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A coxcomb is one whom simpletons believe to be a man of merit.
Jean de la Bruyere
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Samuel Johnson
Ah vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of fate are, How very weak the very wise, How very small the very great are
William Makepeace Thackeray
Every man is prompted by the love of himself to imagine that he possesses some qualities, superior, either in kind or degree, to those which he sees allotted to the rest of the world; and, whatever apparent disadvantages he may suffer in the comparis
Samuel Johnson
God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old, more sophisticated, much more conceited, only young in a certain puerile vanity more like senility than anything.
D.H. Lawrence
He had only one vanity; he thought he could give advice better than any other person
Mark Twain
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity
Bible
I have hated them that regard lying vanities: but I trust in the Lord. (Psalms 31:6)
Bible
I observe that a very large portion of the human race does not believe in God and suffers no visible punishment in consequence. And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that he would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who
Bertrand Russell
If vanity does not overthrow all our virtues, at least she makes them totter
It is our own vanity that makes the vanity of others intolerable to us
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity
Jean de la Bruyere
Mine is better than ours.
Benjamin Franklin
Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.
Oscar Wilde
One of the troubles about vanity is that it grows with what it feeds on. The more you are talked about, the more you will wish to be talked about
Bertrand Russell
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt
Benjamin Franklin
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm, quiet interchange of sentiments
Samuel Johnson
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
George Santayana
The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny
Mark Twain
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