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    Could you please teach me what is the meaning of the following saying:

    Vanity is the quicksand of reason (George Sand)

    Thank you so much for your help.

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    Re: Help

    "Quicksand" is something one gets trapped in. "Vanity" can be metaphorically the same.

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    Re: Help

    Yes. Quicksand (did you look it up?) is deep mud that sucks you under and suffocates you. So vanity is deep mud that kills reason.

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    Re: Help

    yuheci, you have been a member long enough to know that a better title would have been Vanity is the quicksand of reason.

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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