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71 Metaphors for  famed

71 Metaphors for famed

But Fame is a Good so wholly foreign to our Natures, that we have no Faculty in the Soul adapted to it, nor any Organ in the Body to relish it; an Object of Desire placed out of the Possibility of Fruition.

Bravery is often constitutional; fame may be the motive to feats of arms, a statesman and a courtier may act from interest; but a sacrifice so generous as this, can be made by none but those who are good as well as great, who are noble-minded, and gloriously compassionate, like Sidney.

Fame is a shameless huzzy, you know.

Greater fame and greater misery have seldom been the lot of man, and a few brief years sufficed for each extreme.

"Then you don't think it would be rash for some sweet woman to take me in hand and make me happy, since fame is a failure?" "Oh, no; it would be easy work if she loved you.

His fame is our common inheritance.

It is so far otherwise, that a general Fame for Falshood in this kind, is a Recommendation: and the Coxcomb, loaded with the Favours of many others, is received like a Victor that disdains his Trophies, to be a Victim to the present Charmer.

If the people are divided in their opinions, as in all publick questions it has hitherto happened, fame is, I suppose, the voice of the majority; for, if the two parties are equal in their numbers, fame will be equal; then how great must be the majority before it can lay claim to this powerful auxiliary?

"Fame," she said, "is a secret that cannot be told.

This is just what happens in the case of false, that is, unmerited, fame; for its recipient lives upon it without actually possessing the solid substratum of which fame is the outward and visible sign.

Till we find that fame is a bodyless breath, That vanisheth away.

This is, as it were, the true underlying substance, and fame is only an accident, affecting its subject chiefly as a kind of external symptom, which serves to confirm his own opinion of himself.

The fame of the poet was a potent cause among many.

Fame is, as it were, the fruit that must grow all the summer before it can be enjoyed at Yule.

Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That hath infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days And again: How hard it is to climb

Fame is not the business of French generals nowadays.

Fame is but a wind that changes about from all quarters.

"Have you learned that fame is an icy shadow?" he asks upon his return from the protracted wanderings that have taught both how much they need one another.

My fame, as well as my happiness, has become his victim.

True poets empty fame and praise despise; Fame is the trumpet, but your smile the prize.

It is altogether too savage an appellation for a city whose purity was established in the "Krita Yuga," and whose fame is coeval with that of the great protagonists of Hindu myth and epic.

The fame of Hamilton, indeed, is no peculiar and personal property of his descendants.

The enormous fame of St William and the popularity of his shrine, not only with those who were on the way to Canterbury, but with such as were merely travellers to the coast, lasted for nearly a hundred years, enriching the monks of Rochester.

His fame was infinitely the largest acknowledgment which this most successful of American authors received for his labors.

I am a little ambitious, I grant, and the only fame I would care much for is a soldier's.

Every man would be rich, powerful, and famous; yet fame, power, and riches are only the names of relative conditions, which imply the obscurity, dependance, and poverty of greater numbers.

The fame he left behind him is the best consolation To his afflicted family, And to his countrymen in this isle, For whose benefit he had planned

To him, office, money, social rank, and fame are but toys or counters which the game of life is played withal; while wisdom, integrity, benevolence, piety are the prizes the game is for.

Among the rest by fortune overthrowne, I am not least, that most may waile her fate: My fame and brute, abroad the world is blowne, Who can forget a thing thus done so late?

To look forward to the possible hope of sharing through life his fortunes and his fame was the continual employment of many a high-born damsel.

Outcast they sleep; yet fame is nigh Pure fame of deeds, not doers; Nor deeds of men who bleeding die

But I dislike you less than I do Wordsworth; and I frankly own to you, that the fame of that man is a perpetual blister to my self-love.

But in the case of Blenheim, the public have certainly an equitable claim to admission, both because the fame of its first inhabitant is a national possession, and because the mansion was a national gift, one of the purposes of which was to be a token of gratitude and glory to the English people themselves.

'Fame is an ill you may with ease obtain, A sad oppression, to be borne with pain.'

As representative in Congress, Secretary of War under President Monroe, Vice-President of the United States under President John Quincy Adams, for many years United States Senator from South Carolina, and the radical champion of States Rights, Nullification, and Slavery, his brilliant fame was the pride, but his false theories became the ruin, of his State and section.

Fame, and not wealth or knowledge, was the goal toward which youths had to strive.

Fame is a whole new world for Oleksiak, and with time, she will probably learn how to better engage with supporters online.

If fame be his reflection, he has also the shadow of himself, his reputation.

'Fame is an ill you may with ease obtain, A sad oppression, to be borne with pain.'

