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Conceit, more rich in matter than in words,
Brags of his substance, not of ornament.
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Conceit, more rich in matter than in words,
Brags of his substance, not of ornament.
They are but beggars that can count their worth;
But my true love is grown to such excess
I cannot sum up sum of half my wealth.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Conceit Quotes,
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Conceit in weakest bodies strongest works.

Conceit in weakest bodies strongest works.

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He who is enamored of himself will at least have the advantage of being inconvenienced by few rivals.

He who is enamored of himself will at least have the advantage of being inconvenienced by few rivals.

by Georg C. Lichtenberg Found in: Conceit Quotes,
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The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can
render a reason.

The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can
render a reason.

by Bible Found in: Conceit Quotes,
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The world knows only two, that's Rome and I.

The world knows only two, that's Rome and I.

by Ben Jonson Found in: Conceit Quotes,
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Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is read more

Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is the basis of all love.

by Thomas Traherne Found in: Conceit Quotes,
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Conceit is incompatible with understanding

Conceit is incompatible with understanding

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Whoe'er imagines prudence all his own,
Or deems that he hath powers to speak and judge
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Whoe'er imagines prudence all his own,
Or deems that he hath powers to speak and judge
Such as none other hath, when they are known,
They are found shallow.

by Sophocles Found in: Conceit Quotes,
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Conceit may puff a man up, but never prop him up.
- John Ruskin,

Conceit may puff a man up, but never prop him up.
- John Ruskin,

by John Ruskin Found in: Conceit Quotes,
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