Conceit Quotes

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 Aesop

"Self-conceit may lead to self destruction." Aesop
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"The smaller the mind the greater the conceit" Aesop
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John Wooden

"Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful." John Wooden
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Oscar Wilde

"I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It makes me far too conceited." Oscar Wilde
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Bruce Barton

"Conceit is God's gift to little men" Bruce Barton
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"Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear." Jerome Jerome
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"Some who are far from atheists, may make themselves merry with that conceit of thousands of spirits dancing at once upon a needle's point." Ralph Cudworth
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"Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him (Proverbs 26:12)." Bible
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John Ruskin

"Conceit may puff a man up, but never prop him up" John Ruskin
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"Pride and conceit were the original sins of man." Alain Lesage
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George Bernard Shaw

"Woman's dearest delight is to wound Man's self-conceit, though Man's dearest delight is to gratify hers" George Bernard Shaw
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"The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason." Bible
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Francis Bacon

"Of great wealth there is no real use, except in its distribution, the rest is just conceit." Francis Bacon
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Robert Moses

"[It is] the most hideous waterfront structure ever inflicted on a city by a combination of architectural conceit and official bad taste. the Cathedral of Asphalt." Robert Moses
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William Shakespeare

"Conceit in weakest bodies works the strongest." William Shakespeare
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Leo Tolstoy

"Conceit is incompatible with understanding" Leo Tolstoy
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William Shakespeare

"Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth." William Shakespeare
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"People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited." William M. Thackeray
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"Conceit is a queer disease -- it makes everyone Sick except the person who has it." Author Unknown
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"Self-love is a balloon filled with wind, from which storms burst forth when one makes a puncture in it." Author Unknown
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Solvency is maintained by means of a national debt, on the principle, ''If you will not lend me the money, how can I pay you?" Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Birth: 1940-10-09 Death: 1980-12-08

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