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self-conceit Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about self-conceit
  1. #1
    “The Wolf strikes again!”
  2. #2
    “Just because you are quiet doesn’t mean that you are without pride. Privately thinking you’re better than others is still pride. It’s still dangerous.”
  3. #3
    “I have the keenest mind that has ever been turned to unlawful pursuits . . . ”
  4. #4
    “The mirror in my room in the Windsor Hotel in Paris reflected my favorite image of me- a darkly handsome young airline pilot, smooth-skinned, bull-shouldered, and immaculately groomed.”
  5. #5
    “There are no words to contain all my wisdom. I am so cunning, crafty and clever, so filled with deceit, guile and chicanery, such a knave, so shrewd, cagey as well as calculating, as diabolical as I am vulpine, as tricky as I am untrustworthy…”
  6. #6
    “There are no words to contain all my wisdom. I am so cunning, crafty and clever … I told you there were not words invented yet to explain how great my brain is … ”
  7. #7
    “He was well aware of his own considerable abilities, and nervously exaggerated them in his self-conceit.”
  8. #8
    “He asked her if she thought he was conceited. She said there was a difference between conceit and self-confidence. She adored self-confidence in men.”
  9. #9
    “One of the biggest oxymorons is the term ‘self-made’ man or woman. No man or woman ever ‘made’ him- or herself. The psalmist understood this when he wrote, ‘It is [God] who has made us, and not we ourselves’ (Psalm 100:3, NKJV). I also love what he goes on to say at the end of the verse: ‘We are His people, and the sheep of His pasture.‘”