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Would a man ever be called vain for speaking his mind?
I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure.
I feel that my work is not in vain, that it does have a place in society, even though it may not be considered that it has a place in society - it doesn't matter.
I was brought up in a household where I was not allowed to take the Lord's name in vain.
I think women in Hollywood who don't do Botox and plastic surgery are revered. I revere them... My plan is to never go there. I'm too vain to get plastic surgery because I don't like how it looks, and I want to look my best.
As we get used to women in power, we are likely to discover that they behave much like powerful men - vain, entitled, always looking for more.
In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain.
Frederick William Robertson
I'm vain enough to want do a movie again.
I have been vain since birth.
As a person I'm perfectly vain, I'm just vainer as an actor about my ability. My acting vanity trumps my human vanity.
I wouldn't say I'm vain - I'm just in a job where the way you look is important. Well, at least the facelift wasn't vanity, but the hair was.
I have been vain since birth. I expected other people to like what I did, although my vanity has definitely diminished over the years.
Yet with great toil all that I can attain by long experience, and in learned schools, is for to know my knowledge is but vain, and those that think them wise, are greatest fools.
I don't believe things happen in vain. I believe they happen for a reason.
I wouldn't write anything autobiographical. If you've lived a life like Laurence of Arabia, it might be a consideration, but otherwise it's a little bit vain, it seems to me.
James Lee Burke
All Juleps are made for present use, and therefore it is in vain to speak of their duration.
I'm not vain - I just love make-up and dressing up.
The whole point of being an actor is to get satisfaction out of a role - unless you're just vain about celebrity. You're always looking for the one thing that will surprise you.
Jonny Lee Miller
When it comes to exercise, everybody has to find what works for them. I watch my body. I look at myself in the mirror once a week - not because I'm vain, but I'm looking for moles and changes in my body.
I'm an actor; I'm vain - you want to look good.
I had a face-lift, and I would have another if I needed one. It definitely changed my life. I'm not vain. In fact I don't like looking at myself. The face-lift was just about looking rested.
I feel my knees changing - like, why do I have this pain when I'm running on the treadmill? What's going on with my lower back when I wake up in the morning? I just feel changes. And I'm definitely fearful in a very vain manner about my body ageing.
The feeling of being accepted and acknowledgement and recognition and fame - I'm vain like everybody else. The feeling of achievement that I've helped the poor or somebody in need far outweighs the money.
The generality have considered that disease is but a confused and disordered effort in Nature, thrown down from her proper state, and defending herself in vain.
I don't get self-conscious. I'm not vain in that way.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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