NOTORIETY QUOTES

Notoriety Quotes,

"Fame is one thing, notoriety is another." Lana Turner. IMG
"When I started getting notoriety it was cheesy to appear in a commercial." David Duchovny. IMG
"Notoriety is cheap. It's just easier to get noticed by doing something bad." Lionel Shriver. IMG
"Notoriety is often mistaken for fame." Aesop. IMG
"Notoriety wasn't as good as fame, but was heaps better than obscurity." Neil Gaiman. IMG
"As far as my notoriety or whatever, I haven't been the star of a hit film." Alessandro Nivola. IMG
"Fame nowadays is little else but notoriety ..." Ouida. IMG
"Historical! Must it be historical to catch your attention? Even though historicity, like notoriety, denotes nothing more than thatsomething has occurred." Franz Grillparzer. IMG
"Men often mistake notoriety for fame, and would rather be noticed for their vices than not be noticed at all." Harry S Truman. IMG
"I do not deny I brought most of my notoriety on myself, nor do I apologize for it." Billy Carter. IMG
"As for being much known by sight, and pointed out, I cannot comprehend the honor that lies withal; whatsoever it be, every mountebank has it more than the best doctor." Abraham Cowley. IMG
"To be known for one's saddest story is not the road to notoriety anyone would willingly choose." Michael Dorris. IMG
"Notoriety and a fat bank balance must come after everything else is finished and done." Ray Bradbury. IMG
"It was hard to turn down the money since I didn't have a job, but I didn't want to exploit my notoriety because I knew the way I'd been living was wrong." Donna Rice Hughes. IMG
"You get to be famous or have some notoriety and there are so many people who want a piece of you." Oscar De La Hoya. IMG
"Fifteen Minutes of Notoriety Beats the Best Advertising Money Can Buy" Ernie J Zelinski. IMG
"Once the festival achieved a certain level of notoriety, then people began to come here with agendas that were not the same as ours. We can't do anything about that. We can't control that." Robert Redford. IMG
"Loneliness, tenderness, high society, notoriety, you fight for the throne and you travel alone." Bob Dylan. IMG
"Fame, at one time, was associated with accomplishment, but in this day and age fame and notoriety have become confused." Don Henley. IMG
"I've never personally criticized anyone else's music, but I know that the public's real problem is not the music I make but the perception that I play simple music for money only and for the notoriety and to increase my popularity." Kenny G. IMG
"Do not confuse notoriety and fame with greatness. . . . For you see, greatness is a measure of one's spirit, not a result of one's rank in human affairs." Sherman Glenn Finesilver. IMG
"I went through the extremes of amazing notoriety and also the dreaded things that you never thought you'd have to live through. Not everything works the way you want it to, but if I sit back and think, 'Am I happy about this?' Yeah. I wouldn't have done anything any better." Ralph Lauren. IMG
"Whatever pretended pessimists in search of notoriety may say, most people are naturally kind, at heart." James Branch Cabell. IMG
"Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable." Oliver Wendell Holmes. IMG
"America puts killers on the cover of 'TIME' magazine, giving them as much notoriety as our favorite movie stars." Marilyn Manson. IMG
"Let your family, staff, and friends know that you're still the same person, despite all the publicity and notoriety that accompanies your position." Donald Rumsfeld. IMG
"It takes very little fire to make a great deal of smoke nowadays, and notoriety is not real glory." Louisa May Alcott. IMG
"When a child wants to be accepted, he'll do anything. And if it means you're getting a certain amount of notoriety from a fight, that's what you'll do." Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. IMG
"Who is this Monet whose name sounds just like mine and who is taking advantage of my notoriety?" Edouard Manet. IMG
"Even the greatest actions of a celebrated person labor under this disadvantage, that however surprising and extraordinary they may be, they are no more than what are expected from him." Joseph Addison. IMG
"There's this notion that in order to draw attention and to be considered for roles I want to be considered for, you need a certain amount of notoriety." Bryan Cranston. IMG
"Many first-time authors are not concerned about the advance or royalties, they want the notoriety. They get smarter on their second book and look for the money." Dan Poynter. IMG
"I believe that the purpose of influence is to speak up for those who have no influence. And fame is not for our own benefit, or notoriety is not for our own benefit, it's for leverage to do good." Rick Warren. IMG
"Tom Ford just started at Gucci and was getting great notoriety - like Madonna wearing that head-to-toe velvet suit at the MTV awards. I remember it like it was yesterday." Roopal Patel. IMG
"Whatever notoriety Fall Out Boy used to have prevents me from having the ability to start over from the bottom again." Patrick Stump. IMG
"The effect of prizes on one's career - if that is what to call it - is considerable, since they give one more clout with publishers and more notoriety among journalists. The effect on one's writing, however, is nil - otherwise, one would be in deep trouble." John Banville. IMG
"You can't count on notoriety lasting very long, and there's no way to predict whether anyone will care about your books or you in three years, let alone ten or twenty." Dan Chaon. IMG
"When I was in high school at Northeast Catholic in Philadelphia in the late '30s, I found that drawing caricatures of the teachers and satirizing the events in the school, then having them published in our school magazine, got me some notoriety." Bil Keane. IMG
"You have to work in this business on your own terms. Don't sell out for money, fame, or notoriety." Morgan Brittany. IMG
