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Fame is increasingly a function of self-promotion.
I wouldn’t follow your dreams; I’d dream dreams worth following first.
Neither is anyone’s. May you one day attain such renown that others will nitpick it.
But then someone gets famous. Don’t let it be you.
It takes a bit of discipline and a good deal of unprofessionalism to not work on fashionable topics and trendy methods.
Infamy can be just as deserved as fame is undeserved.
The ambitious ones who claim no time to think appear, upon a moment’s reflection, to be the least ambitious of all.
I want a lot of things that are bad for me.
Fame is popularity magnified through the mass media.
If your contemporaries cannot recognize your “genius,” what besides faith in public enlightenment could make posthumous fame desirable? It is just as likely that public opinion will degenerate. What then would your posthumous fame indicate?