Best Quotes about Conceit
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?
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them.
Of great wealth there is no real use, except in its distribution, the rest is just conceit.
Conceit in weakest bodies works the strongest.
What is the first business of one who practices philosophy? To get rid of self-conceit. For it is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows.
Conceit is God's gift to little men.
Narcissus does not fall in love with his reflection because it is beautiful, but because it is his. If it were his beauty that enthralled him, he would be set free in a few years by its fading.
Auden, W. H.
Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person's mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms.
See the man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope for a fool than for him. [Proverbs 26:7]
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
Thackeray, William M.
Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth.
Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is the basis of all love.
Whatever accomplishment you boast of in the world, there is someone better than you.
Conceit is incompatible with understanding.
Tolstoy, Count Leo
Self-love is a balloon filled with wind, from which storms burst forth when one makes a puncture in it.
As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.
Boorstin, Daniel J.
If you done it, it ain't bragging.
Conceit is a queer disease -- it makes everyone Sick except the person who has it.
For God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues.
Narcissist: psychoanalytic term for the person who loves himself more than his analyst; considered to be the manifestation of a dire mental disease whose successful treatment depends on the patient learning to love the analyst more and himself less.
We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.
Marie Ebner von Eschenbach
It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover they are not it.
Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
The world tolerates conceit from those who are successful, but not from anybody else.
He who is enamored of himself will at least have the advantage of being inconvenienced by few rivals.
Lichtenberg, Georg C.
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
Always hold your head up but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level.
Forman, Max L.
Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
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