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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.

Thomas More

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

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words, so lesser minds have a talent of talking much, and saying nothing.

Dalai Lama

If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.

Thomas Moore

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Al Pacino

Vanity is my favourite sin.

Lord Mountbatten

I believe firmly that it was the Almighty's goodness, to check my consummate vanity.

Salvador Dali

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

John Greenleaf Whittier

Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all.

Thomas Paine

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

John Greenleaf Whittier

Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast.

Roger Ailes

'Vanity Fair' is a left-wing rag.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of the dead.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world.

Ben Shapiro

Michael Lewis, author of 'Moneyball,' got special access for a profile of Obama for 'Vanity Fair' - but Obama insisted on redlining his quotes.


The best team I played in was the Brazilian one in 2002; we felt that we could always score. It was a team without any vanity - or individuals.

Michel de Montaigne

The world is all a carcass and vanity, The shadow of a shadow, a play And in one word, just nothing.

Natalie Portman

I was really excited to get to shave my head - it's something I'd wanted to do for a while and now I had a good excuse. It was nice to shed that level of vanity.

Miguel de Cervantes

The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.

Khloe Kardashian

I genuinely enjoy sweating out my frustrations and living a healthier life. My workouts are not all about vanity. They are about clarity for my mind and soul.

Jack Nicholson

I have a lot of vanity.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.

Victor Hugo

Stupidity talks, vanity acts.

George Eliot

Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.

Matthew McConaughey

Vanity is great motivation, to be fair.

George Santayana

The highest form of vanity is love of fame.

James Madison

By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side; on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.

Jennifer Garner

I wasn't raised in a household where vanity was celebrated. That just wasn't on the top of our list.

Blaise Pascal

Vanity is but the surface.

Michael J. Fox

Vanity's really overrated. When I was 20, teenage girls had my picture on the wall... I don't need to be pretty anymore. I just am who I am.

Blaise Pascal

The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy.

Taylor Swift

Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism. So I distance myself, because I feel everything.

Michel de Montaigne

There is perhaps no more obvious vanity than to write of it so vainly.

Taylor Swift

Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism.