"I want to live in a world where people become
famous because of their work for peace and justice
and care. I want the famous to be inspiring; their
lives an example of what every human being has it
in them to do — act from love!"
is the thirst of youth. -- Lord Byron
work just for money. Money alone won't save your soul
or build a decent family life or help you sleep at
night. We're the richest nation on Earth, with the
highest number of imprisoned people in the world.
Our drug addictions and child poverty are among the
highest in the industrialized world. So don't ever
confuse wealth or fame with character.
is strange to be known so universally and yet to be
are the unusual individuals, the daring pioneers,
who will devote their lives to making a better history
for humanity? In order to create a new history for
mankind, human beings will first have to create a
new history within themselves. They will have to liberate
themselves from national, religious, racial, and class
prejudices and from enslavement to honor, fame, and
handle fame by not being famous...I'm not famous to
up envy, fame does.
People feel fame gives them some kind of privilege to walk
up to you and say anything to you
- and it won't hurt your feelings - like it's happening
to your clothing.
-- Marilyn Monroe
fame, you know, you can read about yourself, somebody else's
ideas about you,
but what's important is how you feel about yourself
- for survival and living day to day with what comes up.
don't think I realized that the cost of fame is
that it's open season on every moment of your life.
you come to fame not understanding who you are,
it will define who you are.