Gerry Beckley - If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
[ Act Dream Greater Hope Life Likely Make Possess Really Shadow Than Think Vain]
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Julie Bishop - But he who dies in despair has lived his whole life in vain.
[ Despair Dies His Life Lived Vain Whole]
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John Blair - The man for whom time stretches out painfully is one waiting in vain, disappointed at not finding tomorrow already continuing yesterday.
[ Already Continuing Disappointed Finding Man Out Painfully Stretches Time Tomorrow Vain Waiting Whom Yesterday]
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Mary J. Blige - And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted hand, they hasten on their course in vain.
[ Blood Cleanse Course Flow Hand Hasten Polluted Single Streams Their Though Vain]
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Omar Bongo - It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.
[ Expect Heard Our Pray Prayers Strive Vain Well]
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David Boreanaz - I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship.
[ Cynical Empty Enjoys Entertain Even Feel Feeling Fun Guy Hope Lead Leaves May Need One-Night Relationship Sexually Something Stands Type Vain Very Woman]
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Dee Brown - When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
[ Beautiful Brighter Charms Enlighten Heaven Her Influence Lustre Modesty Power Resist Stars Than Vain Virtue Woman]
Topic: Beauty
Kim Carnes - Yet with great toil all that I can attain by long experience, and in learned schools, is for to know my knowledge is but vain, and those that think them wise, are greatest fools.
[ Attain Experience Fools Great Greatest Know Knowledge Learned Long Schools Them Think Those Toil Vain Wise Yet]
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David Gill - Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.
[ Appetites Apt Change Children Craving Full Growth Larger Men Our Theirs Too Vain]
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Mike Gravel - Nature does nothing in vain.
[ Does Nature Nothing Vain]
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Graham Greene - Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.
[ Act Every Fancies Find Last Life Rest Thou Though Thy Vain Were Wilt]
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Trevor Horn - If God had not intended that Women shou'd use their Reason, He wou'd not have given them any, 'for He does nothing in vain.'
[ Any Does Given God Had Intended Nothing Reason Their Them Use Vain Women]
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Hugh Newell Jacobsen - Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
[ Fame Him Makes Often Proud Seldom Vain Writer]
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Mel Karmazin - Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
[ Generally Husbands Opposition Understand Vain Will Wives]
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Elia Kazan - 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.
[ Being Different May More Often Opinion Others Our Ourselves Person Pride Proud Relates Things Think Though Us Used Vain Vanity Without Words Would]
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Howie Mandel - Do not follow vain desires; for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust, greed and anger.
[ Anger Desires Follow Greed Lust Preserved Prospers Vain Verily]
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Carre Otis - The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
[ Comes Does Humble Love Make More Praise Us Vain]
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Alan Shepard - To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people.
[ Effect Man Means Merely Other Pleased Produces Say Vain]
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Marc Singer - We take our international responsibilities very seriously and will not withdraw our troops from Iraq... Otherwise, the victims of terror in Madrid will have died in vain.
[ Died International Iraq Madrid Otherwise Our Responsibilities Seriously Take Terror Troops Vain Very Victims Will Withdraw]
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Paul Sorvino - I'm glad I haven't lived in vain.
[ Glad Haven Lived Vain]
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Nahum Tate - It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual.
[ Community Individual Interest Talk Understanding Vain Without]
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- Life and death are important. Don't suffer them in vain.
[ Death Important Life Suffer Them Vain]
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- In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.
[ Afford Ambition Aspired Graceful Indulgent Love Merit Our Own Prize Recognize Rivals Successful Their Toward Vainly]
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- I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure.
[ Actors Best Generous Greatest Greedy Insecure Kindest Most Their Think Vain Worst]
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- No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist.
[ Answering Appeals Attempts Examples Exist Making Rules Simply Vain]
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- It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
[ Action Beings Cannot Find Human Make Must Ought Satisfied Say Tranquillity Vain Will]
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- It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
[ Action Beings Cannot Find Human Make Must Ought Satisfied Say Tranquility Vain Will]
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- It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility; they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
[ Action Beings Cannot Find Human Make Must Ought Satisfied Say Tranquility Vain Will]
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- World's use is cold, world's love is vain, world's cruelty is bitter bane; but is not the fruit of pain.
