Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity.
We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.
Vanity as an impulse has without doubt been of far more benefit to civilization than modesty has ever been.
Vanity and dignity are incompatible with each other; vain women are almost sure to be vulnerable.
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.
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.
Vanity is the natural weakness of an ambitious man, which exposes him to the secret scorn and derision of those he converses with, and ruins the character he is so industrious to advance by it.
Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory.
Vanity is a natural object of temptation to a woman.
There are no grades of vanity, there are only grades of ability in concealing it
Vanity is a motive of immense potency.
What vanity needs for its satisfaction is glory, and it's easy to have glory without power.
Vanity makes men ridiculous, pride odious and ambition terrible.
All is vanity, look you; and so the preacher is vanity too.
No man thinks there is much ado about nothing when the ado is about himself.
Vanity is often the unseen spur.
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.
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness
There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth
Vanity is the quicksand of reason
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
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
The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny
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