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Vice may be learnt, even without a teacher. (Quote by - Seneca)

The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend or by fiend, by prayer or by wine. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

If he does really think that there is no distinction between virtue and vice, why, Sir, when he leaves our houses let us count our spoons. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

My only aversion to vice, is the price. (Quote by - Victor Buono)

By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side; on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt. (Quote by - James Madison)

Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice. (Quote by - Georges Bizet)

Our virtues and vices couple with one another, and get children that resemble both their parents. (Quote by - George Savile)

Pride is said to be the last vice the good man gets clear of. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Vice, in its true light, is so deformed, that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever seduce us, if it did not at first wear the mask of some virtue. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)

In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice. (Quote by - Marquis de Sade)

Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated need but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice. (Quote by - R S Surtees)

No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa. (Quote by - Eugene Ionesco)

I won vice president of my student body in high school. That doesn't mean anything. (Quote by - Al Sharpton)

There is a ceaseless war against drunkenness and cruelty and vice. (Quote by - Anthony Blunt)

The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

And last the Vice and Follies of the Age. (Quote by - Mrs. Susannah Centlivre)

Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in wartime. (Quote by - Will Durant)

He who hates vice hates men. (Quote by - John Morley)

Vice gets more in this vicious world Than piety. (Quote by - Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher)

Every life is march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice. (Quote by - Lyman Abbott)

When I'm in New York my boyfriend buys me sneakers and vice versa. (Quote by - Lily Allen)

Self-love is not opposed to the love of other people. You cannot really love yourself and do yourself a favour without doing people a favour, and vice versa. (Quote by - Karl Menninger)


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