[ Bane Bitter Cold Cruelty Fruit Love Pain Use Vain World]
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- A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.
[ Does Finds Good Himself Ill Man Modest Speak Talk Vain Wise]
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- I wouldn't write anything autobiographical. If you've lived a life like Laurence of Arabia, it might be a consideration, but otherwise it's a little bit vain, it seems to me.
[ Anything Arabia Autobiographical Bit Consideration Laurence Life Little Lived Might Otherwise Seems Vain Write]
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- Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
[ Blue Control Dark Deep Earth Fleets His Man Marks Ocean Over Roll Ruin Shore Stops Sweep Ten Thee Thousand Vain]
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- It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.
[ Happy Hope Make Politics Vain]
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- No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
[ Biography Great History Lives Man Men Vain World]
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- If the Constitution is worth anything, if the Declaration of Independence is worth anything, if the boys who died on the field of battle did not die in vain, fair employment practices are correct and necessary.
[ Anything Battle Boys Constitution Correct Declaration Did Die Died Employment Fair Field Independence Necessary Practices Vain Worth]
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- I do not allow myself vain regrets or foreboding.
[ Allow Myself Regrets Vain]
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- Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.
[ Belief Brothers Committed Equality His Labors Man Mankind Then Unless Vain]
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- We can never fully repay the debt of our proud nation to those who have laid down their lives for our country. The best we can do is honor their memory, ensure that their sacrifice is not in vain, and help provide for their families.
[ Best Country Debt Down Ensure Families Fully Help Honor Laid Lives Memory Nation Never Our Proud Provide Repay Sacrifice Their Those Vain]
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- Christianity, democracy, science, education, wealth, and the cumulative inheritance of a thousand years, have not preserved us from the vain repetition of history.
[ Christianity Cumulative Democracy Education History Inheritance Preserved Repetition Science Thousand Us Vain Wealth Years]
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- A mighty pain to love it is, and 'tis a pain that pain to miss; but of all the pains, the greatest pain is to love, but love in vain.
[ Greatest Love Mighty Miss Pain Pains Tis Vain]
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- All Juleps are made for present use, and therefore it is in vain to speak of their duration.
[ Duration Made Present Speak Their Therefore Use Vain]
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- All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.
[ Accompanied Action Empty Speech Unless Vain]
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- If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
[ Breaking Heart Live Shall Stop Vain]
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- About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen a pencil with a blunt axe. It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead.
[ Axe Axes Blunt Equally Impossible Instead Language Pencil Sharpen Ten Try Use Vain]
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- To become Christ-like is the only thing in the whole world worth caring for, the thing before which every ambition of man is folly and all lower achievement vain.
[ Achievement Ambition Become Before Caring Every Folly Lower Man Only Thing Vain Which Whole World Worth]
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- Our pleasance here is all vain glory, This false world is but transitory.
[ False Glory Here Our Transitory Vain World]
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- Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life.
[ Bound Comes Critic Dismal Every Half Ideas Life Man Modern Profane Sadness Secular Society Unrest Vain]
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- We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.
[ Care Even Opinion Those Vain]
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- We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security.
[ Absolute Bankrupt Ourselves Search Security Vain Will]
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- In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
[ Applause Folly Half Hears Laughter Vain Wisdom]
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- And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.
[ After Being Books Distracted Dodging Elevation Emptiness Every His Innumerable Own Seeking Silence Too Vain Write]
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- Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate.
[ Believe Day Discover Human Into Mathematicians Mind Mystery Never Numbers Order Penetrate Prime Reason Sequence Some Tried Vain Which Will]
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- By mere burial man arrives not at bliss; and in the future life, throughout its whole infinite range, they will seek for happiness as vainly as they sought it here, who seek it in aught else than that which so closely surrounds them here - the Infinite.
[ Arrives Aught Bliss Burial Closely Else Future Happiness Here Infinite Life Man Mere Range Seek Sought Surrounds Than Them Throughout Vainly Which Whole Will]
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- Few can believe that suffering, especially by others, is in vain. Anything that is disagreeable must surely have beneficial economic effects.
