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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Dangerous conceits are, in their natures, poisons.
    Which at the first are scarce found to distaste,
    But with a little act upon the blood.
    Burn like the mines of Sulphur.
    Source: Othello 3, 3
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
    Source: The Demon-Haunted World : Science as a Candle in the Dark (1995) Ch. 1 : The Most Precious Thing
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
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    Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.
  • M. Drayton
    M. Drayton
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    Our best conceits do prove the greatest liars.
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