Abba Eban - When women smoke, it is hard for them to quit because they are so worried about their weight; it's a vanity issue and a mindset.
[ Because Hard Issue Mindset Quit Smoke Their Them Vanity Weight Women Worried]
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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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Nikos Kazantzakis - Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
[ Every Head Mischief Produces Sort Vanity Weak Working]
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Jack Lord - Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride.
[ Better Pampered Perhaps Pride Starved Than Thing Vanity]
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Steven Tyler - The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.
[ Cure Fault Laughable Laughter Only Vanity]
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Kenko Yoshida - If I have one vanity wish, it would be to direct. It's the only thing I haven't done yet that I would like to.
[ Direct Done Haven Only Thing Vanity Wish Would Yet]
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- You can't control how you are perceived, and you are a fool if you waste any energy trying to do so. Vanity will get you nowhere.
[ Any Control Energy Fool Get How Nowhere Perceived Trying Vanity Waste Will]
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- Fashion is so close in revealing a person's inner feelings and everybody seems to hate to lay claim to vanity so people tend to push it away. It's really too close to the quick of the soul.
[ Away Claim Close Everybody Fashion Feelings Hate Inner Lay Person Push Quick Really Revealing Seems Soul Tend Too Vanity]
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- The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.
[ Great Herd Influence Need Out Sake Seek Their Them Vanity Welcome]
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- 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.
[ Everywhere Feed Find Jealousy Magnanimous More Solid True Vanity Wherever]
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- Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
[ Blush Crimes Less Men Than Their Vanity Weaknesses]
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- There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
[ Agonizing Application Fine Nothing Rough Skin Truth Vanity]
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- The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
[ Arrogance Characters Ignorance Pride Truest Vanity]
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- The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or thought of vanity.
[ Deeds Dishonest Free Heart Life Man Thought Upright Vanity]
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- Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.
[ Common Easily Overtake Overtakes Sense Usually Vanity Wisdom]
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- The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.
[ Knowledge Preserve Vanity Will Yourself]
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- Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.
[ Change Fashion Industry Levied Poor Rich Tax Vanity]
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- The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity.
[ Advanced Always Between Cannot Difference Far Full Happy Know Mastered Morals Person Presence Pride Something Study Vanity]
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- My vanity was flattered by having been mistaken for our revered sovereign. I ordered a banquet to be got ready for the following evening, under the trees before my house, and invited the whole town.
[ Banquet Been Before Evening Flattered Following Got Having House Invited Mistaken Ordered Our Ready Revered Sovereign Town Trees Under Vanity Whole]
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- What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.
[ Bravely Cheerfully Detail Ease Foresight Habit Hard Having Helps Love Luck Mind Opportunities Passing Patient Restless Sacrificing Through Times Uniting Vanity Watching]
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- Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
[ Duration Ecstatic Enjoyment Frame Indefinite Knowledge Pageant Perennial Pleasure Power Shadow Space Unlimited Vanity Wealth]
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- I have this theory that people in Hollywood don't read. They read 'Vanity Fair' and then consider themselves terribly well read. I think I can basically write about anybody without getting caught.
[ Anybody Basically Caught Consider Fair Getting Hollywood Read Terribly Themselves Then Theory Think Vanity Well Without Write]
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- Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
[ Fashion Feed Happiness Ladies Love Pride Starve Their Vanity]
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- Call it vanity, call it arrogant presumption, call it what you wish, but I would grope for the nearest open grave if I had no newspaper to work for, no need to search for and sometimes find the winged word that just fits, no keen wonder over what each unfolding day may bring.
[ Arrogant Bring Call Day Each Find Fits Grave Grope Had Just Keen May Nearest Need Newspaper Open Over Presumption Search Sometimes Unfolding Vanity Winged Wish Wonder Word Work Would]
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- The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die.
[ Above Balance Considerations Day Derives Die Effort Else Happiness His Ideal Interest Intoxication Lets Over Own Physical Power Sportsman Stops Take Thinking Vanity Will]
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- Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it, and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
[ Despise Enough Few Foolishness Knowledge Must See Solitude Used Vanity Very Virtue Well World]
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- I think it's good that people value their bodies and take care of them. I think if you cross the line and begin using your body as an asset or as an extension of your vanity, you've gone too far.
