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27 Conceit Quotes

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

Alexandre Dumas Quotes

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Whoe'er imagines prudence all his own, Or deems that he hath powers to speak and judge Such as none other hath, when they are known, They are found shallow.

Sophocles Quotes , Source: Antigone (707)

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Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress.

Ellen Terry Quotes

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Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVI, v. 12)

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Conceit is incompatible with understanding

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy Quotes

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Conceit is God's gift to little men

Bruce Barton Quotes

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Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.

Alain Rene Lesage Quotes

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The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVI, v. 16)

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Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Bible Quotes , Source: Romans (ch. XII, v. 16)

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I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them.

George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross) Quotes , Source: The Mill on the Floss (bk. V, ch. IV)

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For what are they all in their high conceit, When man in the bush with God may meet?

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Good-Bye (st. 4)

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The world knows only two, that's Rome and I.

Ben Jonson Quotes , Source: Sejanus (act V, sc. 1)

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In men this blunder still you find, All think their little set mankind.

Hannah More Quotes , Source: Florio (pt. I)

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Conceit may puff a man up, but never prop him up. - John Ruskin,

John Ruskin Quotes , Source: True and Beautiful--Morals and Religion--Function of the Artist

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Conceit in weakest bodies strongest works.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Ghost at III, iv)

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These signs have marked me extraordinary, And all the courses of my life do show I am not in the roll of common men.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part I (Glendower at III, i)

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Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, Brags of his substance, not of ornament. They are but beggars that can count their worth; But my true love is grown to such excess I cannot sum up sum of half my wealth.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Romeo and Juliet (Juliet at II, vi)

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Faith, that's as well said as if I had said it myself.

Jonathan Swift Quotes , Source: Polite Conversation (dialogue II)

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Always hold your head up but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level.

Max L. Forman Quotes

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He fell in love with himself at first sight and it is a passion to which he has always remained faithful. Selflove seems so often unrequited.

Anthony Powell Quotes

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To love one's self is the beginning of a life-long romance.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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He who is enamored of himself will at least have the advantage of being inconvenienced by few rivals.

Georg C. Lichtenberg Quotes

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I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them.

George Eliot Quotes

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He who boasts of his accomplishments will heap ridicule.

Phillipine Proverb Quotes

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Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth.

William Shakespeare Quotes

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