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Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches. — John Locke

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

That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty. — Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy. — Edwin Hubbell Chapin

The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation. — William Hutton

Fashon is the abortive issue of vain ostentation and exclusive egotism: it is haughty, trifling, affected, servile, despotic, mean and ambitious, precise and fantastical, all in a breath -- tied to no rule, and bound to conform to every whim of the minute. — William Hazlitt

The confession of our failings is a thankless office. It savors less of sincerity or modesty than of ostentation. It seems as if we thought our weaknesses as good as other people's virtues. — William Hazlitt

I have always taken as the standard of the mode of teaching and writing, not the abstract, particular, professional philosopher, but universal man, that I have regarded man as the criterion of truth, and not this or that founder of a system, and have from the first placed the highest excellence of the philosopher in this, that he abstains, both as a man and as an author, from the ostentation of philosophy, i.e., that he is a philosopher only in reality, not formally, that he is a quiet philosopher, not a loud and still less a brawling one. — Ludwig Feuerbach