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"All is vanity, nothing is fair." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Vanity is great motivation, to be fair." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"We really care about photography at Vanity Fair." - Graydon Carter

"We really care about photography at 'Vanity Fair.'" - Graydon Carter

"It beareth the name of Vanity Fair, because the town where 't is kept is lighter than vanity." - John Bunyan

"It beareth the name of Vanity-Fair, because the town where 'tis kept, is lighter than vanity." - John Bunyan

"Vanity Fair' caught me at a very exciting time in my life filled with night clubs, international fashion shows, celebrities and lots of cash to go around. Sometimes things just fall into place. 'Vanity Fair' was one of those things." - Jeremy Jackson

"I think that magazines like Vanity Fair are still operating under the old rules, and that if you come to work for a magazine like Vanity Fair, even today, you're certainly expected to treat people like Peggy Siegal very deferentially." - Toby Young

"'Vanity Fair' caught me at a very exciting time in my life filled with night clubs, international fashion shows, celebrities and lots of cash to go around. Sometimes things just fall into place. 'Vanity Fair' was one of those things." - Jeremy Jackson

"Vanity Fair is a very vain, wicked, foolish place, full of all sorts of humbugs and falsenesses and pretensions." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"The happy story right now is the full page in Vanity Fair, which gives me a great deal of exposure." - Jackie Deshannon

"For my type of story and my kind of writing, I think 'Vanity Fair' is the right forum." - Dominick Dunne

"Chess is a matter of vanity." - Alexander Alekhine

"From time to time, just about every Vanity Fair writer has a chance to sell rights to an article or a book to Hollywood." - Bryan Burrough

"My parents put the New Yorker in my crib. I saw Vogue and Vanity Fair around the house before I could read." - Richard Avedon

"The greatest thing that prepared me for editing 'Vanity Fair' was having four kids because you just learn to subjugate your ego with the greater interest in mind." - Graydon Carter

"Michael Lewis, author of 'Moneyball,' got special access for a profile of Obama for 'Vanity Fair' - but Obama insisted on redlining his quotes." - Ben Shapiro

"I'm not sure if guys are supposed to read Vanity Fair. I feel very metrosexual with it but am not sure it's in my comfort zone." - Mohsin Hamid

"From time to time, just about every 'Vanity Fair' writer has a chance to sell rights to an article or a book to Hollywood." - Bryan Burrough

"Now, being on the cover of Vanity Fair is as important as being in great movies. The lines are very, very blurred." - Jason Patric

"Fair play is a jewel." - Walter Scott

"Speak me fair in death." - William Shakespeare

"it in every fair face, every fair sky, every fair flower." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism." - Taylor Swift

"All's fair in love and war." - Francis Edward Smedley

"Nobody ever said life was fair." - Lauren Oliver

"I gave them a fair warning" - George W Bush

"A fair bargain leaves both sides unhappy." - George R R Martin

"Faint heart never won fair maid." - William Shakespeare

"Life isn't fair, but you can be." - Tom Selleck

"We have a fair amount of racism." - Trevor Noah

"A fair exterior is a silent recommendation." - Publilius Syrus

"Life's not fair, get over it!" - Bill Gates

"Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow." - Thomas Campion

"I like honesty and fair play." - Marcus Garvey

"All is fair in love and songwriting." - Norah Jones

"A good leader must be fair." - Yao Ming

"All's fair in love and purchasing." - Emily Oster

"All workers want is a fair shake." - James P Hoffa

"My father loved biographies. He loved the true tales of interesting people that were shaping our culture. I get why he dug Vanity Fair. You feel smarter, somehow, for reading it." - Abigail Spencer

"Vanity Fair has but two major articles in its editorial creed: first, to believe in the progress and promise of American life, and, second, to chronicle that progress cheerfully, truthfully, and entertainingly." - Frank Crowninshield

"Vanity Fair magazine reports that former President Clinton and Al Gore haven't spoken to each other since George W. Bush's inauguration. Not only that, Bill and his wife, Hillary, haven't spoken since Richard Nixon's inauguration." - Conan O'Brien

"Vanitas vanitatum has rung in the ears Of gentle and simple for thousands of years; The wail still is heard, yet its notes never scare Either simple or gentle from Vanity Fair." - Frederick Locker-Lampson

