Most popular conceit quotes
Conceit may puff a man up but never props him up.
None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
He who truly knows has no occasion to shout.
The question we do not see when we are young is whether we own pride or are owned by it.
If you are all wrapped up in yourself, you are overdressed.
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small parcel.
When someone sings his own praises, he always gets the tune too high.
Oh, for a pin that would puncture pretension!
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
The modern conceit—educated people think they can outsmart complex systems like evolution, capitalism, weather, biology...