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Nature does nothing in vain.

Tags: Nature  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.

Tags: Husbands, Understand  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain.

Tags: Seldom, Words  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

I'm not vain, I'm insecure.

Tags: Insecure  ✍ Author: Joyce Carey

We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.

Tags: Care, Opinion  ✍ Author: Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Everything is vain and tortures the spirit instead of calming and satisfying it.

Tags: Satisfying, Spirit  ✍ Author: Johann Georg Hamann

How vain, without the merit, is the name.

Tags: Merit, Name  ✍ Author: Lou Holtz

It is vain to do with more what can be done with fewer.

Tags: Done, Fewer  ✍ Author: Tea Obreht

Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.

Tags: Dreams, Hopes  ✍ Author: Sean Quinn

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.

Tags: Sit, Write  ✍ Author: Henry David Thoreau

Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique.

Tags: Conscious, Unique  ✍ Author: Peter Ustinov

Vexed sailors cursed the rain, for which poor shepherds prayed in vain.

Tags: Poor, Rain  ✍ Author: Edmund Waller

To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people.

Tags: Effect, Means  ✍ Author: Max Beerbohm

I'm glad I haven't lived in vain.

Tags: Glad, Lived  ✍ Author: Saul Bellow

Life and death are important. Don't suffer them in vain.

Tags: Death, Life  ✍ Author: Tom Bodett

I do not allow myself vain regrets or foreboding.

Tags: Allow, Regrets  ✍ Author: Mary Boykin Chesnut

All Juleps are made for present use, and therefore it is in vain to speak of their duration.

Tags: Present, Speak  ✍ Author: Robert Culp

I don't know what a supermodel is. If they call me that, I might have to punch them. It's just so vain and so unreal.

Tags: Call, Might  ✍ Author: Paul Dirac

The joke I always make about myself is that I'm self-involved, but I'm not vain.

Tags: Joke  ✍ Author: Lena Dunham

I'm not so vain as to believe that my involvement changes anything whatsoever.

Tags: Changes, Whatsoever  ✍ Author: Danny Glover

I don't believe things happen in vain. I believe they happen for a reason.

Tags: Happen, Reason  ✍ Author: Tracey Gold

And weep the more, because I weep in vain.

Tags: Weep  ✍ Author: Thomas Gray

Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.

Tags: Excellent, Follow  ✍ Author: Augustus Hare

He who seeks for methods without having a definite problem in mind seeks in the most part in vain.

Tags: Mind, Problem  ✍ Author: David Hilbert

Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other.

Tags: Beauty, Reasoning  ✍ Author: David Hume
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I'm too vain, one of my biggest sins, but it saved me; I can see what excess does.

Tags: Biggest, Sins  ✍ Author: George Jones

In vain, without the Bible, we increase penal laws and draw entrenchments around our institutions.

Tags: Bible, Laws  ✍ Author: James McHenry

In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain.

Tags: Brain, Show  ✍ Author: Michelle Pfeiffer

I have been vain since birth.

Tags: Birth, Since  ✍ Author: Wallace Shawn

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