"I'm not invited to the Vanity Fair dinner where they watch the Oscars - or even the Oscars themselves - so I sit at home and watch it with a bunch of close friends." - Brett Ratner

"I have this theory that people in Hollywood don't read. They read 'Vanity Fair' and then consider themselves terribly well read. I think I can basically write about anybody without getting caught." - Jackie Collins

"But here is the single greatest thing about the 'Vanity Fair' party: There are uniformed In-N-Out Burger employees circulating the room with trays of cheeseburgers all night long." - Diablo Cody

"They said this is Vanity Fair, and I said, Oh, I already take the magazine. They said Annie Leibovitz wants to take your picture and I thought, How nice!" - Shirley Knight

"Vanitas vanitatum has rung in the ears Of gentle and simple for thousands of years; The wail still is heard, yet its notes never scare Either simple or gentle from Vanity Fair." - Frederick Locker-Lampson

"By the time I was successful with covers of 'Vogue' and 'Harper's Bazaar' and 'Vanity Fair' and the Lancome contract, someone asked how old I was. They almost fainted when I said 33." - Isabella Rossellini

"My father loved biographies. He loved the true tales of interesting people that were shaping our culture. I get why he dug 'Vanity Fair.' You feel smarter, somehow, for reading it." - Abigail Spencer

"There's usually one piece in 'Vanity Fair' every month that grabs me, but when it presents hatchet jobs without substantiation to impress its liberal friends, I laugh first, then toss." - Dan Jenkins

"Everybody in Vanity Fair must have remarked how well those live who are comfortably and thoroughly in debt; how they deny themselves nothing; how jolly and easy they are in their minds." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"I remember there was a turning point. I think it came right after 'Forrest Gump' when I turned down the cover of 'Vanity Fair.' That was blasphemy. You just don't do that. And I remember after that not getting a couple of movies that I really wanted to do. And I was told, 'Well you know, if you had done 'Vanity Fair,' it might have been different.'" - Robin Wright

"Vanity of vanities, all is vanity." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"I just want to be fair. I want to be a firm and fair trader." - Donald Trump

"Life is not fair, so why should I make a course that is fair." - Pete Dye

"O young and fresh folk, he or she, In which that love up-growth with your age, Repair home from worldly vanity, And of your heart up-caste the visage To that God that after his image You made, and think all is but a fair, This world, that pass soon as flowers fair." - Geoffrey Chaucer

"Vanity prevents improvement" - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"Vanity: my favorite sin." - Al Pacino

"Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism. So I distance myself, because I feel everything." - Taylor Swift

"Stupidity talks, vanity acts." - Victor Hugo

"Life is' fair. It never will be. Quit trying to make it fair. You do' need it to be fair. Go make life unfair to your advantages." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they have of it themselves; but I give it fair quarter, wherever I meet with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action: and therefore, in many cases, it would not be altogether absurd if a man were to thank God for his vanity among the other comforts of life." - Benjamin Franklin

"I'd known the people at Rolling Stone for a while. I'd gone to them with a piece I'd done on Beirut for Vanity Fair that Vanity Fair didn't want to publish, because they said I was making fun of death... This was Tina Brown.But they paid me for it. So I've got this big chunk of a piece, and Rolling Stone liked it, but they thought it was a little dated. But then they called me back and asked me to do a similar piece about the Turks and Caicos Islands, where the whole government had been arrested for dope smuggling. That was fun." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Too fair to worship, too divine to love." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"How fair the realm Imagination opens to the view," - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"All is fair in love, war and tax evasion." - Tom Sharpe

"All's fair in love, war and ride-sharing." - Marc Andreessen

"Earth shall be fair, and all her folk be one!" - Clifford Bax

"Success does' count unless you earn it fair and square." - Michelle Obama

"Has' anyone ever told you? Life is' fair." - Stephenie Meyer

"Fair isn't fair, Dean. Like I'm supposed to help you because fair is fair? Try I need you to help me so I wont rip out your spine and beat you with it. I might respond to that, maybe." - James Patterson

