Peacock - Pope Francis (non-religious)

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An example I often use to illustrate the reality of vanity is this: look at the peacock; it's beautiful if you look at it from the front. But if you look at it from behind, you discover the truth... Whoever gives in to such self-absorbed vanity has huge misery hiding inside them.

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weesin 1 year ago
Thanks for taking the time to explain. That makes perfect sense now. I apologize for my not believing the ratings, it just seemed suspicious. There are unscrupulous people on this site and I assumed you were one of them and were somehow manipulating the ratings. I should not have jumped to that conclusion and should have questioned you in a more respectful and less presumptive manner
typist_ 1 year ago
Hello, I do not understand the first part of your comment, i apologize. I have a group at my high school that we type on this site and we vote on quotes to add each week. Almost everybody agrees on the quotes from different kinds of people and what kinds of quotes to add so we upvote them after I post them on this account. We don't have that many members though so some other people vote on them too. Thank you.
weesin 1 year ago
@typist_, how you you trumping up your ratings? There is NO WAY that you would have received a rating of 4.5 stars from 17 users in the short amount of time since you posted this quote approximately one hour ago. What is the point of cheating on your ratings? I noticed the same thing a few weeks ago with three other quotes that you had submitted. Come clean and explain!

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