Quotable #78: Vanity

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“We are too apt to mistake the echoings of our own vanity for the admiration and applause of the world.” — Gazette of the Union, August 23, 1851

“He who despises himself nevertheless esteems himself as a self-despiser.” — Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, 1888

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