Quotation Explorer - 'Conceit'

Conceit is God's gift to little men. - Bruce Barton
The less their ability, the more their conceit. - Ahad HaAm
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
We have to abandon the conceit that isolated personal actions are going to solve this crisis. Our policies have to shift. - Al Gore
False humility is quite like the worst of both worlds: both that of Meekness and that of Conceit. - Criss Jami
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
Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.
The world tolerates conceit from those who are successful, but not from anybody else. - John Blake
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
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
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
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit. - Aesop
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