[ Asset Begin Bodies Body Care Cross Extension Far Gone Good Line Take Their Them Think Too Using Value Vanity Your]
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- But, after all, we are a young nation, and vanity is a fault of youth.
[ After Fault Nation Vanity Young Youth]
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- The happy story right now is the full page in Vanity Fair, which gives me a great deal of exposure.
[ Deal Exposure Fair Full Gives Great Happy Now Page Right Story Vanity Which]
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- Well, there are more writers of blogs right now than there are readers, so that's clearly a vanity phenomenon.
[ Blogs Clearly More Now Phenomenon Readers Right Than Vanity Well Writers]
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- Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
[ Cannot Ease Ill Indifference Love Return Tenderness Under Vanity Which]
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- I have come to have the firm conviction that vanity is the basis of everything, and finally that what one calls conscience is only inner vanity.
[ Basis Calls Come Conscience Conviction Everything Finally Firm Inner Only Vanity]
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- For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are slow to acknowledge that they have changed, even for the better.
[ Acknowledge Better Changed Characters Even Hold Immutable Our Own Slow Such Vanity]
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- Who could look on these monuments without reflecting on the vanity of mortals in thus offering up testimonials of their respect for persons of whose very names posterity is ignorant?
[ Could Ignorant Look Monuments Mortals Names Offering Persons Posterity Reflecting Respect Their These Thus Up Vanity Very Whose Without]
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- Vanity is as old as the mammoth.
[ Mammoth Old Vanity]
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- If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?
[ Ambition Become Boyhood Men Must Our Vanity Youth]
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- You know, at 35 or at 38 or 40 you really start to see what your body could look like if you just don't do anything all winter long. So that's another motivating factor, our vanity.
[ Another Anything Body Could Factor Just Know Long Look Motivating Our Really See Start Vanity Winter Your]
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- Censorship is the height of vanity.
[ Censorship Height Vanity]
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- The vanity of loving fine clothes and new fashion, and placing value on ourselves by them is one of the most childish pieces of folly.
[ Childish Clothes Fashion Fine Folly Loving Most New Ourselves Pieces Placing Them Value Vanity]
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- There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed - the four-poster - I'll be needing that to die in.
[ Bed Chair Charlie Christmas Die Each First Gave Knew Little Needing Nor Other Our Parting Vanity]
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- I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious... and I despise myself for the vanity, which formed half the stimulus to my exertions. Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.
[ Am Ambitious Content Despise Doubting Exertions Fools Formed Go Half Hand Having Myself Nothing Oh Once Plodding Plough Restless Set Stimulus Their Those Vanity Were Which Wise Would]
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- Always first draw fresh breath after outbursts of vanity and complacency.
[ After Always Breath Complacency Draw First Fresh Outbursts Vanity]
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- If there is a single quality that is shared by all great men, it is vanity.
[ Great Men Quality Shared Single Vanity]
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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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- Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.
[ Even Far Gentle Greed Look Never See Time Vanity]
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- They said this is Vanity Fair, and I said, Oh, I already take the magazine. They said Annie Leibovitz wants to take your picture and I thought, How nice!
[ Already Annie Fair How Magazine Nice Oh Picture Said Take Thought Vanity Wants Your]
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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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- A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
[ Conscience Him Honor Justice Man Tells Vanity]
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- God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old, more sophisticated, much more conceited, only young in a certain puerile vanity more like senility than anything.
[ Anything Certain Conceited Countries God Hate How More Much New Old Older Only Senility Sophisticated Than Vanity Young]
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- All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.
[ Act Dangerous Day Dream Dreamers Dreams Dusty Equally Eyes Find Make May Men Minds Night Open Possible Recesses Their Them Those Vanity Wake]
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- There is something wrong about being photographed that has nothing to do with vanity.
