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Conceit Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Conceit are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

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Conceit is God's gift to little men.
- Bruce Barton

Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress.
- Ellen Terry

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
- Aesop

 

Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
- Aesop

Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld


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With me it's the whole thing, it's the conceit,
the idea, what the poem is saying.
And it goes on just as long as is necessary to say what needs to be said.
- James Laughlin

Conceit is bragging about yourself.
Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
- Johnny Unitas

Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the
desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
- Channing Pollock

Above all, you must fight conceit, envy,
and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart.
- Abraham Cahan

Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

There is a difference between conceit and confidence.
Conceit is bragging about yourself.
Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
- Johnny Unitas

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

Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art,
I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works.
- Alexandre Dumas

The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.
- Max Beerbohm

We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
- William Hazlitt

Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.
- Alain Rene Le Sage

The proposition of an established classification of
states as slave states and free states,
as insisted on by some, and into northern and southern,
as maintained by others, seems to me purely imaginary,
and of course the supposed equilibrium of those classes a mere conceit.
- William H. Seward

It is well for us that we are born babies in intellect.
Could we understand half what mothers say and do to their infants,
we should be filled with a conceit of our own importance,
which would render us insupportable through life.
- Augustus Hare

Conceit spoils the finest genius.
There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long;
even if it is,
the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one,
and the great charm of all power is modesty.
- Louisa May Alcott

You have a good many little gifts and virtues,
but there is no need of parading them,
for conceit spoils the finest genius.
There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long,
and the great charm of all power is modesty.
- Louisa May Alcott

Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime
for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace
remark that shows us another side,
another man, really; a man uncertain,
and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.
- Willa Cather

If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us,
that we are the reason there is a Universe,
does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
- Carl Sagan

Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the
vanities and conceits germinated by success.
When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.
- Tennessee Williams

To attempt to advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind.
- Thomas Hood

I hate elitists.
I hate conceited people.
I hate pompous people.
- Neil Cavuto

People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion,
as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.
- Walter Savage Landor

God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old,
more sophisticated, much more conceited,
only young in a certain puerile vanity more like senility than anything.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Philosophy!
Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think
they can digest without eating!
- Iris Murdoch

There's nothing more arrogant or conceited than youth,
and there's nothing other than machinery that can replace youth.
- Elliott Gould

People think that I'm conceited, and I'm not a nice person.
- Slick Rick

It is so conceited and timid to be ashamed of one's mistakes.
Of course they are mistakes.
Go on to the next.
- Brenda Ueland

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal,
and not in reaching it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do not attempt to conquer the world with force,
for force only causes resistance.
- Lao Tzu

The attempt to combine wisdom and power
has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
- Albert Einstein

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Moral authority is never retained by
any attempt to hold on to it.
It comes without seeking and
is retained without effort.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation
of differences before resorting to combat.
- Jimmy Carter

Know that life is most joyful when you
neither attempt to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I honor you, Hero, for you do not play to the crowd.
You play to your own soul.
An audience of one fills the house with its appreciation and applause.
Others follow you, and may attempt to emulate you,
but that is not why you are a hero.
Fame may smile upon you, or it may not.
The world may cheer your name, or you may be the unknown warrior
who rescued comrades in battle,
or taught a young girl how to shed tears of joy.
Whatever you did, you did not do for fame.
If you had, you would not be a Hero.
You are a Hero for your bold courageous inspired action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary
arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people
can keep all their options open all the time.
- Christopher Lasch

Never go backward.
Attempt, and do it with all your might.
Determination is power.
- Charles Simmons

If you get frustrated by some of your family,
focus on the good aspects of your relationship
and attempt to overlook the irritations.
Then give thanks for everyone who plays a part in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is useless for us to attempt to reason a man
out of a thing he has never been reasoned into.
- Jonathan Swift

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry.
One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed.
These are fearful odds.
- Benjamin Disraeli

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living
forms and social intercourse.
- Francis Bacon

Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.
- Stephen Sondheim

Every goal, every action, every thought,
every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known,
is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.
- Sydney Madwed

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

Dialectic thought is an attempt to break through the
coercion of logic by its own means.
- Theodor Adorno

Authority is something from which we are constantly subtracting,
of which there remains always a residue,
and which we attempt to make smaller and smaller.
- Frederica Montseny

I may attempt a novel.
I think that no matter what you write,
it requires being honest with oneself,
and you have to pull yourself out of the whirlwind of daily life.
- Iris Chang

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
- Bette Davis

When small men attempt great enterprises,
they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures
resulting from an attempt to popularize art.
- Ezra Pound

I'm just gonna be doing stuff that I really enjoy doing.
I'm not gonna attempt to be current in any way other
than the fact that people will like what I'm doing currently.
- Pat Travers

I end up writing about all kinds of things.
I never make an attempt to write about anything in particular.
I don't have a little list of topics to write about.
- Tracy Chapman

An attempt to write nothing but characterization will soon bog down;
I for one don't want to have somebody tell me about someone else.
- Daniel Keys Moran

Security is an attempt to try to make the universe
static so that we feel safe.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

People always overdo the matter when they attempt deception.
- Charles Dudley Warner

War is an attempt of one group to impose its will upon
another group by armed violence.
- Scott Nearing

I believed in Bobby Kennedy.
Campaigning for him was an attempt to give back something
to this country that has given me so much.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Here an attempt is made to explain suffering:
the outcaste of traditional Hinduism is held to deserve his fetched fate;
it is a punishment for the wrongs he did in a previous life.
- Walter Kaufmann

Genocide is an attempt to exterminate a people,
not to alter their behavior.
- Jack Schwartz

To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our
policy ever since the days of Washington,
and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.
- James Buchanan

There's all this stuff that is happening in Edinburgh now,
it's a sad attempt to create an Edinburgh society,
similar to a London society, a highbrow literature celebrity society.
- Irvine Welsh


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