Vanity Quotes

Here are some quotes on vanity.

The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
~Thomas Wolfe

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

Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
~Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty.
~Louis Kronenberger

Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
~Robert Louis Stevenson

The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.
~George Savile

Vanity, like murder, will out.
~ Hannah Parkhouse Cowley

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

Here files of pins extend their shining rows, Puffs, powders, patches, bibles, billet-doux.
~ Alexander Pope

We speak little if not egged on by vanity.
~Fran├žois de la Rochefoucauld

The vanity of others runs counter to our taste only when it runs counter to our vanity
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory.
~Joseph Conrad

Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
~George Eliot

Provided a man is not mad, he can be cured of every folly but vanity
~Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.
~Julian Casablancas

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.
~Matthew Hale

Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.
~Garrison Keillor

Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
~Fran├žois de la Rochefoucauld

But, after all, we are a young nation, and vanity is a fault of youth.
~Rebecca H. Davis

The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that’s laughable is vanity.
~Henri Bergson

Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt.
~Benjamin Franklin

You must renounce all superficiality, all convention, all vanity and delusion.
~Gustav Mahler

Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
~Vanity quote from the Bible

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.
~Jean Rostand

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