"I fear that, in the end, the famous debate among materialists, idealists, and dualists amounts to a merely verbal dispute that is more a matter for the linguist than for the speculative philosopher."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Moses Mendelssohn 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."Moses Mendelssohn on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Moses Mendelssohn on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Moses Mendelssohn on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Moses Mendelssohn on Ambrose Bierce
"Instead, it appears to be a particular mark of beauty that it is considered with tranquil satisfaction that it pleases if we also do not possess it and we are still far removed from demanding to possess it."