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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Notoriety
 
  A proverb and a byword among all people.
Bible.    
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  Notoriety is short-lived; fame is lasting.
Bancroft.    
  2
  The more you are talked about, the less powerful you are.
Beaconsfield.    
  3
  What a heavy burden is a name that has become too soon famous!
Voltaire.    
  4
  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.
Cowley.    
  5
  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.
Addison.    
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