"Life is not fair get used to used to it" - Bill Gates

"I want my fair share and thats All of it!" - Greg Palast

"My fair one, let us swear an eternal friendship." - Moliere

"In truth, fair Montague, I am too fond..." - William Shakespeare

"Hasn't anyone ever told you? Life isn't fair." - Stephenie Meyer

"It ain't fair that we have all the rough breaks!" - S E Hinton

"All is fair in love and war and Parliamentary procedure." - Michael Foot

"I think everything is fair game to a certain extent." - Gary Gulman

"Children are very fair minded, they really are." - Chinua Achebe

"All's fair in love and war - and coffee." - Pam Brady

"And hail their queen, fair regent of the night." - Charles Darwin

"Davis fouls out to third in fair territory." - Jerry Coleman

"That's at the root of the human interaction: fair trade." - Billy Corgan

"Life isn't fair," Owen told her. "Get used to it." - Sarah Dessen

"And hail their queen, fair regent of the night." - Erasmus Darwin

"I think UNC and Lorrie Fair is a perfect match." - Lorrie Fair

"All some folks want is their fair share and yours." - Arnold H Glasow

"Girls are crazy and mean. They don't fight fair." - Suzanne Vega

"To be called a coward, I don't think that's fair." - Rodney Alexander

"I'm one of the nicest, most fair people I know." - Robin Givens

"Life isn't fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all." - William Goldman

"Too fair to worship, too divine to love." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich H

"I like to be a very fair person." - Alan Sugar

"That foreign trade should be fair rather than free." - Lyn Nofziger

"The wisdom is your glory. By wisdom you will be fair to yourself and fair to others." - Nirmala Srivastava

"O heresy in fair, fit for these days, A giving hand, though foul, shall have fair praise." - William Shakespeare

"Oh, did you expect me to play fair?" Cupid laughed. "I am the god of love. I am never fair." - Rick Riordan

"Life isn't fair. Fair is somewhere you go to ride the dodgems and win a goldfish. (from Rush of Blood)" - Mark Billingham

"What men of science want is only a fair day's wages for more than a fair day's work." - Thomas Huxley

"A fair face without a fair soul is like a glass eye that shines and sees nothing." - John Stuart Blackie

"Life is' fair. Fair is somewhere you go to ride the dodgems and win a goldfish. (from Rush of Blood)" - Mark Billingham

"Fair Game Theory: If you are dumb enough to be drained by people then you are fair game." - Frederick Lenz

"All is vanity, and discovering it - the greatest vanity." - Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

"Vanity well fed is benevolent. Vanity hungry is spiteful." - Mason Cooley

"Healthy vanity sweeps through life. Sickly vanity lies in bed." - Mason Cooley

"Your vanity and my vanity will never be friends." - Mason Cooley

"Theres nothing so unattractive as vanity... particularly male vanity." - Rafe Spall

"Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; all is vanity." - Bible

"Vanity. What's wrong with vanity? It doesn't satisfy." - Joseph Heller

"There's nothing so unattractive as vanity... particularly male vanity." - Rafe Spall

"Quomondo sedet sola civitas. Vanity of vanities, all is vanity." - Evelyn Waugh

"Ambition is only vanity ennobled." - Jerome K Jerome

"Vanity often produces unreasonable alarm." - Ann Radcliffe

"Purpose without virtue is vanity." - Fernando Torres

"O vanity, mislead no more!" - Louisa May Alcott

"Vanity, thy name is vampire." - Jim Butcher

"Honor is decency without vanity." - Arthur Koestler

"Religion is the highest vanity." - Christian Friedrich Hebbel

"Vanity is my favourite sin." - Al Pacino

"Vanity is but the surface." - Blaise Pascal

"I should have more vanity." - Amy Brenneman

"You have a great deal of yourself on the line, writing- your vanity is at stake. You discover a tricky thing about fiction writing; a certain amount of vanity is necessary to be able to do it all, but any vanity above that certain amount is lethal." - David Foster Wallace

"I've learned: When you get older, who cares? I don't mince words, I don't hold back. What are you gonna do to me? Fire me? It's been done. Threaten to commit suicide? Done. Take away my show? Done! Not invite to me to the Vanity Fair party? I've never been invited! If I ever saw the invitation, I'd use it as toilet paper." - Joan Rivers

