Vanity, I am sensible, is my cardinal vice and cardinal folly; and I am in continual danger, when in company,… (read more)
Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory
Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an itch for the praise of… (read more)
There could be no extreme vanity in my recognition of myself, if in fact there could be any at all.
Beauty's sister is vanity, and its daughter lust.