If we have not peace within ourselves, it is in vain to seek it from outward sources.
A mighty pain to love it is, And 't is a pain that pain to miss; But of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain.
Enormous? Did you just call me FAT? I am not fat. - Jace
Religion without righteousness of Faith is vain hope.
I am smiling a big adopted-orphan smile as I write this ... I still love scribbling the word - WRITER - any time on a form, questionnaire, document asks for my occupation. Fine, I write personality quizzes, I don't write about the Great Issues of the Day, but I think it's fair to say I am a writer ... ('Adopted-orphan smile', I mean, that's not bad, come on.)
No sooner have you feasted on beauty with your eyes than your mind tells you that beauty is vain and beauty passes
He did not waste time in a vain search for a place in history.
It is vain futility to analyze the algebra of time.
We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security.
All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.
It really annoys me that I'm vain, but unfortunately, I haven't been able to discard that tendency.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique.
And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted hand, they hasten on their course in vain.
Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.
In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain.
Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
SpongeBob represents idiocy. He is dumb. Patrick is dumb. Mr. Krabs is greedy. Squidward is a snob and vain.
I'm not vain, I'm insecure.
I'm too short-sighted, too squeamish for contact lenses and too vain for glasses.