|A good fame is better than a good face.|| 1|
|Ah! who can tell how hard it is to climb|
The steep where fames proud temple shines afar. Beattie.
|All fame is dangerous, good bringeth envy, bad, shame.|| 3|
|And what is fame? The meanest have their day,|
The greatest can but blaze and pass away. Pope.
|Better than fame is still the wish for fame,|
The glorious training for a glorious strife. Lytton.
|Common fame hath a blister on its tongue.|| 6|
|Common fame is a common liar.|| 7|
|Common fame is seldom to blame. German.|| 8|
|Common fame seldom lies. Dutch.|| 9|
|Every fame worth having must be fought for. Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine.|| 10|
|Fame and repute follow a man to the door. Danish.|| 11|
|Fame is a magnifying glass.|| 12|
|Fame is a thin shadow of eternity.|| 13|
|Fame is but the breath of the people and that often unwholesome.|| 14|
|Fame is in the keeping of the mob.|| 15|
|Fame is the last infirmity of noble minds. Milton.|| 16|
|Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds. Socrates.|| 17|
|Fame like a river is narrowest at its source and broadest afar off.|| 18|
|Folly loves the martyrdom of fame. Byron.|| 19|
|Fondness for fame is avarice of air. Young.|| 20|
|From fame to infamy is a beaten road.|| 21|
|His fame (tis all the dead can have) shall live. Homer.|| 22|
|If you would earn (or deserve) fame, let not the sun shine on you (or find you in bed). Spanish.|| 23|
|Some have the fame and others card the wool. Spanish.|| 24|
|The aspiring youth that fired the Ephesian dome outlives the pious fool that raised it. Gibbon.|| 25|
|The way to fame is like the way to heaven, through much tribulation. Sterne.|| 26|
|There is a different fame goes about of every man.|| 27|
|They say fame is a calamity, take care! Turkish.|| 28|
|Various are the roads to fame. Italian.|| 29|
|What is the end of fame? tis but to fill|
A certain portion of uncertain paper. Byron.
|What rage for fame attends both great and small!|
Better be dd than mentioned not at all. Wolcott.
|Who can escape envy or blame,|
That speaks or writes for public fame? Dutch.