• Vanity is so closely allied to virtue, and to love the fame of laudable actions approaches so near the love of laudable actions for their own sake, that these passions are more capable of mixture than any other kinds of affection; and it is almost impossible to have the latter without some degree of the former.

    David Hume (2016). “Essays Moral, Political, Literary: Revision of Great Book”, p.66, VM eBooks
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