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I've progressed from being a conceited brat during the early years. I was very rude to people when I think back on it. (Quote by - Jeremy Spencer)

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

Everything happens according to the Lord's Will; what can the poor people do? Attached to self-conceit and duality, they have forgotten their Lord and Master. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity. (Quote by - Max Beerbohm)

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. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - Louisa May Alcott)

These signs have marked me extraordinary, And all the courses of my life do show I am not in the roll of common men. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Patriotism .. is a superstition artificially created and maintained through a network of lies and falsehoods; a superstition that robs man of his self-respect and dignity, and increases his arrogance and conceit. (Quote by - Emma Goldman)

Conceit in weakest bodies works the strongest. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Those who serve the True Guru are very beautiful; they cast off the filth of selfishness and conceit. (Quote by - Atharva Veda)

I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It makes me far too conceited. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress. (Quote by - Ellen Terry)

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. (Quote by - Thomas Traherne)

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

Love is always patient and kind; it is never jealous, love is never boastful or conceited; it is never rude or selfish; it does not take offense, and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in other people’s sins but delights in the truth; it is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes. Love does not come to an end. (Quote by - Bible)

Little prigs and three-quarter madmen may have the conceit that the laws of nature are constantly broken for their sakes. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

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. (Quote by - W. H. Auden)

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. (Quote by - Bible)

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

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, puzzled and in the dark like ourselves. (Quote by - Willa Sibert Cather)

People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited. (Quote by - William M. Thackeray)

This is a terrible confession to make, but after I left the Army I had a number of things to try. I had a great conceit to think that if all else failed I could always go to Hollywood. So when all else did fail I really went to Hollywood. And then I found out how wrong I was. (Quote by - David Niven)

Those who act in egotism, selfishness and conceit die; what do they gain?. (Quote by - Atharva Veda)

Neither man nor woman can be worth anything until they have discovered that they are fools. This is the first step towards becoming either estimable or agreeable; and until it be taken there is no hope. The sooner the discovery is made the better, as there is more time and power for taking advantage of it. Sometimes the great truth is found out too late to apply to it any effectual remedy. Sometimes it is never found at all; and these form the desperate and inveterate causes of folly, self-conceit, and impertinence. (Quote by - Lord Melbourne)

I serve my True Guru, and meditate on Him all day and night. Renouncing selfishness and conceit, I seek His Sanctuary, and speak sweet words to Him. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)


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