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I'm glad I haven't lived in vain.
Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings; a round of little cares, or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs, they become naturally only objects of sense.
Whatever you do for the sole purpose of having others admire you, your efforts will most likely be in vain.
Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.
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.
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.
I'm not vain, I'm insecure.
In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain.
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
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.
This is a very superficial job. I sit in a chair for two hours and get hair and makeup done and talk about myself in interviews. That's a very vain thing to do. And I do get caught up in it sometimes.
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.
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.
I am telling you before anything, that the blood of the martyrs and the injured will not go in vain. And I would like to affirm, I will not hesitate to punish those who are responsible fiercely. I will hold those in charge who have violated the rights of our youth with the harshest punishment stipulated in the law.
I realized through my personal travels how little I know about certain conflicts, because I was too vain or self-absorbed to ask the questions. That's been the focus while I'm in my thirties - to become an accomplished woman, rather than some actress.
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.
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.
But this emphasis would be lavished in vain, if it served, in your opinion, only to abstract a general type from phenomena whose particularity in our work would remain the essential thing for you, and whose original arrangement could be broken up only artificially.
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.
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.
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
Vexed sailors cursed the rain, for which poor shepherds prayed in vain.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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