I have seen possibilities which have enforced a humbleness that is not good for my happiness nor conducive to my development. Henceforward I will espouse the cause of vanity. It is only the vain who deprecate vanity in others.

J D Beresford, The Wonder [Amazon, Bookshop, Gutenberg, Gutenberg (alt), Local Library]

Hermetic quote Beresford The Wonder seen possibilities enforced humbleness not good for my happiness nor conducive development henceforward espouse cause vanity only vain depreciate in others