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The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail; mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.

Sallust

Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote.

Edward Young

May the gods grant you all things which your heart desires, and may they give you a husband and a home and gracious concord, for there is nothing greater and better than this -when a husband and wife keep a household in oneness of mind, a great woe to their enemies and joy to their friends, and win high renown.

Homer

...the glorious memory of brave men is continually renewed; the fame of those who have performed any noble deed is never allowed to die; and the renown of those who have done good service to their country becomes a matter of common knowledge to the multitude, and part of the heritage of posterity.

Polybius

I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown.

Homer