[ Anything Believe Beneficial Disagreeable Economic Effects Especially Few Must Others Suffering Surely Vain]
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- Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
[ Bliss Complete Created Eternal Foolishness Great Knowledge Lead Nothing Pain Sun Under Vain Wisdom]
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- I'm not so vain as to believe that my involvement changes anything whatsoever.
[ Anything Believe Changes Involvement Vain Whatsoever]
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- I don't believe things happen in vain. I believe they happen for a reason.
[ Believe Happen Reason Things Vain]
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- The entire deaths of Vietnam died in vain. And they're dying in vain right this very second. And you know what's worse than a soldier dying in vain? It's more soldiers dying in vain. That's what's worse.
[ Deaths Died Dying Entire Know More Right Second Soldier Soldiers Than Vain Very Vietnam Worse]
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- And weep the more, because I weep in vain.
[ Because More Vain Weep]
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- Poetry, it is often said and loudly so, is life's true mirror. But a monkey looking into a work of literature looks in vain for Socrates.
[ Into Life Literature Looking Looks Loudly Mirror Monkey Often Poetry Said Socrates True Vain Work]
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- Everything is vain and tortures the spirit instead of calming and satisfying it.
[ Calming Everything Instead Satisfying Spirit Tortures Vain]
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- Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.
[ Examples Excellent Follow Indeed Modest None Set Them Things Vain Were Will Would]
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- An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may.
[ Give Honest Man May Offence Order Speaks Though Truth Vain]
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- He who seeks for methods without having a definite problem in mind seeks in the most part in vain.
[ Definite Having Methods Mind Most Part Problem Seeks Vain Without]
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- How vain, without the merit, is the name.
[ How Merit Name Vain Without]
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- Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other.
[ Accuracy Advantageous Beauty Case Delicate Every Exalt Just Other Reasoning Sentiment Vain Would]
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- Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
[ Hands Intellect Mystery Often Solve Struggled Vain Will]
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- I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.
[ Cannot Definition Filled Give Hatreds Man Neither Nor Proud Vain Vanity Will Wisdom Wise]
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- Oh, how great peace and quietness would he possess who should cut off all vain anxiety and place all his confidence in God.
[ Anxiety Confidence Cut God Great His How Off Oh Peace Place Possess Quietness Should Vain Would]
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- Living Life Tomorrow's fate, though thou be wise, Thou canst not tell nor yet surmise; Pass, therefore, not today in vain, For it will never come again.
[ Again Canst Come Fate Life Living Never Nor Pass Surmise Tell Therefore Thou Though Today Tomorrow Vain Will Wise Yet]
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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.
[ Display Fact Greater Make Modesty Nothing Others Our Soothes Us Vain Vanity]
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- But this emphasis would be lavished in vain, if it served, in your opinion, only to abstract a general type from phenomena whose particularity in our work would remain the essential thing for you, and whose original arrangement could be broken up only artificially.
[ Abstract Arrangement Artificially Broken Could Emphasis Essential General Lavished Only Opinion Original Our Phenomena Remain Served Thing Type Up Vain Whose Work Would Your]
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- Death is not more certainly a separation of our souls from our bodies than the Christian life is a separation of our souls from worldly tempers, vain indulgences, and unnecessary cares.
[ Bodies Cares Certainly Christian Death Indulgences Life More Our Separation Souls Tempers Than Unnecessary Vain Worldly]
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- The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
[ Common Contrary Erroneous Humble Idea Kind Makes Making Most Part Spoils Success Them Tolerant Vain]
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- In vain, without the Bible, we increase penal laws and draw entrenchments around our institutions.
[ Around Bible Draw Increase Institutions Laws Our Penal Vain Without]
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- The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one's self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.
[ Become Best Confide Course Most Part Phantoms Promises Safest Self Something Vain Value World Worth]
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- The whole point of being an actor is to get satisfaction out of a role - unless you're just vain about celebrity.
[ Actor Being Celebrity Get Just Out Point Role Satisfaction Unless Vain Whole]
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- There is perhaps no more obvious vanity than to write of it so vainly.
[ More Obvious Perhaps Than Vainly Vanity Write]
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- I thought it was quite vain to say, I want to be a model.
[ Model Quite Say Thought Vain Want]
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- The mastery of nature is vainly believed to be an adequate substitute for self mastery.
[ Adequate Believed Mastery Nature Self Substitute Vainly]
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- The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower.
