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Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion,
as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.
- Walter Savage Landor

God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old,
more sophisticated, much more conceited,
only young in a certain puerile vanity more like senility than anything.
- David Herbert Lawrence

People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

I hate elitists.
I hate conceited people.
I hate pompous people.
- Neil Cavuto

 

Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful.
- Benjamin Disraeli

People think that I'm conceited, and I'm not a nice person.
- Slick Rick

There's nothing more arrogant or conceited than youth,
and there's nothing other than machinery that can replace youth.
- Elliott Gould

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To attempt to advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind.
- Thomas Hood

Philosophy!
Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think
they can digest without eating!
- Iris Murdoch

It is so conceited and timid to be ashamed of one's mistakes.
Of course they are mistakes.
Go on to the next.
- Brenda Ueland

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress.
- Ellen Terry

There is a difference between conceit and confidence.
Conceit is bragging about yourself.
Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
- Johnny Unitas

With me it's the whole thing, it's the conceit,
the idea, what the poem is saying.
And it goes on just as long as is necessary to say what needs to be said.
- James Laughlin

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
- Aesop

We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
- William Hazlitt

Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.
- Alain Rene Le Sage

Conceit is God's gift to little men.
- Bruce Barton

Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person's mind,
she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
- Aesop

Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Conceit is bragging about yourself.
Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
- Johnny Unitas

Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art,
I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works.
- Alexandre Dumas

Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the
desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
- Channing Pollock

Above all, you must fight conceit, envy,
and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart.
- Abraham Cahan

The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.
- Max Beerbohm

Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The proposition of an established classification of
states as slave states and free states,
as insisted on by some, and into northern and southern,
as maintained by others, seems to me purely imaginary,
and of course the supposed equilibrium of those classes a mere conceit.
- William H. Seward

It is well for us that we are born babies in intellect.
Could we understand half what mothers say and do to their infants,
we should be filled with a conceit of our own importance,
which would render us insupportable through life.
- Augustus Hare

Conceit spoils the finest genius.
There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long;
even if it is,
the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one,
and the great charm of all power is modesty.
- Louisa May Alcott

You have a good many little gifts and virtues,
but there is no need of parading them,
for conceit spoils the finest genius.
There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long,
and the great charm of all power is modesty.
- Louisa May Alcott

Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime
for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace
remark that shows us another side,
another man, really; a man uncertain,
and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.
- Willa Cather

Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the
vanities and conceits germinated by success.
When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.
- Tennessee Williams

If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us,
that we are the reason there is a Universe,
does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
- Carl Sagan

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
- Charlie Chaplin

Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of
necessary evil to the luxury of baseball,
like the odor that follows an automobile.
- Christy Mathewson

Not many architects have the luxury to reject significant things.
- Rem Koolhaas

To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter,
and the occasional massage doesn't hurt.
- Olivia Newton-John

Ikea people do not drive flashy cars or stay at luxury hotels.
- Ingvar Kamprad

I would still like to have that luxury,
to be able to just sit and draw for hours and hours and hours.
In a way, that's what I do as a writer.
- Amy Tan

For the first time, I lived alone...
in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip.
For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless.
- Patty Duke

This country cannot afford the deceptive luxury of
waging defensive warfare.
- James Forrestal

The greatest luxury is being able to go to movies and
plays now and then in the afternoons.
- Robert MacNeil

But I have had the luxury of working on good films with great people.
- Patricia Clarkson

Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort,
luxury and ease for millions.
- William Allen White

It's a luxury being a writer, because all you ever think about is life.
- Amy Tan

I grew up thinking of snow as a luxury you visit.
- John Landis

Life is made too easy.
Mankind's moral fibre is giving way under the softening influence of luxury.
- Johan Huizinga

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted
for insight and understanding.
- Marshall McLuhan

One does afford oneself the luxury to come into the studio and all day,
every day, spend one's life making aesthetic propositions.
What an immense luxury.
- Anish Kapoor

Yes, but don't forget I also have the luxury of the
worlds finest band when it gets lonely.
- Adrian Belew

We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury,
that fortune sells what she is thought to give.
- Jean de La Fontaine

Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury,
starting with being in this world.
- Cesare Pavese

It's an amazing luxury to say I'm 31 years old and
I'm gonna take a year off.
That's pretty amazing.
- Sarah McLachlan

I've been lucky enough to have had the luxury of being
able to make the picture I've wanted to make each time
on my own terms and without compromise.
- Dario Argento

Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

I have the luxury of being a little boy...
To me, the most important thing in life is to be a human being.
Second is acting.
- Peter Stormare

It's the middle class that feels the luxury of being able to have causes.
- Orson Scott Card

Too many people in the modern world view poetry as a luxury,
not a necessity like petrol.
But to me it's the oil of life.
- John Betjeman

Athletics is a luxury.
- Roger Bannister

Socialist democracy is not, a luxury and its need is
not limited to the most advanced industrial countries.
- Ernest Mandel

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.
- George William Curtis

Love is like any other luxury.
You have no right to it unless you can afford it.
- Anthony Trollope

I was brought up in the modern world of all the luxury
and the highlight of show business.
I was born into a Christian home.
- Cat Stevens

A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting
to the dwellers in civilization;
like the gentle air of a genial climate,
it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
- Walter Bagehot

The luxury of our position now is that we can almost
assemble any team to address any issue.
- Rem Koolhaas

Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.
- Golda Meir

On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired.
- Andrew Young

The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury,
our own folly, our own criminality that we have to contend.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero


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