Vanity Quotes

For if such holy song Enwrap our fancy long, Time will run back, and fetch the age of gold, And speckled vanity Will sicken soon and die.
– John Milton

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Possibly, more people kill themselves and others out of hurt vanity than out of envy, jealousy, malice or desire for revenge.
– Iris Murdoch

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How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality?
– Lou Reed

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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

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In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an itch for the praise of fools that’s vanity.
– Robert Browning

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The ant’s a centaur in his dragon world. Pull down thy vanity, it is not man Made courage, or made order, or made grace.
– Ezra Loomis Pound

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Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty.
– Louis Kronenberger

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The common practice of keeping up appearances with society is a mere
selfish struggle of the vain with the vain.
– John Ruskin

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Vanity as an impulse has without doubt been of far more benefit to civilization than modesty has ever been.
– William E. Woodward

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How heroic to be able to suppress one’s vanity to the extent of confessing that the game is too hard.
– Alice James

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Vanity was the beginning and the end of Sir Walter Elliot’s character; vanity of person and of situation.
– Jane Austen

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There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
– Edward G. Bulwer

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Iusedtothinkgettingoldwas about vanityöbut actually it’s about losing people you love.
– Gopaleen Myles

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