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The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.
Samuel Butler
There are no grades of vanity, there are only grades of ability in concealing it
Mark Twain
There could be no extreme vanity in my recognition of myself, if in fact there could be any at all.
William Saroyan
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.
Jane Austen
Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Vanity is a motive of immense potency.
Bertrand Russell
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
Blaise Pascal
Vanity is the quicksand of reason
George Sand
Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory
Joseph Conrad
Virtue would not go to such lengths if vanity did not keep her company
We speak little if not egged on by vanity
What makes the vanity of others insupportable is that it wounds our own
What vanity needs for its satisfaction is glory, and it's easy to have glory without power.
Bertrand Russell
When thou criest, let thy companies deliver thee; but the wind shall carry them all away; vanity shall take them: but he that putteth his trust in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain. (Isaiah 57:13)
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