[ Entirely Lazy Make Martyr More Narrow Narrower Rather Sacrifices Selfish Themselves Vain]
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- If a war be undertaken... before the resources of peace have been tried and proved vain to secure it, that war has no defense, it is a national crime.
[ Been Before Crime Defense National Peace Proved Resources Secure Tried Undertaken Vain War]
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- It is vain to do with more what can be done with fewer.
[ Done Fewer More Vain]
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- Some think the worst horrors of war might be avoided by an international agreement not to use atomic bombs. This is a vain hope.
[ Agreement Atomic Avoided Bombs Hope Horrors International Might Some Think Use Vain War Worst]
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- All other ways of mortification are vain, all helps leave us helpless, it must be done by the Spirit.
[ Done Helpless Helps Leave Mortification Must Other Spirit Us Vain Ways]
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- We conceal it from ourselves in vain - we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it.
[ Always Cannot Conceal Feeling Found Live Love Man Matters Moment Must Ourselves Possibly Removed Secretly Seemingly Something Those Vain Without]
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- Whatever you do for the sole purpose of having others admire you, your efforts will most likely be in vain.
[ Admire Efforts Having Likely Most Others Purpose Sole Vain Whatever Will Your]
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- To be a man's own fool is bad enough, but the vain man is everybody's.
[ Bad Enough Everybody Fool Man Own Vain]
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- You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
[ Cross Indulge Merely Sea Standing Staring Vain Water Wishes Yourself]
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- In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain.
[ Block Brain Gilded Outward Show Splendid Tis Vain Without]
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- Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
[ Beauties Charms Eyes May Merit Pretty Roll Sight Soul Strike Their Vain Wins]
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- A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string.
[ Broken Easily Kindness Lost Pearls Sayings Seldom Slipping Spoken String Vain While Witty Word]
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- It is in vain to hope to please all alike. Let a man stand with his face in what direction he will, he must necessarily turn his back on one half of the world.
[ Alike Back Direction Face Half His Hope Man Must Necessarily Please Stand Turn Vain Will World]
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- Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.
[ Certain Dreams Hopes Those Vain Wake]
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- Because just as arms have no force outside if there is no counsel within a house, study is vain and counsel useless that is not put to virtuous effect when the time calls.
[ Arms Because Calls Counsel Effect Force House Just Outside Put Study Time Useless Vain Virtuous Within]
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- In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain.
[ Done Earnest Earnestly Ever Failure Freely God Made Sacrifice Spoken Those Truly Vain Word Work World]
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- One of the biggest mistakes a photographer can make is to look at the real world and cling to the vain hope that next time his film will somehow bear a closer resemblance to it.
[ Bear Biggest Cling Closer Film His Hope Look Make Mistakes Next Photographer Real Resemblance Somehow Time Vain Will World]
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- This preparatory sort of idealism is the one that, as I just suggested, Berkeley made prominent, and, after a fashion familiar. I must state it in my own way, although one in vain seeks to attain novelty in illustrating so frequently described a view.
[ After Although Attain Berkeley Described Familiar Fashion Frequently Idealism Illustrating Just Made Must Novelty Own Preparatory Prominent Seeks Sort State Suggested Vain View Way]
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- Men are just as vain as women, and sometimes even more so.
[ Even Just Men More Sometimes Vain Women]
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- I have not written in vain if I have heretofore done anything towards diminishing the reputation of the Renaissance landscape painting.
[ Anything Diminishing Done Heretofore Landscape Painting Renaissance Reputation Towards Vain Written]
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- Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but by producing them. They don't live by trade, but by work. Give up that foolish and vain title of Trades Unions; and take that of laborers Unions.
[ Articles Exchanging Foolish Give Laborers Live Men Producing Take Them Title Trade Trades Unions Up Vain Work]
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- Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.
[ Against Contend Gods Stupidity Themselves Vain Very]
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- With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
[ Gods Struggle Stupidity Themselves Vain]
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- Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.
[ Autumn Blossoms Borne Fruit Look Spring Tree Unless Vainly Will]
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- I have been vain since birth. I expected other people to like what I did, although my vanity has definitely diminished over the years.
