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Self-conceit may lead to self destruction. (Quote by - Aesop)

He wanted Americans to break free of their isolation and foreigners to have a more realistic view of Americans. I am often disturbed by the conceit of literate foreigners about what they think they know about us, .. The information they receive is dangerously contaminated and distorted. (Quote by - Bruce Blair)

Woman's dearest delight is to wound Man's self-conceit, though Man's dearest delight is to gratify hers. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done. (Quote by - Johnny Unitas)

A lot of men who have accepted - or had imposed upon them in boyhood - the old English public school styles of careful modesty in speech, with much understatement, have behind their masks an appalling and impregnable conceit of themselves. (Quote by - J. B. Priestley)

We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

The main focus in my life now is to open people's minds so no one will be so conceited that they think they have the total truth. (Quote by - John Templeton)

It appears that with his curious voice, his ways, he decided to brazen it out, to be himself with an ornamental courage and an impressive conceit,. (Quote by - Elizabeth Hardwick)

The first sin in our universe was Lucifer's self conceit. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

When selfishness and conceit are eradicated from within, then there is no attachment to Maya. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

Subduing selfishness and conceit, he is united with the Lord. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

Faith, that's as well said as if I had said it myself. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Whoe'er imagines prudence all his own, Or deems that he hath powers to speak and judge Such as none other hath, when they are known, They are found shallow. (Quote by - Sophocles)

There is a softness and a harmony in the words and in the thought unparalleled. Of all conceits it is surely the most classical. "I count only the hours that are serene.". (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done. (Quote by - Johnny Unitas)

I offer my mind and body, and I renounce my selfishness and conceit; I walk in Harmony with the Will of the True Guru. I am forever a sacrifice to my Guru, who has attached my consciousness to the Lord. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him. (Quote by - Walter Savage Landor)

The Lord is the Lover of His devotees; He inspires them to perform devotional worship. True devotional worship consists of eliminating selfishness and conceit from within. (Quote by - Atharva Veda)

Married men are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

He who is enamored of himself will at least have the advantage of being inconvenienced by few rivals. (Quote by - Georg C. Lichtenberg)

For if thou wert cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature, and wert graffed contrary to nature into a good olive tree: how much more shall these, which be the natural branches, be graffed into their own olive tree? / For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in. (Quote by - Bible)

Of great wealth there is no real use, except in its distribution, the rest is just conceit. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

I think it could definitely be disturbing. It's taken the central theme and it's definitely the same story, but the elements of the book have been changed quite a lot. It's still set 30 years in the future and the conceit is still the same, that no one has had a baby anywhere for eighteen years and our reluctant hero has ended up linked with the only pregnant girl on the planet. That's still the same, but Alfonso's done a really fascinating, unusual exploration of where things could be going, and that's still very, very strong in the movie. It's a very unusual take. People are assuming it's a sci-fi movie but it's almost the opposite of that. It's like now, but worse. It's the environment we're living in. It's not futuristic. It's like things have not ended up that great and we're in a world where there are no children, which is a pretty bleak place. Half the movie's a chase movie, really, but it's in a really extraordinary vision of the future. (Quote by - Clive Owen)

Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear. (Quote by - Jerome K. Jerome)

Therefore be on your guard against the Jews, knowing that wherever they have their synagogues, nothing is found but a den of devils in which sheer self-glory, conceit, lies, blasphemy, and defaming of God and men are practiced most maliciously and ve. (Quote by - Martin Luther)

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