Vanity quotes

32 Vanity Quotes

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Vanity Quotes

“Vanity is the quicksand of reason.” — George Sand

“The joke I always make about myself is that I’m self-involved, but I’m not vain.” — Lena Dunham

“I should have been, I don’t know, a con-man, a robber or a prostitute. But it was vanity that made me choose painting, vanity and chance.” — Francis Bacon

“There are no grades of vanity, there are only grades of ability in concealing it.” — Mark Twain

“Pride is a wound, and vanity is the scab on it. One’s life picks at the scab to open the wound again and again. In men, it seldom heals and often grows septic.” — Michael Ayrton

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

Narcissist Quotes – Self Love

“The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.” — Miguel de Cervantes

“The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.” — Samuel Butler

“Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.” — Van Wyck Brooks

“To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.Max Beerbohm

“Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.” — Napoleon Bonaparte

“Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory.” — Joseph Conrad

“The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.” — Tom Wolfe

“Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity.” — Sophie Swetchine

“Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.” — Miguel de Unamuno

“There was never yet fair woman but she made mouths in a glass.” — William Shakespeare

“Silly talk is a sign of shallowness. Foolish vanity is a mark of stupidity.” — Dr T.P.Chia

“Vanity is great motivation, to be fair.” — Matthew McConaughey

“What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity more than the thing given.” — Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Vain are the thousand creeds that move men’s hearts, unutterably vain, worthless as wither’d weeds.” — Emily Bronte

“Man that is of woman born is apt to be as vain has his mother.” — Robert Frost

40 Inspirational Insecurity Quotes

“If there is a single quality that is shared by all great men, it is vanity.” — Yousuf Karsh

“What is the vanity of the vainest man compared with the vanity which the most modest possesses when, in the midst of nature and the world, he feels himself to be man.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

“The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.” — Henri Bergson

“There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.” — Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“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.” — Jane Austen

“What makes vanity so insufferable to us, is that it hurts our own.” — François de La Rochefoucauld

“Vanity, indeed, is the very antidote to conceit; for while the former makes us all nerve to the opinion of others, the latter is perfectly satisfied with its opinion of itself.” — Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.” — Jane Austen

“They say that hens do cackle loudest when there is nothing vital in the eggs they have laid.” — Ambrose Bierce

“There’s no such thing as intelligent vanity. It’s an instinct. And you’ll never find a man who is not first and foremost vain.” — Louis-Ferdinand Celine