Conceited Related Quotes
“You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.”
“Married men are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not”
Why am I with you? You're so conceited, arrogant-""Narcissistic," I add, "attractive, lovable, brilliant.""That wasn't an invitation for you to compliment yourself.""No? My bad, I thought we were listing my best qualities.
“I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them”
An ordinary man gets arrogant with beauty, conceited with knowledge and ruthless with power.
“If there is one thing that will make a man peculiarly and insufferable self-conceited, it is to have his stomach behave itself, the first day at sea, when nearly all his comrades are seasick”
I am the jongleur. I leap and pirouette, and make you laugh. I make fun of those in power, and I show you how puffed up and conceited are the big shots who go around making wars in which we are the ones who get slaughtered. I reveal them for what they are. I pull out the plug, and... pssss... they deflate.
If I were a blind man and were told by you that you possess a faculty called sight, I should be unreasonable if I railed at you as a conceited enthusiast.