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Vanity is the quicksand of reason
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George Sand Quotes

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The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
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Thomas Wolfe Quotes

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Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory.
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Joseph Conrad Quotes

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

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Vanity is so secure in the heart of man that everyone wants to be admired: even I who write this, and you who read this.
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Blaise Pascal Quotes

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Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they have of it themselves; but I give it fair quarter, wherever I meet with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action: and therefore, in many cases, it would not be altogether absurd if a man were to thank God for his vanity among the other comforts of life.
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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Vanity, I am sensible, is my cardinal vice and cardinal folly; and I am in continual danger, when in company, of being led an ignis fatuus chase by it.
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There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
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Edward Bulwer-Lytton Quotes

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Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
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François Duc de La Rochefoucauld Quotes

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Without this ridiculous vanity that takes the form of self-display, and is part of everything and everyone, we would see nothing, and nothing would exist.
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