What is fame?

  • (noun): The state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed.
    Synonyms: celebrity, renown
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on fame:

2009 National Football League Season - Schedule - Preseason Games
... The Pro Football Hall of Fame Game was on August 9, 2009 at 800 p.m ... both Bills owner Ralph Wilson, a 2009 Hall of Fame inductee, and Titans owner Bud Adams have owned their teams continuously since the AFL's inception in 1960, making them the longest-tenured team owners in ... Both teams made their first Hall of Fame Game appearance since the 1980s (Buffalo last played in Canton in 1989, Tennessee in 1985 as the former Houston Oilers) ...
Fame - Science and Technology
... FAME (database) (Forecasting Analysis and Modeling Environment), a database and programming language Fatty acid methyl esters Full-sky Astrometric Mapping Explorer, a proposed astrometric ...
Bowie Kuhn - Actions As Commissioner - Race
... in support of inducting Negro League players into the Hall of Fame, Kuhn supported recognizing the players in the Hall, but was unable to garner sufficient support from the Hall of Fame ... Sportswriter Jim Murray of the Los Angeles Times wrote, "They segregated the Hall of Fame!.. ... That is exactly what happened." Within a few months, the Hall of Fame board of directors changed its mind and agreed to give Paige, and future honorees of the Negro Leagues selection committee, full membership in the ...
John Martin (painter) - Fame
... John Martin was also occupied with schemes for the improvement of London, and published various pamphlets and plans dealing with the metropolitan water supply, sewerage, dock and railway systems ... His 1834 plans for London's sewerage system anticipated by some 25 years the 1859 proposals of Joseph Bazalgette to create intercepting sewers complete with walkways along both banks of the River Thames ...
Ossie Schectman - Halls of Fame
... He was inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1998 and the Long Island University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001 ... He is also a member of the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame ...

More definitions of "fame":

  • (noun): Favorable public reputation.

Famous quotes containing the word fame:

    Fair nymph, if fame or honour were
    To be attained with ease,
    Then would I come and rest me there,
    Samuel Daniel (1562–1619)

    For children preserve the fame of a man after his death.
    Aeschylus (525–456 B.C.)

    The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
    Heraclitus (c. 535–475 B.C.)