Vanity of Vanity

The preacher in Ecclesiastes 1 says, “Vanity of vanities! all is vanity

The poet Ogden Nash puts it this way

The prophets chant and the prophets chatter

But somehow it never seems to matter,

For the world hangs on to its ancient sanity

And orders another round of vanity.

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