To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.
Sir Max Beerbohm (1872 - 1956)
Source: Quia Imperfectum
Contributed by: Zaady
"After all," as a pretty girl once said to me, "women are a sex by themselves, so to speak."
Source: The Pervasion of Rouge
Most women are not so young as they are painted.
Source: A Defence of Cosmetics
All fantasy should have a solid base in reality.
Source: Zuleika Dobson, 1911
Of all the objects of hatred, a woman once loved is the most hateful.
Strange when you come to think of it, that of all the countless folk who have lived before our time on this planet not one is known in history for in legend as having died of laughter.
She was one of the people who say "I don't know anything about music really, but I know what I like."
Zuleika, on a desert island, would have spent most of her time in looking for a man's footprint.
I have known no man of genius who had not to pay, in some affliction or defect either physical or spiritual, for what the gods had given him.
Mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.
Source: Hosts and Guests
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