It hurt to think that a boy would not have him at his value of himself.
I overreacted to praise, signing an autograph. I’d write a check to buy it back.
False humility is quite like the worst of both worlds: both that of Meekness and that of Conceit.
Premature independence is the daughter of conceit.
If pride really went before a fall, then, Lucifer is the inventor of pride.
Still I promise myself, “Next time I will do better” in the all-too-human conceit that I will always be offered a “next time.
Being bigheaded can be as irritating and as dangerous as being small-minded.
Just because you’re beautiful and perfect, it’s made you conceited.