Quotes of Conceited

“ I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill. ”

- Thomas A. Edison

“ I am very proud of The Saints and I'm very glad that I've been associated with them all these years, but the next record is the best record... has to be the philosophy for any band that remains even halfway decent or vibrant, and that is kind of where my head's at. ”

- Chris Bailey

“ He that is proud eats up himself; pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I'm proud to be paying taxes in the United States. The only thing is — I could be just as proud for half the money. ”

- Arthur Godfrey

“ I am so proud of Michigan's citizens for the kindness and generosity they have shown in assisting in this endeavor,... It is truly heartwarming to see the compassion shown for those in need. ”

- Jennifer Granholm

“ Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ O world, how apt the poor are to be proud! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch. ”

- Woody Allen

“ He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith; and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like unto him. ”

- Bible

“ Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune, he had not the method of making a fortune. ”

- Thomas Gray

“ Ah, who can tell how hard it is to climb the steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar? ”

- James Beattie

“ Love is patient and kind; love is not jealous or boastful; it is not arrogant or rude. ”

- Bible

“ Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much;Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. ”

- William Cowper

“ We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we may always be free. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit of; the last he does not concern himself about. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ I am proud to be in the Senate. I have always been proud to be a part of our political system. It is a remarkable privilege to participate in this system of ours. ”

- Byron Dorgan

“ The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self-complacent is erroneous, on the contrary, it makes them for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. Failure makes people bitter and cruel. ”

- W. Somerset Maugham

“ Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

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

- George Eliot

“ People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited. ”

- William Makepeace Thackeray

“ They are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself. ”

- Max Beerbohm

“ They are proud in humility, proud that they are not proud. ”

- Robert Burton

“ They are proud in humility, proud in that they are not proud. ”

- Henry Burton

“ Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadfull, for thou art not so, For, those, whom thou thinkst, thou dost overthrow, die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me. ”

- John Donne

“ None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the first and are not. ”

- Baruch Benedict de Spinoza

“ Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared. ”

- Charles de Montesquieu
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