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A computer can be a useful and indispensable tool. But if we allow it to devour our time with vain, unproductive, and sometimes destructive pursuits, it becomes an entangling net.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
Because just as arms have no force outside if there is no counsel within a house, study is vain and counsel useless that is not put to virtuous effect when the time calls.
In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain.
I like me better naked. I don't mean that in a vain way... When you put clothes on, you immediately put a character on. Clothes are adjectives, they are indicators. When you don't have any clothes on, it's just you, raw, and you can't hide.
All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.
He who seeks for methods without having a definite problem in mind seeks in the most part in vain.
I'm not vain, I'm insecure.
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
I can't let my mother's death have been in vain. Democracy is the best revenge, and we will have it.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
I thought it was quite vain to say, I want to be a model.
I'm too vain, one of my biggest sins, but it saved me; I can see what excess does.
Vanity is something that will only get in the way of doing your best work, and ultimately if you're truly vain you care more about your work than how you look in your work. I actually consider myself a pretty vain guy when it comes to that.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
You can't be vain as an actor. In 'Ab Fab,' we were made up as old women with bald wigs and jowly necks, and we looked fantastic.
Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.
As leakers take great risks in releasing information, assuring them that they are not sacrificing themselves in vain and that their leaks would have public consequences would most likely encourage more people to leak.
I'm as vain as the next guy. I have a facade on right now. But you can't see it, because it's reality-based.
I have never been vain. I don't take myself seriously. I don't consider myself sexy or good-looking.
One cannot long remain so absorbed in contemplation of emptiness without being increasingly attracted to it. In vain, one bestows on it the name of infinity; this does not change its nature.
You've got to have an ego as big as Mars to want to think that you, of all people, are better than anyone else to be president of the United States. People that vain, they want their place in history, and they want to be able to control how much they'll be worshipped by future generations.
About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen a pencil with a blunt axe. It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead.
Most men remember obligations, but are not often likely to be grateful; the proud are made sour by the remembrance and the vain silent.
William Gilmore Simms
Not to be vain, but I have nice long legs, so I like to accentuate them. Find what part of your body you love most - it can be your arms, your chest, your legs - and emphasize that.
Vexed sailors cursed the rain, for which poor shepherds prayed in vain.
Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty.
Leonardo da Vinci
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