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Can you name the famous people would said these things on fame?

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'Fame hit me like a ton of bricks.'white American rapper
'If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.'American talk show host
'If I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically.'French existentialist philosopher
'Fame is the thirst of youth.'British Romantic poet
'Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again.'English scientist and philosopher
'The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.'French philosopher, having a theorem named after him
'Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.'American Supreme Court Justice
'What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.'Dutch Renaissance philosopher
'The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.'American aviation pioneer
'Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.'French political philosopher
'Money and fame made me believe I was entitled. I was wrong and foolish.'American golfer (and Casanova)
'For children preserve the fame of a man after his death.'Ancient Greek dramatist
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'Fame is only good for one thing - they will cash your check in a small town.'American author, having films made about him and his books
'If cash comes with fame, come fame; if cash comes without fame, come cash.'American author, famous for stories set in the Yukon
'Fame is morally neutral.'American radio broadcaster
'Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted from.'Roman historian
'Fame is like a shaved pig with a greased tail, and it is only after it has slipped through the hands of some thousands, that some fellow, by mere chance, holds on to it!'American pioneer and Alamo defender
'Acquaintance lessens fame.'Roman Emperor
'Fame is proof that the people are gullible.'American poet and essayist
'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.'Spanish artist
'Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds.'Greek philosopher
'The day will come when everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.'American artist
'I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.'Chinese philosopher
'Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.'Italian medieval poet

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