What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?
Luther was guilty of two great crimes - he struck the Pope in his crown, and the monks in their belly.
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.
Fools are without number.
Your library is your paradise.