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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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The organizations of men, like men themselves, seem subject to deafness, near-sightedness, lameness, and involuntary cruelty. We seem tragically unable to help one another, to understand one another.
~ John Cheever - [Fallibility]

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It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one.
~ Jerome K. Jerome - [Fallibility]

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It is a wretched thing to live on the fame of others.
~ Juvenal (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) - [Fame]

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Who would wish to be among the commonplace crowd of the little famous -- who are each individually lost in a throng made up of themselves?
~ John Keats - [Fame]

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The fame of great men ought to be judged always by the means they used to acquire it.
~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld - [Fame]

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Throughout my life, I have seen narrow-shouldered men, without a single exception, committing innumerable stupid acts, brutalizing their fellows and perverting souls by all means. They call the motive for their actions fame.
~ Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont - [Fame]

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Some people obtain fame, others deserve it.
~ Doris Lessing - [Fame]

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Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg - [Fallibility]

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Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - [Fame]

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Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime. And, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of time.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - [Fame]

 

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