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#vanity

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #vanity




A man's vanity is more fragile that you might think. It's easy for us to mistake shyness for coldness, and silence for indifference.


Lisa Kleypas


#indifference #shyness #vanity #devil

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.


William Makepeace Thackeray


#vanity

Vanity, right?" Nash reappeared in the living room with an open bag of potato chips. "I nominate my venerable brother. He likes to play hero, and one look at him should establish the vanity angle." "Nash!" I really shouldn't have been surprised by the dig. But I was. "What?" He raised one brow at me in challenge. "It's okay to call me jealous, but not to call him vain?" "Awareness of one's obvious advantages doesn't imply vanity," Tod insisted calmly. Nash turned on him. "Does it imply narcissism?" Tod huffed. "This coming from the guy who owns more hair products than his girlfriend.


Rachel Vincent


#tod #vanity #vanity

In the midst of friends, home, and kind parents, she was alone.


William Makepeace Thackeray


#vanity

La vanidad se encuentra en los lugares más inesperados: al lado de la bondad, de la abnegación, de la generosidad.


Ernesto Sabato


#vanity

A person can't help their birth.


William Makepeace Thackeray


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It is less mortifying to believe one's self unpopular than insignificant, and vanity prefers to assume that indifference is a latent form of unfriendliness.


Edith Wharton


#insignificance #unpopularity #vanity #vanity

I think it is vanity to want to put into a story anything but the story itself.


Julio Cortázar


#writing #vanity

The problem is hedonism. The problem is the preening vanity and selfishness of 'coming out,' of parading private inclinations, of a kind that repel normal people, as if those inclinations were, all by themselves, marks of authenticity and virtue, of suffering and oppression.


John Derbyshire


#hedonish #selfishness #vanity #pessimism

You are not permitted to kill a woman who has wronged you, but nothing forbids you to reflect that she is growing older every minute.


Ambrose Bierce


#revenge #vanity #women #humor






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