As vain as peacock, are you? Then this article with vanity quotes and famous emptiness/worthlessness quotations and sayings will bring you back to Earth!

Vanity Quotes

One of the most favorite sayings of all time is – the proud peacock of today, will be the feather duster of tomorrow! Vanity is probably one of the most undesirable virtues in a human being and it is stated as an excessive belief in one’s attractiveness or good looks or other capabilities in general. It is usually an unjustified boasting to others and it may or may not be true. It goes so far sometimes that one believes in themselves as comparable to God. Scan through the next section, for some vanity quotes and sayings.

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.

- Walt Whitman

A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.

- Henry Ward Beecher

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.

- Garrison Keillor

A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.

- Socrates

I want to live my life, not record it.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Don't bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid.

- Salvador Dali

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.

- Indira Gandhi

If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically.

- Jean Paul Sartre

The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.

- Mia Hamm

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.

- Thomas Paine

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

- Aesop

I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.

- Emily Dickinson

Science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts.

- Richard P. Feynman

Plastic surgeons are always making mountains out of molehills.

- Dolly Parton

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.

- Plato

The whole business is built on ego, vanity, self-satisfaction, and it's total crap to pretend it's.

- George Michael

The light, that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing.

- Thomas More

Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz.

- Janis Joplin

The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing - and then marry him.

- Cher

I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.

- Titus

I have made good judgements in the past. I have made good judgements in the future.

- Dan Quayle

Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don't rush; otherwise you'll look like a patchwork quilt.

- Lucille Ball

Yeah I'm thirty-six, but on the show I'm thirty-two. Nobody wants to watch a thirty-six year old woman, so they decided to make me thirty-two. Much more appealing somehow.

- Ellen DeGeneres

We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world.

- Dan Quayle

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

- George Orwell

A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

I don't know what it means to be a sex symbol. When I look myself on a magazine cover I don't see it as me, but as someone painted, fluffed, puffed and done up.

- Jennifer Aniston

A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.

- Thomas Hardy

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.

- The Journey Home: Some Words in Defense of the American West , Edward Abbey

All my possessions for a moment of time.

- Elizabeth I

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

- Anatole France

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.

- The Complete English Poems , John Donne

A woman's perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.

- Christian Dior

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.

- Joseph Addison

They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days.

- Garrison Keillor

I think the accessories look very modern and very exciting. These big earrings, these big hoops. I think the girls are sort of falling in love with... collars, neck collars.

- Ralph Lauren

The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.

- Graham Greene

I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

- William Shakespeare

Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things.

- David Ogilvy

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