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I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt. (Quote by - Ben Hecht)

The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation. (Quote by - Hutton)

Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy. (Quote by - Edwin Hubbel Chapin)

Do what good thou canst unknown, and be not vain of what ought rather to be felt than seen. (Quote by - William Penn)

Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies. (Quote by - Edwin Hubbel Chapin)

That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty. (Quote by - Seneca)

Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being witnesses of it, is, in my opinion, most praiseworthy: not that the public eye should be entirely avoided, for good actions desire to be placed in the light; but notwithstanding this, the greatest theater for virtue is conscience. (Quote by - Marcus T. Cicero)

Talent, like beauty, to be pardoned, must be obscure and unostentatious. (Quote by - Lady Marguerite Blessington)

An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)


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