Tag Archives: Fame

Thought For the Day: Only Kindness Shows the Greatness of the Soul

“Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that.” – Jean Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, preacher, journalist, and activist (12 May 1802-1861)      

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Saving Face

I was reading a look at what it’s like to be a fading star in modern entertainment and how too often the unabashed hedonism leads to the downfall of way too many…. Saving Face by Michael Romani Dwindling fame and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Kind of Behavior That Once Brought Shame Now Brings 15 Minutes of Fame

“The kind of behavior that once brought shame and disgrace now brings a book, movie, or a television contract.” – Anonymous          

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Famous

Some wish to be famous and seek out fame I understand this and cast no kind of blame But, for me, I wish a life of balanced proportion Not one lived like some sort of social distortion Like Leonardo Da … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Notable

There’s a rumor that it’s notable And perhaps even noticeable That fame comes to those who strive And not often to those who are merely alive There remains just one thing you see How to be famous and yet keep … Continue reading

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First Principles: Better to Give Up Everything Than Embrace Dishonor Or Immorality

“Give up money, give up fame, give up science, give the earth itself and all it contains rather than do an immoral act. And never suppose that in any possible situation, or under any circumstances, it is best for you … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Romantic Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley

He was one of the major English Romantic poets and lived from August 4, 1792 to July 8, 1822.  He is considered by many as one of the best lyric poets and definitely one of the most influential.  A radical … Continue reading

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