Favorite Quotations ~  Fame, 2 Masters of the 20th Century

"Fame is good for only one thing -- they will cash your check in a small town." ~ Truman Capote

Jennifer Lopez

It's like being in the middle of a tornado. It's like, whooooooosh, you know what I'm saying? It's like Dorothy--you wake up and find yourself in the land of Oz. ~ Jennifer Lopez

Fame is proof that the people are gullible. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you become famous, they don't give you a handbook. ~ Cyndi Lauper

Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I've experienced, but that's not where I live. ~ Marilyn Monroe

Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I don't know if I was ever looking for this kind of success-- it came along as a by-product of concentrating on what I was doing. ~ Russell Crowe

I don't think fame changes people. People change as they gather more experiences and information about life. ~ Julia Roberts

If a man love the labor of any trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

I'll make thee glorious by my pen, and famous by my sword. ~ Marquis of Montrose

One of the good things about my having some recognition is that I can do something for the people I think ought to have more and correct some of the matters fate fails to take care of. ~ Agnes De Mille

People en masse have always been wonderful to me. I truly have a great love for an audience...I want to give them two hours of just pow. ~ Judy Garland

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