"After the war in Afghanistan, Anna [Wintour, editor of Vogue], deciding to save the world one hair-roller at a time, thought the best way to help the women in this beleaguered country was to start a small beauty school in Kabul, where aid workers could get their roots done. Vanity Fair, edited by Bush-basher Graydon Carter, cheered her great humanitarian effort." - Myrna Blyth

"Could the best and kindest of us who depart from the earth have an opportunity of revisiting it, I suppose he or she (assuming that any Vanity Fair feelings subsist in the sphere whither we are bound) would have a pang of mortification at finding how soon our survivors were consoled." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"I majored in English in college and that was my major in graduate school before switching to creative writing. I read a lot of [Charles] Dickens and [Anthony ] Trollope, but there was lots of stuff I hadn't read like Thackeray's "Vanity Fair," which is so well written and funny." - Stephen Dobyns

"In 1998, Vanity Fair asked me to write a big piece for them on the 50th anniversary of the New York City Ballet. My life, to a great extent, had been spent at and with the New York City Ballet, and I decided to try it. It was very scary, writing about something I loved so much and had such strong opinions about." - Robert Gottlieb

"We did a 'Vanity Fair' spread for 'The Hunger Games,' and we were on set, and I saw a little head pop up from the tree. There were three teenage girls who snuck past security and made it into the forest." - Alexander Ludwig

"Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance. In this great balance of utility, the spiritual service of art has no weight, and, deprived of all encouragement, it vanishes from the noisy Vanity Fair of our time." - Friedrich Schiller

"'Vanity Fair' did this grid thing a couple years ago, connecting people who've worked together, and I had the most branches on it or whatever, because I'd worked with so-and-so and so-and-so worked with so-and-so, and I was kind of in the middle." - Bill Hader

"I don't read a lot of magazines, but when I'm traveling, I'll pick up a copy of 'Vanity Fair' to read on the plane - it's like a full meal! The articles are so good, especially the crime stories. Browsing the Web is more like snacking - but I live on snacks." - Sam Trammell

"I've loved 'Vanity Fair' since I was 16 years old. You know, we're all colonial hangovers in India, steeped in English literature. It is one of these novels that I read under the covers at my convent boarding school in Simla." - Mira Nair

"It's pretty crazy. I was thinking about that today, how 'True Blood' has penetrated so much of the cultural zeitgeist. It's truly amazing; it's incredible! The cover of 'Rolling Stone' is major. What's next, the cover of 'Vanity Fair?' When I'm in a 'New Yorker' cartoon, then I will feel like I have made it." - Denis Ohare

"The President of the United States again, whether you guys like the guy, you dislike the guy, he's the smartest person that I've ever worked for. So let Vanity Fair write about that, I honestly don't care. He has intuition, he has judgement and he has a temperament in a way that I have never seen." - Anthony Scaramucci

"I have a 10 year old at home, and she is always saying, 'That's not fair.' When she says that, I say, "Honey, you're cute; that's not fair. Your family is pretty well off; that's not fair. You were born in America; that's not fair. Honey, you had better pray to God that things don't start getting fair for you." - P. J. O'Rourke

"It was not fair, it was not fair, it was not fair. So cried his child's heart, and then his child's heart died a little. For that is also the way of the world." - Stephen King

"Never lose an opportunity to see anything that is beautiful. It is God's handwriting a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, every fair sky, every fair flower." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she. . . ." - William Shakespeare

"Fair is fair; all love is war." - Kyle Busch

"The liberal ideal is that everyone should have fair access and fair opportunity. This is not equality fo result. Its equality of opportunity. There's a fundamental difference." - Robert Reich

"Every fair from fair sometime declines" - William Shakespeare

"Show me a mistress that is passing fair, what doth her beauty serve but as a note where I may read who pass'd that passing fair?" - William Shakespeare

"Fair weather weddings make fair weather lives." - Richard Hovey

"Your skin's so fair its not fair" - St Vincent

"Here's my Golden Rule for a tarnished age: Be fair with others, but keep after them until they're fair with you." - Alan Alda

"I'm a fair manager, put it that way. I like to be fair with the players, but there's a time for discipline." - Don Baylor

"I'm a good dad and a fair husband and I work quite a bit. That takes up a fair amount of time." - John Schneider

"If you do your fair day's work, you are certain to get your fair day's wage - in praise or pudding, whichever happens to suit your taste." - Alexander Smith



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