Vanity Quotes and Sayings

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

Submitted by: Ivy Lee

The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
– Tom Wolfe

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

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

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Vanity is great motivation, to be fair.
– Matthew McConaughey

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

What makes the vanity of others insupportable is that it wounds our own.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.
– Miguel de Cervantes

Whatever accomplishment you boast of in the world, there is someone better than you.

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

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