"Some since, subtler than the Jews, have managed commutations more to their own advantage, by enriching themselves, and beggaring, if Fame be not a liar, many an honest dissenter."

Fame is a Babbler, but I have arrived at the highest Glory in this World, the Commendation of the most deserving Person in it."

Thus is Fame a thing difficult to be obtained by all, but particularly by those who thirst after it, since most Men have so much either of Ill-nature, or of Wariness, as not to gratify [or ] sooth the Vanity of the Ambitious Man, and since this very Thirst after Fame naturally betrays him into such Indecencies as are a lessening to his Reputation, and is it self looked upon as a Weakness in the greatest Characters.

"To say all in a word, everything which belongs to the body is a stream, and what belongs to the soul is a dream and vapour; and life is a warfare, and a stranger's sojourn, and after fame is oblivion.

Her enthusiasm never failed; her industry knew no check; and her brother's fame was dearer to her than life.

He will be the more worthy of her, cried Horatio interrupting him, and the immortal fame of his actions be a sufficient attonement for all the years of expectation that may be its purchase.

The fame of his exploits had been the talk of those parts for above a twelvemonth, when, in the latter part of the year 1665, Captain Morgan, having made a very successful expedition against the Spaniards into the Gulf of Campeachywhere he took several important purchases from the plate fleetcame to the Barbadoes, there to fit out another such venture, and to enlist recruits.

She certainly had exchanged "new lamps for old," and she made the best of an honourable marriage, in spite of the violent and arrogant manner of her husband, whose fame as a violent braggadocio was a safeguard against the advances of young Piero de' Medici.

Let him reckon how many of the ten thousand or so names here recorded he has ever heard of before, let him make this myriad the denominator of a fraction to which the dozen perennial fames shall be the numerator, and he will find that his dividend of a chance at escaping speedy extinction is not worth making himself unhappy about.

Seeing that contemporary fame is the most profitable,that you can eat it, and drink it, and wear it upon your back,I own that it is the kind for which I have the most absolute partiality.

Whose fame Over his living head like heaven is bent, An early but enduring monument.

Of these the first in time and fame is Theocritus.

Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, .

It was even said by his admirers (and indeed Mr. Adams had but lately written it home from London) that there his fame and following were the equal of his master's, Benjamin West's, or even Sir Joshua Reynolds's.

Fame is the sympathy of kindred intellects, and sympathy is not a subject of willing; while Reputation, having its source in the popular voice, is a sentence which may either be uttered or suppressed at pleasure.

FAME Fame is the feeling that you are the constant subject of admiration on the part of people who are not thinking of you.

Few of those whose fame and fortune are their own creation, enjoy, as did Sir Humphry Davy, in the meridian of life, the enviable consciousness of general esteem and respect, and the certainty of a distinguished place in history, among the illustrious names of their country.

That this appellation is not without sufficient reason bestowed upon that man, I have already proved to your lordships; and as it has already been made appear that common fame is a sufficient ground of accusation, it will easily be shown that this man has a just claim to the title of minister; for if any man be told of an accusation of the minister; he will not ask the name of the person accused.

Fame is a shuttlecock.

Fame and money are in themselves a poor substitute for domestic happiness; as means to that end I value them.

Fame is my mistress, madam, and my sword

But Trump’s fame and the fanatical devotion of his fanbase are both an order of magnitude greater than Beck’s, suggesting his celebrity could translate into millions of paid television subscribers.

As fame becomes an immediate object of desire to the ambitious man, and gold to the miser, so, through association, the impulse toward that which will secure approval may be transformed into the endeavor after that which deserves approval.

Joseph Stalin and Oliver Cromwell, also Howard Scott of"technocratic" fame are positive types; the French poet, Baudelaire, is a negative instance, yet a remarkablewords.

In a word, to make sure of admiration, he will not let himself understand himself, but hopes fame and opinion will be the readers of his riddles.

Fame was merely foolishness when caught in the trap of martial law.

But fame is not a certain symptom of merit; because you can have the one without the other; or, as Lessing nicely puts it, Some people obtain fame, and others deserve it.

Fame is the undying brother of ephemeral honor.

He says that death is no evil, for neither is it base; he says that fame (reputation) is the noise of madmen.

In addition to the six novels on which her fame is basedall of which were issued anonymouslyJane Austen has to her credit some agreeable "Letters," a fragment of a story called "The Watsons," and a sort of novelette which bears the name of "Lady Susan."

Fame and honor are twins; and twins, too, like Castor and Pollux, of whom the one was mortal and the other was not.

Fame is as natural a Follower of Merit, as a Shadow is of a Body.