"Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Moliere on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Moliere on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Moliere on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Moliere on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Moliere on Ambrose Bierce
"A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation."
"The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit."
"Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts."
"There are pretenders to piety as well as to courage."
"One should eat to live, not live to eat."