -- Homer
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Fame must be received with gratitude and handled with humility. -- Rupali Desai
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He who seeks fame by the practice of virtue asks only for what he deserves. -- Luc De Clapiers