Affectation Quotes

Most popular affectation quotes

Affectation hides three times as many virtues as charity does sins.


All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich.
Avoid affectation.  The more merit, the less affectation, which gives a vulgar flavor.
Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find his own.
Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.

cowardice courage and cowardice courage

Once the charmer is aware of a mannerism or characteristic that others find charming, it ceases to be a mannerism and becomes an affectation.  And good lord, there is nothing less charming than affectations!