Quotation Explorer - 'Conceit'

Sexually,we are all competing for the same seat on the bus and the thing that holds it together is the tightly held conceit that we are all sexual gods. How can I believe in my own uniqueness when there's a cat out there exactly the same as me? - Jeff Melvoin
False humility is quite like the worst of both worlds: both that of Meekness and that of Conceit. - Criss Jami
The being called God...bears every mark of a veil woven by philosophical conceit, to hide the ignorance of philosophers even from themselves. They borrow the threads of its texture from the anthropomorphism of the vulgar. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit. - Aesop
Conceit is God's gift to little men. - Bruce Barton
The world tolerates conceit from those who are successful, but not from anybody else. - John Blake
The less their ability, the more their conceit. - Ahad HaAm
I have been called arrogant myself in my time, and hope to earn the title again, but to claim that I am privy to the secrets of the universe and its creator - that's beyond my conceit. - Christopher Hitchens
It is humiliating to have to confess that this conceit of Peter was one of his most fascinating qualities. To put it with brutal frankness, there never was a cockier boy. - J.M.Barrie
We have to abandon the conceit that isolated personal actions are going to solve this crisis. Our policies have to shift. - Al Gore
Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see -egoism, arrogance, conceit, selfishness, greed, lust, intolerance, anger, lying, cheating, gossiping and slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then you will be read to fight the enemy you can see. - أبو حامد الغزالي
Arrogance and Conceit are the mother and father of a closed mind.Charles Jennings, "Journey of the Chosen". - Richard Nance
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