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Ignorance is the primary source of all misery and vice. (Quote by - Victor Cousin)

When I religiously confess myself to myself, I find that the best virtue I have has in it some tincture of vice. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

No one gossips about other people's secret virtues. (Quote by - Bertrand Arthur William Russell)

To sanction Vice, and hunt Decorum down. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

The function of vice is to keep virtue within reasonable bounds. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Men imagine that they communicate their virtue or vice only by overt actions, and do not see that virtue or vice emit a breath every moment. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Everybody knows they're on the Obama team: There isn't vice presidential vs. presidential division, there's not a generational pull. People have internalized that this is a real moment in history. (Quote by - Rahm Emanuel)

Every vice is only an exaggeration of a necessary and virtuous function. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

I find that the best virtue I have has in it some tincture of vice. (Quote by - Montaigne)

I would remind you that extremism in the defence of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue!. (Quote by - Barry Goldwater)

When our vices desert us, we flatter ourselves that we are deserting our vices. (Quote by - Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld)

This is the great vice of academicism, that it is concerned with ideas rather than with thinking. (Quote by - Lionel Trilling)

I felt as though I was driving in a tunnel. The whole circuit became a tunnel... I had reached such a high level of concentration that it was as if the car and I had become one. Together we were at the maximum. I was giving the car everything - and vice versa. (Quote by - Ayrton Senna)

Wild oats make a bad autumn crop. (Quote by - Cynic's Calendar)

A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong. (Quote by - Horace)

I prefer an interesting vice to a virtue that bores. (Quote by - Moliere)

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

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

We do not despise all those who have vices, but we despise all those who have not a single virtue. (Quote by - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld)

The willing contemplation of vice is vice. (Quote by - Arabian Proverb)

The heart resolves this matter in a trice, "Men only feel the smart, but not the vice." (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess! (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

There will be vice as long as there are men. (Quote by - Tacitus)


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