Premature independence is the daughter of conceit.
If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.
We measure everything by ourselves with almost a necessary conceit.
Just because you’re beautiful and perfect, it’s made you conceited.
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
Actually, writers have no business writing about their own works. They either wax conceited, saying things like: ‘My brilliance is possibly most apparent in my dazzling short story, “The Cookiepants Hypotenuse.”‘ Or else they get...
How thoroughly the chimps and bonobos have erased the list of purported human distinctions!-self-awareness, language, ideas and their association, reason, trade, play, choice, courage, love and altruism, laughter, concealed ovulation, kissing, face-to-face sex, female orgasm,...
Of great wealth there is no real use, except in its distribution, the rest is just conceit.