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Conceit Quotes

He who boasts of his accomplishments will heap ridicule.

Author: Phillipine Proverb


Conceit in weakest bodies works the strongest.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Narcissist: psychoanalytic term for the person who loves himself more than his analyst; considered to be the manifestation of a dire mental disease whose successful treatment depends on the patient learning to love the analyst more and himself less.

Author: Thomas Szasz (1920)

Profession: American Psychiatrist

People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.

Author: William M. Thackeray (1811-1863)

Profession: Indian-born British Novelist

Conceit is incompatible with understanding.

Author: Count Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

Profession: Russian Novelist, Philosopher

Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is the basis of all love.

Author: Thomas Traherne (1636-1674)

Profession: British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic

Conceit is God's gift to little men.

Author: Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)

Profession: Thirty-third President of the USA

Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.

Author: Johnny Unitas

Profession: American Football Player

Conceit is a queer disease -- it makes everyone Sick except the person who has it.

Author: Source Unknown


Self-love is a balloon filled with wind, from which storms burst forth when one makes a puncture in it.

Author: Source Unknown


If you done it, it ain't bragging.

Author: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet