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Marilyn Monroe

“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 experience, but that’s not where I live.” –Marilyn Monroe, actress, born July 1st, … Continue reading

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Baruch Spinoza

“Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men.” –Baruch Spinoza, Dutch philosopher, born November 24th, 1632

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John Wooden

“Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” –John Wooden, basketball coach, born October 14th, 1910

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