Quotes by ostentation
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Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty.
English philosopher 1632-1704
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
American author and clergyman 1814-1880
Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.
English writer 1778-1830
The confession of our failings is a thankless office. It savors less of sincerity or modesty than of ostentation. It seems as if we thought our weaknesses as good as other people's virtues.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being witnesses of it, is, in my opinion, most praiseworthy: not that the public eye should be entirely avoided, for good actions desire to be placed in the light; but notwithstanding this, the greatest theater for virtue is conscience.
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