Vanitas vanitatum, dixit Ecclesiastes; vanitas vanitatum, et omnia vanitas. Vanity of vanities, said the preacher; vanity of vanities, and everything is vanity. See Bible (Old Testament) 100:65.Bible (Vulgate)
"Vanitas vanitatum" has rung in the earsOf gentle and simple for thousands of years;The wail still is heard, yet its notes never scareEither simple or gentle from Vanity Fair.frederick locker-lampson
Ah! Vanitas vanitatum! Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied? — Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.william makepeace thackeray
"Vanitas vanitatum" has rung in the ears Of gentle and simple for thousands of years; The wail still is heard, yet its notes never scare Either simple or gentle from Vanity Fair.Frederick Locker-Lampson, Vanity Fair.