[ Being Nothing Photographed Something Vanity Wrong]
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- I don't really lift weights. It's kind of a vanity thing that I don't get into.
[ Get Into Kind Lift Really Thing Vanity Weights]
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- It's not vanity to feel you have a right to be beautiful. Women are taught to feel we're not good enough, that we must live up to someone else's standards. But my aim is to cherish myself as I am.
[ Aim Am Beautiful Cherish Else Enough Feel Good Live Must Myself Right Someone Standards Taught Up Vanity Women]
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- By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side; on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.
[ Cherish Hatred Labor Luxury Other Pride Property Rendering Revolt Servility Side Vanity Vice]
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- You must renounce all superficiality, all convention, all vanity and delusion.
[ Convention Delusion Must Renounce Superficiality Vanity]
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- The whole business is built on ego, vanity, self-satisfaction, and it's total crap to pretend it's not.
[ Built Business Crap Ego Pretend Self-Satisfaction Total Vanity Whole]
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- Religion which is interested only in itself, in its prestige and success, in its institutions and ecclesiastical niceties, is worse than vanity; it is essentially incestuous.
[ Ecclesiastical Essentially Institutions Interested Itself Niceties Only Prestige Religion Success Than Vanity Which Worse]
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- In the vanity of self-consciousness one feels at a long remove above the ordinary love and trustfulness of a simple and pure heart.
[ Above Feels Heart Long Love Ordinary Pure Remove Self-Consciousness Simple Vanity]
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- The love of one's own sex is precious, for it is neither provoked by vanity nor retained by flattery; it is genuine and sincere.
[ Flattery Genuine Love Neither Nor Own Precious Provoked Retained Sex Sincere Vanity]
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- The world is all a carcass and vanity, The shadow of a shadow, a play And in one word, just nothing.
[ Carcass Just Nothing Play Shadow Vanity Word World]
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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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- Large parties given to very young children... foster the passions of vanity and envy, and produce a love of dress and display which is very repulsive in the character of a child.
[ Character Child Children Display Dress Envy Foster Given Large Love Parties Passions Produce Repulsive Vanity Very Which Young]
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- A pretty wife is something for the fastidious vanity of a rougue to retire upon.
[ Fastidious Pretty Retire Something Upon Vanity Wife]
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- I believe firmly that it was the Almighty's goodness, to check my consummate vanity.
[ Almighty Believe Check Consummate Firmly Goodness Vanity]
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- I have a lot of vanity.
[ Lot Vanity]
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- When you're 50 you start thinking about things you haven't thought about before. I used to think getting old was about vanity - but actually it's about losing people you love. Getting wrinkles is trivial.
[ Actually Before Getting Haven Losing Love Old Start Things Think Thinking Thought Trivial Used Vanity Wrinkles]
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- Vanity is my favourite sin.
[ Favourite Sin Vanity]
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- The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy.
[ Absent Cause Consciousness Falsity Ignorance Inconstancy Pleasures Present Vanity]
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- Vanity is but the surface.
[ Surface Vanity]
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- Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.
[ Affliction Always Console Ignorance Knowledge Morality Physical Science Time Vanity Will]
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- Now, being on the cover of Vanity Fair is as important as being in great movies. The lines are very, very blurred.
[ Being Blurred Cover Fair Great Important Lines Movies Now Vanity Very]
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- I was really excited to get to shave my head - it's something I'd wanted to do for a while and now I had a good excuse. It was nice to shed that level of vanity.
[ Excited Excuse Get Good Had Head Level Nice Now Really Shave Shed Something Vanity Wanted While]
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- The basis of tragedy is man's helplessness against disease, war and death; the basis of comedy is man's helplessness against vanity (the vanity of love, greed, lust, power).
[ Against Basis Comedy Death Disease Greed Helplessness Love Lust Man Power Tragedy Vanity War]
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- How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality?
[ Anybody Anything Art Artist Artwork How Learn Only Piece Reality Reflects Vanity]
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- She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.
[ Beauty Bitter Chose Covered Eyes Gave Gaze Her Hope Joy Lest Pleasant She Should Tender Truth Up Vanity Ways Youth]
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- Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood - we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we.
