conceit Quotes

If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.

- C.S. Lewis

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him.

- Bible

If I’m conceited enough to believe I’m invincible, then maybe it will take me doing the very thing I swore I would never do to understand that I’m not as wonderful as I thought I was.

- Craig D. Lounsbrough

Just because you're beautiful and perfect, it's made you conceited.

- William Goldman, The Princess Bride

However strange it may well seem, to do one's duty will make any one conceited who only does it sometimes. Those who do it always would as soon think of being conceited of eating their dinner as of doing their duty. What honest boy would pride himself on not picking pockets? A thief who was trying to reform would. To be conceited of doing one's duty is then a sign of how little one does it, and how little one sees what a contemptible thing it is not to do it. Could any but a low creature be conceited of not being contemptible? Until our duty becomes to us common as breathing, we are poor creatures.

- George MacDonald

In contrast to your usual minions, I imagine, I’m a bit more awed by your conceit and arrogance than I am by your supposed magnificence.

- Caitlin Crews, The Replacement Wife

But the conceited man did not hear him. Conceited people never hear anything but praise.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

i was told i was conceited today.... but being conceited would imply that i see my self as being absolutely perfect.... but come on lets be real ........ EVERYONE KNOWS IM PERFECT.

- arik maldonales

An ordinary man gets arrogant with beauty, conceited with knowledge and ruthless with power.

- Amit Kalantri

Premature independence is the daughter of conceit.

- Idries Shah, Learning How to Learn: Psychology and Spirituality in the Sufi Way

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.