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Suspicion and vainglory, as Ronald Grigor Suny shows, were present from the start in Stalin’s approach to politics.Did Stalin’s rise to power foretell the butchery that came next?|Robert Service|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
It seems like teenage vainglory: I can hear the Megadeth tape blasting in his yellow 1979 Le Mans from a block away.
Vainglory is not nearly so bad in a private person or even in an official as it is in a minister.
To desire vainglory is to desire lies, because when one person praises another he tells lies.
France, by vainglory and the old literary pretensions of Anjou, had also a balancing claim upon Italy.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
A contemptuous designation, expressive of the combination of folly and vainglory.
I wish you well, for a pride founded on self-respect is pleasing in mine eyes; but take heed lest pride degenerate into vainglory.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers