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Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I experience, but that's not where I live.
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fame is fickle, and I know it. It has its compensations but it also has its drawbacks, and I've experienced them both.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
Even the most fickle are faithful to a few bad habits.
Only when human sorrows are turned into a toy with glaring colors will baby people become interested - for a while at least. The people are a very fickle baby that must have new toys every day.
The passion for money is never fickle.
Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next.
For a change, lady luck seemed to be smiling on me. Then again, maybe the fickle wench was just lulling me into a false sense of security while she reached for a rock.
What is the student but a lover courting a fickle mistress who ever eludes his grasp?
I know people are fickle.
With stand-up you've just got that one chance. Audiences can be quite fickle.
My second husband believed I had such a fickle attitude to friendship that each Friday he would update the list of my 'Top Ten' friends in the manner of a Top Of The Pops chart countdown.
It's far too much to say that effective hoping is the only - or even the biggest - part of what it takes to succeed. If 14% of business productivity can be attributed to hope, that means 86% is dependent on raw talent, fickle business cycles, the quality of the product you're selling, and often pure, dumb luck.
The gay community is very fickle. And I know because I'm part of it and I see it every day.
People's musical tastes are fickle, and music can be a fashion.
All the criticism and all of the praise, it doesn't - it's not worth the salt that goes on my bread, because TV is fickle. You can be loved one day and hated the next day. One day, you're getting an award. And the next day, you're getting a death threat.
Success is fickle, but creativity is a gift.
As the world's getting filled with temptations, we're getting a bit frivolous and a bit fickle.
I've never been a fast reader. I'm fickle; I don't finish books I start; I put a book aside for five, ten years and then take it up again.
TV is a fickle business. I'm only good for the length of my contract.
Our criteria for deciding what's good and what's bad is very fickle, especially in this country.
I never do anything to strictly satisfy a fickle, ever-changing commercial world. I do the music I like to play. It's the only way I feel comfortable existing in the industry.
Woman is always fickle - foolish is he who trusts her.
Rock fans are pretty fickle, too, you know.
Fashion is fickle, and I was published because I was fashionable. Because I was gay.
I would suggest maintaining a life and a career outside the Industry. This is a fickle business and a lousy one to make a steady living in, so it's important to have a good family, friends, job and education to fall back on.
Hollywood is fickle; your career can end pretty fast. If the acting jobs dry up, you have to have something to fall back on. In fact, that would be my advice to kids interested in acting - make sure you get an education too.
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