Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
Religion is the highest vanity.
Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory
The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.
Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty.
He had only one vanity; he thought he could give advice better than any other person
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm, quiet interchange of sentiments
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory.
It must require an inordinate share of vanity and presumption, too, after enjoying so much that is good and beautiful on earth, to ask the Lord for immortality in addition to all.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
A man who is not a fool can rid himself of every folly except vanity.
Pampered vanity is a hotter thing perhaps than starved pride.
Pride makes us esteem ourselves; vanity makes us desire the esteem of others.
Vanity costs money, labor, horses, men, women, health and peace, and is still nothing at last,--a long way leading nowhere.
Vanity and rudeness are seldom seen together.
When men will not be reasoned out of a vanity, they must be ridiculed out of it.
Vanity keeps persons in favor with themselves who are out of favor with all others.
Vanity is a strange passion; rather than be out of a job it will brag of its vices.
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
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.
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