fame

A Quote by Humphrey "Bogey" Bogart on books, cinema, fame, and world

Rick Blaine: Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine. Number Two in the Top Ten Most Famous Movie Quotes. -The Guinness Book of Film

Humphrey Bogart (1899 - 1957)

Source: As Rick Blaine in Casablanca, 1942

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Howard W. Hunter on fame, heart, life, and people

If you feel that . . . what you do this year or in the years to come does not make you very famous, take heart. Most of the best people who ever lived weren't very famous either.

Howard W. Hunter (1907 - 1995)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Hilaire Belloc on disease and fame

Physicians of the utmost fame, Were called at once; but when they came They answered, as they took their fees, 'There is no Cure for this Disease.'

Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Source: Cautionary Tales, I907, Henry King

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Herbert N. Casson on fame, goodness, life, and success

Goodness is always an asset. A man who is straight, friendly and useful may never be famous, but he is respected and liked by all who know him. He has laid a sound foundation for success and he will have a worthwhile life.

Herbert N. Casson

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on destiny and fame

Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on fame, love, money, and truth

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on accidents, change, fame, family, fear, immortality, mortality, needs, posterity, and truth

In accumulating property for ourselves or our posterity, in founding a family or a state, or acquiring fame even, we are mortal; but in dealing with truth we are immortal, and need fear no change nor accident.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Harry S. Truman on enthusiasm, fame, jobs, life, energy, men, men and women, study, and women

I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Memoirs

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Harmon Killebrew on baseball, fame, home, life, seasons, statistics, and success

I spent twenty-two seasons playing professional baseball. Naturally, success in that field is measured by batting averages, number of home runs and RBIs, fielding averages, ERAs and other statistics. Fame, notoriety and the bright lights fade quickly. To me, true success in life would be to develop both physically and spiritually to our fullest and to endure to the end!

Harmon Killebrew

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Hannah Arendt on fame and originality

The ceaseless, senseless demand for original scholarship in a number of fields, where only erudition is now possible, has led either to sheer irrelevancy, the famous knowing of more and more about less and less. . . .

Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975)

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content