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Quotations about Fame


Fame is a powerful force that can bestow wealth, influence, and recognition upon those who achieve it. It comes in many forms, from celebrities in the entertainment industry to accomplished professionals, artists, and even social media influencers. Fame offers a glimpse into the allure of the spotlight and the complexities that come with public recognition. In this compilation, we explore the lighter side of fame, presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the amusing, ironic, and sometimes absurd aspects of being in the public eye. So, prepare to embrace the laughter, peek behind the curtain of fame, and embark on a journey filled with humour and insights into the world of fame.

Get ready to chuckle as we present a compilation of funny quotations about fame. While fame can bring wealth, adoration, and recognition, there are moments of levity, irony, and playful observation that arise when exploring the world of public figures and the pursuit of fame. From witty remarks on the absurdities of celebrity culture to humorous reflections on the challenges and pitfalls of being in the public eye, these quotes offer a lighthearted perspective on the whimsical and often comical aspects of fame.

quotations about fame

"One day you are a signature; the next day, an autograph." Billy Wilder (American screenwriter and director, 1906-2002)

"Some people obtain fame, others deserve it." Doris Lessing (English writer, 1919-)

If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will *define who you are.*destroy you.*earn you money.* Oprah Winfrey (American talk-show host, 1954-)

"Acquaintance lessens fame." Claudius (Roman emperor, 10BC-AD54)

"Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame." Robert Burns (Scottish poet , 1759-1796)

It used to be about trying to do something. Now it's about trying *to be someone.*to bake cakes.*to get likes.* Margaret Thatcher (British Prime Minister, 1925-2013

"Life is too short to remain unnoticed." Salvador Dali (Spanish painter, 1904-1989)

"You aren't famous until my mother has heard of you." Jay Leno (American TV host, 1950-)

There are no heroes *without an audience.*these days.*with funny hats.* Andre Malraux (French statesman, 1901-1976)

"Fame itself doesn't really afford you anything more than a good seat in a restaurant." David Bowie (English singer-songwriter, 1947-2012)

"You wanna be worshipped? Go to India and moo." Anon

"The main advantage of being famous is that when you bore people at dinner parties they think it is their fault." Henry Kissinger (American politician, 1923-)

"A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized." Fred Allen (American humorist, 1894-1956)

"Someone once asked me if my dream was to live on in the hearts of people, and I said I would prefer to live on in my apartment." Woody Allen (American film director, writer, and actor, 1935-)

Stardom isn't a profession; it's *an accident.*pure luck.*too badly paid.* Lauren Bacall (American actress, 1924-)

"Oh, the self-importance of fading stars. Never mind, they will be black holes one day." Jeffrey Bernard (English journalist, 1932-97)

"Oblivion: fame's eternal dumping ground." Ambrose Bierce (American writer, 1842-circa 1914)

"A legend in his own lunchtime." David Climie (English screenwriter, 1920-95) talking about British TV producer Dennis Main Wilson

"Becoming famous has taken the place of going to heaven." Jarvis Cocker (English musician, 1963-)

Fancy being remembered around the world for the invention of *a mouse!*a lightbulb!*a car!* Walt Disney (American animator and film producer, 1901-66)

"The best fame is a writer's fame: it's enough to get a table at a good restaurant, but not enough that you get interrupted when you eat." Fran Lebowitz (American writer, 1946-)

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