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Throughout the centuries, man has considered himself beautiful. I rather suppose that man only believes in his own beauty out read more

Throughout the centuries, man has considered himself beautiful. I rather suppose that man only believes in his own beauty out of pride; that he is not really beautiful and he suspects this himself; for why does he look on the face of his fellow-man with such scorn?

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Great individuals are not only popular themselves, but they give popularity to whatever they touch.

Great individuals are not only popular themselves, but they give popularity to whatever they touch.

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If there is a single quality that is shared by all great men, it is vanity. But I mean by read more

If there is a single quality that is shared by all great men, it is vanity. But I mean by "vanity" only that they appreciate their own worth. Without this kind of vanity they would not be great. And with vanity alone, of course, a man is nothing.

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The habit does not make the monk.
[Lat., Cucullus (or Cuculla) non facit monachum.]

The habit does not make the monk.
[Lat., Cucullus (or Cuculla) non facit monachum.]

by John Dryden Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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Style is the image of character.

Style is the image of character.

by Edward Gibbon Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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Every man knows his follies and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.

Every man knows his follies and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.

by G. K. Chesterton Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and read more

The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and the man of sense laughs at it, at the same time he knows he must not neglect it.

by Lord Chesterfield Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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Slander is a poison which kills charity, both in the slanderer and the one who listens.

Slander is a poison which kills charity, both in the slanderer and the one who listens.

by St. Bernard Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the read more

Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit.

by Guy Debord Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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