Vanity Related Quotes



We don't have to know,only to be:let go the jumble of worn words,reason and vanity.

Hilda Doolittle


There are people who indulge themselves in a sort of lying, which they reckon innocent, and which in one sense is so; for it hurtsnobody but themselves. This sort of lying is the spurious offspring of vanity, begotten upon folly.

Lord Chesterfield


The expression of vanity and self-love becomes less offensive, when it retains something of simplicity and frankness.

Alexander Von Humboldt


It's the bane of both the news and sports businesses, both electronic and print - 'You heard it here first!' Who cares? That's nothing but a vanity play. If it's not right, it's garbage.

Al Michaels


Penetration has an air of divination; it pleases our vanity more than any other quality of the mind.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


Flattery is false coin that is only current thanks to our vanity

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


Vanity is easily forgiven, for we are all vain, and even as we laugh at the weakness of others we feel that their vanity has touched the responding chord of our own.

Arthur Lynch


Vanity often produces unreasonable alarm.

Ann Radcliffe


The great always sell their society to the vanity of the little.

Nicolas Chamfort