"The Olympics are great for notoriety right off the bat, but your body of work is what people remember you for." Brian Boitano. IMG
"Without music I wouldn't have the ability to be in business. The opportunity to be in business came with the finances from music and the notoriety that comes with being successful as an artist. So I see myself as an artist first, but I'm absolutely conscious of business." Curtis Jackson. IMG
"renown, n. A degree of distinction between notoriety and fame - a little more supportable than the one and a little more intolerable than the other. Sometimes it is conferred by an unfriendly and inconsiderate hand." Ambrose Bierce. IMG
"It is the way of the superior man to prefer the concealment of his virtue, while it daily becomes more illustrious, and it is the way of the mean man to seek notoriety, while he daily goes more and more to ruin." Confucius. IMG
"This year, notoriety got confused with fame, and the devil is down hearted because there is nothing left for him to claim." Don Henley. IMG
"It is not without reason that fame is awarded only after death. The cloud-dust of notoriety which follows and envelops the men who drive with the wind bewilders contemporary judgment." James Russell Lowell. IMG
"Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind." George William Curtis. IMG
"After I saw how badly animals were treated to en up in our plates, how bad it was for our health and for the environment, I decided to stop this nonsense and educate others. After all, animals ca' talk and they need people that have notoriety like me to be their voices." Georges Laraque. IMG
"After I saw how badly animals were treated to en up in our plates, how bad it was for our health and for the environment, I decided to stop this nonsense and educate others. After all, animals can't talk and they need people that have notoriety like me to be their voices." Georges Laraque. IMG
"My hope is that the generous instincts of unity will not depart from us...[so that we] become the prey of the little folk who exist in every country and who frolic alongside the Juggernaut car of war to see what fun or notoriety they can extract from the proceedings." Winston Churchill. IMG
"Obscurity is where God sends all His favorite sons and daughters. Our society tells us that if and when we get "there"-the job or position or degree we"ve always wanted, the notoriety we"ve always dreamed of-that's when all the important stuff will start happening. Not so. All the good stuff happens in obscurity." Jonathan Martin. IMG
"Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash." Amelia Earhart. IMG
"I think a responsibility comes with notoriety, but I never think of it as power. It's more like something you hold, like grains of sand. If you keep your hand closed, you can have it and possess it, but if you open your fingers in any way, you can lose it just as quickly." Diana Ross. IMG
"There was a time when I kept track of it all; when my mind worked like a giant lint brush being swept over the fuzzy surface of popular culture. But these days, pop culture seems to have gotten fuzzier and fuzzier; notoriety comes and goes in the snap of a finger." Susan Orlean. IMG
"You can always spot a 'television personality', even when they aren't actually on television, because they carry their 'made-up' persona in front of them, like some sort of baffler, or Ready Brek force field. Their reach for notoriety predicated on that fulsome mediocrity of talent detailed above has become frozen in their faces." Will Self. IMG
"If you get a certain amount of notoriety for doing something, and you can stick to that type of project for the rest of your life and make a decent living, I think you still have a responsibility to stretch. Flexibility is what keeps you alive." Clint Eastwood. IMG
"The best reason to be assigned, in this case, for not having made the Constitution more free from a charge of uncertainty in its meaning, is believed to be, that it was not suspected that any such charge would ever take place; and it appears that no such charge did take place, during the early period of the Constitution, when the meaning of its authors could be best ascertained, nor until many of the contemporary lights had in the lapse of time been extinguished. How often does it happen, that a notoriety of intention diminishes the caution against its being misunderstood or doubted!" James Madison. IMG
"Most restaurants fail. The sad ones are stillborn. The mad ones flourish within the bustle and excitement of fame, notoriety, the thrill of the new. But they rarely sustain the glow. They are balloons kept aloft by a restless crowd. Only the strange, the freaks of restaurant perfection, can sustain life beyond a few years." Sam Sifton. IMG
"NOTORIETY, n. The fame of one's competitor for public honors. The kind of renown most accessible and acceptable to mediocrity. A Jacob's-ladder leading to the vaudeville stage, with angels ascending and descending." Ambrose Bierce. IMG
"Envy is the most universal passion. We only pride ourselves on the qualities we possess, or think we possess; but we envy the pretensions we have, and those which we have not, and do not even wish for. We envy the greatest qualities and every trifling advantage. We envy the most ridiculous appearance or affectation of superiority. We envy folly and conceit; nay, we go so far as to envy whatever confers distinction of notoriety, even vice and infamy." William Hazlitt. IMG
"Fame, or notoriety, whichever that special noise may be called when the world like a hound 'gives tongue' and announces that the quarry in some form of genius is at bay, is apt to increase its clamor in proportion to the aloofness of the pursued animal ..." Marie Corelli. IMG

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