Quotes and Sayings about Ostentation



"Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches."
- John Locke
(Related: Fashion, Nothing, Ostentation)

"Nobility of spirit has more to do with simplicity than ostentation, wisdom rather than wealth, commitment rather than ambition."
- Riccardo Muti
(Related: Wisdom, Wealth, Ambition, Commitment, Nobility, Ostentation, Simplicity, Spirit)

"Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood."
- William Penn
(Related: End, Ostentation, Speech, Words)

"That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Ambition, Ostentation, Pride)