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Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues. (Quote by - Franz Kafka)

Without enthusiasm, virtue functions not at all, and vice only poorly. (Quote by - Mignon McLaughlin)

Drastic measures is Latin for a whopping. (Quote by - F Anstey)

The more prohibitions you have, the less virtuous people will be. Try to make people moral, and you lay the groundwork for vice. (Quote by - Lao Tzu)

It is the function of vice to keep virtue within reasonable grounds. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Oftentimes we love the thing we hate and vice versa. (Quote by - Andres Serrano)

There is more than a morsel of truth in the saying, "He who hates vice hates mankind." (Quote by - W. MacNeile Dixon)

Covetousness is both the beginning and the end of the devil's alphabet - the first vice in corrupt nature that moves, and the last which dies. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

Hypocrisy is the homage which vice renders to virtue. (Quote by - Duc De La Rochefoucauld)

We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke straps our vice. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Under the leadership of President Bush and Vice President Cheney, the United States has given up the moral high ground that we used to occupy as an international leader. (Quote by - Marty Meehan)

Ambition is not a vice of little people. (Quote by - Montaigne)

Vice president - it has such a nice ring to it! (Quote by - Geraldine Ferraro)

Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly have seeds of good in them and require moderated use rather than total abstinence. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Men wish to be saved from the mischiefs of their vices, but not from their vices. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained. (Quote by - Lyman Abbott)

To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery. (Quote by - Ouida)

We are more inclined to regret our virtues than our vices; but only the very honest will admit this. (Quote by - Holbrook Jackson)

Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

What maintains one vice would bring up two children. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

The addictive semiconscious vice of biblioscopy-having to see what the other person is reading, usually on a train peering over shoulders, bending down to. (Quote by - Nigel Andrew)

A vice is a failure of desire. (Quote by - Gerald Stanley Lee)

People don't vote for vice president, they vote for president. (Quote by - Susan Estrich)

To all the rest of his Absurdities, (for vice is always unreasonable,) he adds one more, who expects that Vertue from another which he won't practise himself. (Quote by - Mary Astell)


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