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We say little if not egged on by vanity.
[Fr., On parle peu quand la vanite ne fait pas read more

We say little if not egged on by vanity.
[Fr., On parle peu quand la vanite ne fait pas parler.]

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Rome took all the vanity out of me; for after seeing the wonders there, I felt too insignificant to live, read more

Rome took all the vanity out of me; for after seeing the wonders there, I felt too insignificant to live, and gave up all my foolish hopes in despair.

by Louisa May Alcott Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being read more

Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity, to what we would have others think of us.

by Jane Austen Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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There are grades of vanity, there are only grades of ability in
concealing it.

There are grades of vanity, there are only grades of ability in
concealing it.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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Vain? Let it be so! Nature was her teacher,
What if a lovely and unsistered creature
Loved read more

Vain? Let it be so! Nature was her teacher,
What if a lovely and unsistered creature
Loved her own harmless gift of pleasing feature.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.,

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Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.

Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.

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Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before read more

Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, Concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.

by Miguel De Unamuno Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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Vanity is so secure in the heart of man that everyone wants to be admired: even I who write this, read more

Vanity is so secure in the heart of man that everyone wants to be admired: even I who write this, and you who read this.

by Blaise Pascal Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.

I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.

by Muhammad Ali Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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