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It is our own vanity that makes the vanity of others intolerable to us. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


Marriage is the operation by which a woman's vanity and a man's egotism are extracted without an anaesthetic. - Helen Rowland


Serenity, regularity, absence of vanity, Sincerity, simplicity, veracity, equanimity, Fixity, non-irritability, adaptability, Humility, tenacity, integrity, nobility, magnanimity, charity, generosity, purity. Practise daily these eighteen 'ities' You will soon attain immortality. - Socrates


Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride. - Charles Caleb Colton


Vanity is but the surface. - Blaise Pascal


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


Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense. He whom nature has made weak, and idleness keeps ignorant, may yet support his vanity by the name of a critic. - Samuel Johnson


It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions. - Mark Twain


We speak little if not egged on by vanity. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld