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(About Fairness, Fool, Place, Vanity)

Vanity Fair is a very vain, wicked, foolish place, full of all sorts of humbugs and falsenesses and pretensions.

("Vanity Fair")


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All the world used her ill, said this young misanthropist, and we may be pretty certain that persons whom all the world treats ill, deserve entirely the treatment they get. The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it will in turn look sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly kind companion; and so let all young persons take their choice.
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It is from the level of calamities, not that of every-day life, that we learn impressive and useful lessons.
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A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.
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Ah! Vanitas Vanitatum! Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied?-Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.
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Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
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