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A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues. (Quote by - Plutarch)

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)

All institutions are prone to corruption and to the vices of their members. (Quote by - Morris West)

Although all the good arts serve to draw man's mind away from vices and lead it toward better things, this function can be more fully performed by this art, which also provides extraordinary intellectual pleasure. (Quote by - Nicolaus Copernicus)

An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft. (Quote by - Walter Bagehot)

As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws. (Quote by - David Brainerd)

As the purpose of comedy is to correct the vices of men, I see no reason why anyone should be exempt. (Quote by - Moliere)

Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels. (Quote by - Frank Sinatra)

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Beware of the man who does not drink. (Quote by - Proverb)

Coercion may prevent many transgressions; but it robs even actions which are legal of a part of their beauty. Freedom may lead to many transgressions, but it lends even to vices a less ignoble form. (Quote by - Wilhelm von Humboldt)

Crimes sometimes shock us too much; vices almost always too little. (Quote by - Augustus Hare)

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism. (Quote by - Carl Gustav Jung)

Every vice has its excuse ready. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

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

Evil borders upon good, and vices are confounded with virtues; as the report of good qualities is delightful to a well-disposed mind, so the relation of the contrary should not be offensive. (Quote by - Giraldus Cambrensis)

Folks who have no vices have plaguey few virtues. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

For me, I go in and play a few Christian songs for an audience, and now I have people come up and not tell me I'm great, but tell me that my music is helping save their lives, helping them in the Lord, and helping them end their vices. (Quote by - Rick Derringer)

Girl, you ain't much fun since I stopped drinking. (Quote by - Toby Keith)

Government is an evil; it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men that make it a necessary evil. When all men are good and wise, government will of itself decay. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

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

Hate no one; hate their vices, not themselves. (Quote by - J G C Brainard)

Have not prisons - which kill all will and force of character in man, which enclose within their walls more vices than are met with on any other spot of the globe - always been universities of crime? (Quote by - Peter Kropotkin)

He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome. (Quote by - Ali ibn Abi Talib)


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