Quotes about vanity

Vanity--has brought more virtues to an untimely end than any other vice. ...

Anonymous vanity

My gowns were gorgeous, always low-cut, very décolleté. I wore hardly any makeup, just some lipsticks, that's all. No lights. Ju st a baby s ...

Richard Brooks performance vanity images

Agreeable then to my present inclination, I formed the object of my own worship, which was no other than my own understanding. ...

Sarah Fielding vanity self education

That big gun in your hand makes you look grown up--you think! I'll bet you spend hours posing in front of a mirror holding it, try ing to lo ...

Richard Brooks guns vanity image

The only sure way of avoiding these evils [vanity and boasting] is never to speak of yourself at all. But when, historically, you are oblige ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl vanity egotism

Where people wish to attach, they should always be ignorant. To come with a well- informed mind, is to come with an inability of a dminister ...

Jane Austen ignorance attraction vanity

My lord, the crown which I have borne so long has given enough of vanity in my time. I beseech you not to augment it in this hour when I am ...

Elizabeth I vanity death dying monarchy

The desire to be thought clever often prevents a man from becoming so. ...

François La Rochefoucauld, Duc De cleverness wisdom vanity

Good deeds shun the light as anxiously as evil deeds: the latter fear that disclosure will bring on pain (as punishment), while th e former ...

Friedrich Nietzsche secrecy good and evil vanity

I was amongst the virtues like the great Turk in his seraglio of women, and I chose to dwell with that virtue which looked the fai rest in m ...

Sarah Fielding virtue vanity sexism