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I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. (Quote by - Bible)

Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. (Quote by - Bible)

Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah. (Quote by - Bible)

It beareth the name of Vanity Fair, because the town where it is kept is "lighter than vanity." (Quote by - John Bunyan)

Oh, wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursel's as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us, And foolish notion. (Quote by - Robert Burns)

Ecclesiastes said that "all is vanity," Most modern preachers say the same, or show it By their examples of true Christianity: In short, all know, or very short may know it. (Quote by - Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron))

Vanity, like murder, will out. (Quote by - Hannah Parkhouse Cowley)

Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain: Fought all his battles o'er again; And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Vanity is as ill as ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return. (Quote by - George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross))

How many saucy airs we meet, From Temple Bar to Aldgate street! (Quote by - John Gay)

Vain? Let it be so! Nature was her teacher, What if a lovely and unsistered creature Loved her own harmless gift of pleasing feature. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.)

We say little if not egged on by vanity. (Quote by - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld)

That which makes the vanity of others unbearable to us is that which wounds our own. (Quote by - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld)

Vanitas vanitatum has rung in the ears Of gentle and simple for thousands of years; The wail still is heard, yet its notes never scare Either simple or gentle from Vanity Fair. (Quote by - Frederick Locker-Lampson)

What is your sex's earliest, latest care, Your heart's supreme ambition? To be fair. (Quote by - Lord George Lyttleton)

And not a vanity is given in vain. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Hoy-day! What a sweep of vanity comes this way! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Where doth the world thrust forth a vanity (So it be new, there's no respect how vile) That is not quickly buzzed into his ears? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

There are grades of vanity, there are only grades of ability in concealing it. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

It is difficult to esteem a man as highly as he would wish. (Quote by - Luc de Clapier de Vauvanargues)

Maud Muller looked and sighed: :Ah me! That I the Judge's bride might be! He would dress me up in silks so fine, And praise and toast me at his wine." (Quote by - John Greenleaf Whittier)

Meek Nature's evening comment on the shows That for oblivion that their daily birth From all the fuming vanities of earth. (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not fault! (Quote by - Agnes Repplier)

To act from pure benevolence is not possible for finite beings. Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive. (Quote by - James Boswell)

Vanity is so secure in the heart of man that everyone wants to be admired: even I who write this, and you who read this. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)


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