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The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up. - Jean Cocteau

The fame of great men ought to be judged always by the means they used to acquire it. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Now there is fame! Of all, hunger, misery, the incomprehension by the public, fame is by far the worst. It is the castigation of God by the artist. It is sad. It is true. - Pablo Picasso

He who pursues fame at the risk of losing his self is not a scholar. - Chuang Tzu

Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired. - Moliere [Jean Baptiste Poquelin]

The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them. - Jean Genet

The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune. - Amelia Earhart

The splendors that belong unto the fame of earth are but a wind, that in the same direction lasts not long. [It., Non e il mondam romore alro che un fiato Di vento, che vien quinci et or vien quindi, E muta nome, perche muta lato] - Danielle Vare

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction. - Danielle Vare