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“Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear.”
Jerome K. Jerome
“Of great wealth there is no real use, except in its distribution, the rest is just conceit.”
“Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works.”
Alexandre Dumas Père
“To withhold deserved praise lest it should make its object conceited is as dishonest as to withhold payment of a just debt lest your creditor should spend the money badly.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Of great riches there is no real use, except in the distribution; the rest is but conceit”
Francis Bacon Sr.
“Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress.”
“The body is wild, and the mind is foolish. Practicing egotism, selfishness and conceit, your life is passing away.”
Sri Guru Granth Sahib
“I am egotistical and conceited, and my intellect is ignorant. Meeting the Guru, my selfishness and conceit have been abolished. The illness of egotism is gone, and I have found peace.”
“The eyes which look upon corruption do not know the Love and the Fear of God. Conquering self-conceit, one obtains the Name.”
“[It is] the most hideous waterfront structure ever inflicted on a city by a combination of architectural conceit and official bad taste. the Cathedral of Asphalt.”
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