“If there is one thing that will make a man peculiarly and insufferable self-conceited, it is to have his stomach behave itself, the first day at sea, when nearly all his comrades are seasick”
“Treat a man as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he could be, and he will become what he should be.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.”
“Conceit is God's gift to little men”
“Woman's dearest delight is to wound Man's self-conceit, though Man's dearest delight is to gratify hers”
George Bernard Shaw
“There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.”
“Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.”
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