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Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they read more

Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.

by Van Wyck Brooks 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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Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.

Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.

by George Eliot Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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Vain-glorious men are the scorn of the wise, the admiration of fools, the idols of paradise, and the slaves of read more

Vain-glorious men are the scorn of the wise, the admiration of fools, the idols of paradise, and the slaves of their own vaunts.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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If a person is to get the meaning of life he must learn to like the facts about himself -- read more

If a person is to get the meaning of life he must learn to like the facts about himself -- ugly as they may seem to his sentimental vanity -- before he can learn the truth behind the facts. And the truth is never ugly.

by Eugene O'neill Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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It beareth the name of Vanity Fair, because the town where it is
kept is "lighter than vanity."

It beareth the name of Vanity Fair, because the town where it is
kept is "lighter than vanity."

by John Bunyan Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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Possibly, more people kill themselves and others out of hurt vanity than out of envy, jealousy, malice or desire for read more

Possibly, more people kill themselves and others out of hurt vanity than out of envy, jealousy, malice or desire for revenge.

by Iris Murdoch Found in: Vanity Quotes,
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One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear.

One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear.

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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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