[ Array Bad Cruelty Direction Facing Fail Faith Falsehood Iniquity Outrage Same See Stupidity Vanity Whole]
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- The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
[ English French Predisposed Pride Vanity]
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- The woman who appeals to a man's vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.
[ Appeals Attract Gets Heart Him His Imagination Man May Stimulate Vanity Woman]
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- Vanity is the quicksand of reason.
[ Quicksand Reason Vanity]
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- The highest form of vanity is love of fame.
[ Fame Form Highest Love Vanity]
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- The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.
[ Blockhead Doth Forget Man Oft Teaching Tempt Vanity]
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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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- For if there is anything to one's praise, it is foolish vanity to be gratified at it, and if it is abuse - why one is always sure to hear of it from one damned good-natured friend or another!
[ Abuse Always Another Anything Damned Foolish Friend Good-Natured Good-Natured Gratified Hear Praise Sure Vanity Why]
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- Vanity is a vital aid to nature: completely and absolutely necessary to life. It is one of nature's ways to bind you to the earth.
[ Absolutely Aid Bind Completely Earth Life Nature Necessary Vanity Vital Ways]
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- Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast.
[ Author Cell Chained Every His However Keeps Madman Modest Most Outrageous Padded Vanity]
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- They sin who tell us Love can die: with Life all other passions fly, all others are but vanity.
[ Die Fly Life Love Other Others Passions Sin Tell Us Vanity]
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- The vanity of men, a constant insult to women, is also the ground for the implicit feminine claim of superior sensitivity and morality.
[ Also Claim Constant Feminine Ground Implicit Insult Men Morality Sensitivity Superior Vanity Women]
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- I imagine my children are going to save me from my vanity and be my passion and fill whatever fears I have of the amazing time I'm having right now being gone.
[ Amazing Being Children Fears Fill Going Gone Having Imagine Now Passion Right Save Time Vanity Whatever]
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- Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
[ Cases Dies Hard Man Obstinate Some Vanity]
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- Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity.
[ Constant Dignity Enemy Our Vanity]
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- Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
[ Humility Mark Pride Rather Than Vanity]
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- Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity.
[ Become Diminish Ease Fool Increase May Now Ordinary Own Possess Suddenly Talents Upset Vanity Whatever]
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- Let a man find himself, in distinction from others, on top of two wheels with a chain - at least in a poor country like Russia - and his vanity begins to swell out like his tires. In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect.
[ America Automobile Begins Chain Country Distinction Effect Find Himself His Least Man Others Out Poor Produce Russia Swell Takes Tires Top Two Vanity Wheels]
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- I think the industry is oblivious to the fact that most people listen to all kinds of stuff. I personally don't know of anyone who listens to only one genre of music. It's vanity because no one does.
[ Anyone Because Does Fact Genre Industry Kinds Know Listen Listens Most Music Oblivious Only Personally Stuff Think Vanity]
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- I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity.
[ Approve Loathe Narcissism Vanity]
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- It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed "Wisdom." And then I know exactly what is going to follow: "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity."
[ Across Chapter Come Culture Every Exactly Follow Going Headed Know Seems Then Vanities Vanity Wisdom]
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- The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
[ Cure Loneliness Surest Vanity]
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- There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
[ Companion Happiness Hopes Ignorance Invaluable Life Lively Makes Nothing Pay Sanguine Those Vanity Which Youth]
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- My vanity is not dead. I laugh when I see pictures of myself as I am now-maybe so I won't cry, but just because it is really funny how much I've changed.
[ Am Because Changed Cry Dead Funny How Just Laugh Much Myself Pictures Really See Vanity Won]
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- To boast of a performance which I cannot beat is merely stupid vanity. And if I can beat it that means there is nothing special about it. What has passed is already finished with. What I find more interesting is what is still to come.
[ Already Beat Boast Cannot Come Find Finished Interesting Means Merely More Nothing Passed Performance Special Still Stupid Vanity Which]
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