[ Although Been Birth Definitely Did Diminished Expected Other Over Since Vain Vanity Years]
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- Concerning God, freewill and destiny: Of all that earth has been or yet may be, all that vain men imagine or believe, or hope can paint or suffering may achieve, we descanted.
[ Achieve Been Believe Concerning Destiny Earth God Hope Imagine May Men Paint Suffering Vain Yet]
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- Most men remember obligations, but are not often likely to be grateful; the proud are made sour by the remembrance and the vain silent.
[ Grateful Likely Made Men Most Obligations Often Proud Remember Remembrance Silent Sour Vain]
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- In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of pleasure. If we find it in one place to-day, it is vain to seek it there to-morrow. You can not lay a trap for it.
[ Find Lay Life More Nothing Place Pleasure Seek Surprising Than To-Day To-Morrow Trap Unexpected Vain]
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- If we have a heart for the magnitudes of life, it will not seem vain to believe that God Himself should guard it.
[ Believe God Guard Heart Himself Life Seem Should Vain Will]
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- Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.
[ Affliction God Good Loves Man Sent Vain Whom Young]
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- It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine himself pleasing to all when he is in reality a universal nuisance.
[ Become Come Easily Himself Imagine Man May Nuisance Pass Pleasing Proud Reality Universal Vain]
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- In vain shall Great Britain confer upon her colonies the free government and liberal principles of legislation, for which she is distinguished, if she do not carry with her the revelations of God.
[ Britain Carry Colonies Confer Distinguished Free God Government Great Her Legislation Liberal Principles Revelations Shall She Upon Vain Which]
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- Looks are temporary and don't mirror what's inside. And usually, a great looking man is so vain. Maybe most good-looking women are too. I hope I'm not!
[ Good-Looking Great Hope Inside Looking Looks Man Maybe Mirror Most Temporary Too Usually Vain Women]
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- The generality have considered that disease is but a confused and disordered effort in Nature, thrown down from her proper state, and defending herself in vain.
[ Confused Considered Defending Disease Disordered Down Effort Generality Her Herself Nature Proper State Thrown Vain]
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- Therefore, if one were to consider that there was virtually no possibility of success through the US-Japan negotiations, the military and economic pressures would only force Japan into further crisis if time were allowed to pass in vain.
[ Allowed Consider Crisis Economic Force Further Into Japan Military Negotiations Only Pass Possibility Pressures Success Therefore Through Time Vain Virtually Were Would]
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- Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique.
[ Being Conscious Pavarotti Unique Vain]
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- It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only by defying it that the brave escape.
[ Behind Brave Close Coward Death Defying Escape Flee Follows Only Vain]
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- Vexed sailors cursed the rain, for which poor shepherds prayed in vain.
[ Cursed Poor Prayed Rain Sailors Shepherds Vain Which]
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- During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much to be the prey of vain dread; and, as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that as I am of gods and kings. For my own sake only I write this; and herein I differ from all other writers, past and to come.
[ Am Come Differ Dread During Gods Hope Immortality Kings Known Life Lost Much Only Other Own Past Prey Sake Seen Too Vain Weary Write Writers]
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- It is vain to expect a well-balanced government without a well-balanced society.
[ Expect Government Society Vain Without]
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- A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
[ Awaken Awakening Does Him Love Religious Roused Sleeper Vain Which]
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- His daughter returned from her boarding school, improved in fashionable airs and expert in manufacturing fashionable toys; but, in her conversation, he sought in vain for that refined and fertile mind which he had fondly expected.
[ Airs Boarding Conversation Daughter Expected Expert Fashionable Fertile Fondly Had Her His Improved Manufacturing Mind Refined Returned School Sought Toys Vain Which]
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- We must not indulge in unfavorable views of mankind, since by doing it we make bad men believe they are no worse than others, and we teach the good that they are good in vain.
[ Bad Believe Doing Good Indulge Make Mankind Men Must Others Since Teach Than Unfavorable Vain Views Worse]
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- Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings; a round of little cares, or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs, they become naturally only objects of sense.
[ Away Become Cares Employment Feelings Little Mind Naturally Objects Only Organs Pursuits Round Seldom Sense Silence Strength Sufficient Their Vain Women]
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- It is in vain that we would circumscribe the power of one half of our race, and that half by far the most important and influential.
[ Far Half Important Influential Most Our Power Race Vain Would]
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