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Sunflowers Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Sunflowers

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Big doesn't necessarily mean better.
Sunflowers aren't better than violets.
- Edna Ferber

The author O. Henry taught me about the value of the unexpected.
He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds -
the birds were chickens and the flowers dried sunflowers rattling against a wall.
- Chuck Jones

Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold;
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also.
He attracts and follows.
- Jean Paul

 

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

The postman wants an autograph.
The cab driver wants a picture.
The waitress wants a handshake.
Everyone wants a piece of you.
- John Lennon

Don't confuse fame with success.
Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
- Erma Bombeck

The martyr cannot be dishonored.
Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame;
every prison a more illustrious abode.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In 1993 my birthday present was a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
- Annette Funicello

Fame is morally neutral.
- Edward R. Murrow

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

Fame, I have already.
Now I need the money.
- Wilhelm Steinitz

I hated my brief fame.
We had TV vans camped outside my house,
reporters hounded me...
people i'd know for years started treating me differently.
- Malcolm Wilson

Getting buried alive will always be my claim to fame.
- Crystal Chappell

I hope this doesn't sound pompous but I don't think of myself as famous,
whatever fame I've got has come through what I've done
and associations of things I've done.
- Peter Cushing

I love the fame and the money and the power.
You have to keep working to have that.
- Steve Guttenberg

Fame had brought me so much unhappiness.
- Brigitte Bardot

Fame - anyone who says he doesn't like it is crazy.
- Bennett Cerf

I like young actors because they're so unspoiled,
not like some of those actors who are about half an
hour into their fifteen minutes of fame by the time they get to me.
- John Hughes

People are intrigued by fame, power and wealth and
I think Hollywood is the only place where you get all three together.
- Jackie Collins

If you're a musician or actor, you know that if you're successful,
some level of fame goes along with that.
You're prepared.
But how often does that happen to a programmer?
- Shawn Fanning

The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their
conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.
- Jean Genet

I lost money, coaching jobs, a shot at the Hall of Fame.
- Curt Flood

Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth...
suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood
than growing old gracefully.
- Julie Burchill

When I started off, I didn't only ride to fame on my
looks though many people I know think otherwise.
- Natasha Henstridge

Everyone in showbiz is driven by ego,
so how do you go from having loads of fame to working
at 7-11? You can't do it!
- Ryan Seacrest

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

Fame is a very confusing thing, because you are recognized
by a lot of people that you've never seen before,
and they're at a great advantage.
- Scott Hamilton

I don't enjoy being a celebrity, I don't want any part
of that or any part of that fame for fame...
i'd actually rather die than be a celebrity slime!!!
- Marc Almond

I'm trying to deal with ideas about histories,
fame, hearsay, and how public identities are constructed.
- Barbara Kruger

Personally, fame never really played any part in our family life.
- Oliver Hudson

Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted from.
- Tacitus

I always felt that I was one of the women who helped
lay the foundation for rock and roll.
But I'd always been overlooked by the Hall of Fame.
- Brenda Lee

My friends are all really nice about my fame,
they're just curious really, they ask lots of questions.
- Emma Watson

If this fame, which people call my lucky break,
were to stop tomorrow, I shouldn't care.
- Brigitte Bardot

What is fame? The advantage of being known by people
of whom you yourself know nothing,
and for whom you care as little.
- Lord Byron

Every day I work at not taking this fame thing seriously.
Fortunately I have a great group of friends who help me do this.
- Bruce Willis

Socrates' fame spread all over Greece,
and the most respected and educated men from all around came to him,
in order to enjoy his friendly company and instruction.
- Moses Mendelssohn

I'm in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the One-Hit Wonder Wall.
I'm still very troubled by the fact that I'm in the hall and my dad isn't.
- Debby Boone

My only claim to fame, if I have one,
is that I'm an editor.
- Woody Herman

Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception,
of humanity.
- Antoine Rivarol

You will never see the four original Pumpkins on stage ever again,
unless it's a Hall of Fame thing.
But you would never see a tour.
There's so much damage, there's no way.
- Billy Corgan

Mickey Mouse...
is always there-he's part of my life.
That really is something not everyone can call their claim to fame.
- Annette Funicello

Preserve my artistic creativity and ennoble my artistic fame.
- Giacomo Meyerbeer

Fame means millions of people have the wrong idea of who you are.
- Erica Jong

I do not like the man who squanders life for fame;
give me the man who living makes a name.
- Emily Dickinson

Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public
restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and
paper under the stall door.
- Marlo Thomas

THIS Duty implies that we should affectionately interest
ourselves in whatever concerns the Honour,
the Fame and Security of our Sovereign and his Government.
- Charles Inglis

Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
- W. H. Auden

I don't want to achieve immortality by being inducted into the Hall of Fame.
I want to achieve immortality by not dying.
- William De Morgan

One to destroy, is murder by the law;
and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe;
to murder thousands,
takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art',
and gives immortal fame.
- Edward Young

Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.
- Lord Byron

I was the executive editor on a little magazine called Greek Accent,
whose only claim to fame is that its art director went
on to be the art director of Discover for many years.
- Jane Haddam

Whatever fame came did so not because I sought it.
- Jo Stafford

All fame ever does for you is get attention for the
work you really want to do.
- Jonathan Frid

A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices
it without any hope of fame and money,
but even...
without any hope of doing it well.
- Oliver Herford

The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached,
even death.
- Blaise Pascal

Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink,
the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Fame, like the river, is narrowest where it is bred,
and broadest afar off.
- William Davenant

Fame has sent a number of celebrities off the deep end,
and in the case of Michael Jackson, to the kiddy pool.
- Bill Maher

You have to work in this business on your own terms.
Don't sell out for money, fame, or notoriety.
- Morgan Brittany

I was trained to be an actor, not a star.
I was trained to play roles, not to deal with fame
and agents and lawyers and the press.
- Gene Hackman

I don't want to take fame for granted because that
is when you start to think you are better than everyone else.
That is when you start thinking that you are someone that you are not.
- Mandy Moore

I made enough money to buy a house.
That's crazy, but fame proved ephemeral.
- Moon Unit Zappa

Fame and power are the objects of all men.
Even their partial fruition is gained by very few;
and that,
too, at the expense of social pleasure,
health, conscience, life.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Honor means that a man is not exceptional;
fame,
that he is.
Fame is something which must be won;
honor,
only something which must not be lost.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

I'm shy, paranoid, whatever word you want to use.
I hate fame.
I've done everything I can to avoid it.
- Johnny Depp

Ambition has but one reward for all:
A little power,
a little transient fame; A grave to rest in,
and a fading name!
- Walter Savage Landor


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