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Conceit in weakest bodies works the strongest.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Conceit
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Conceit is God's gift to little men.
~ Harry S. Truman | ( American politician. ) | 1884-1972 | Conceit
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Conceit is incompatible with understanding.
~ Leo Tolstoy | ( Russian writer. ) | 1828-1910 | Conceit
quotes Division : Russian writers   
     
Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Conceit
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
He who is enamored of himself will at least have the advantage of being inconvenienced by few rivals.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist ) | 1742-1799 | Conceit
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Conceit
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
If you done it, it ain't bragging.
~ Walt Whitman | (American poet. ) | 1819-1892 | Conceit
quotes Division : American poets   
     
It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Conceit
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Narcissus does not fall in love with his reflection because it is beautiful, but because it is his. If it were his beauty that enthralled him, he would be set free in a few years by its fading.
~ W. H. Auden | ( Anglo American poet. ) | 1907-1973 | Conceit
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms.
~ Elizabeth Bowen | ( Anglo-Irish novelist and short story writer. ) | 1899-1973 | Conceit
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Of great wealth there is no real use, except in its distribution, the rest is just conceit.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Conceit
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Of great wealth there is no real use, except in its distribution, the rest is just conceit.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Conceit
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Solvency is maintained by means of a national debt, on the principle, ''If you will not lend me the money, how can I pay you?
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Conceit
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Conceit
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person's mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Conceit
quotes Division : American poets