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No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

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

Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy. (Quote by - Seneca)

Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness. (Quote by - Walter Scott)

One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real. (Quote by - Klaus Kinski)

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

Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised. (Quote by - Juvenal)

Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised. (Quote by - Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices. (Quote by - R. Buckminster Fuller)

Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I'll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities. (Quote by - Charles Bukowski)

So much of our lives is given over to the consideration of our imperfections that there is no time to improve our imaginary virtues. The truth is we only perfect our vices, and man is a worse creature when he dies than he was when he was born. (Quote by - Edward Dahlberg)

The accumulation of numbers always augments in some measure moral corruptions, and the consequences to health of the various vices incident thereto, are well known. (Quote by - William Falconer)

The Anglo-Saxon conscience doesn't keep you from doing what you shouldn't; it just keeps you from enjoying it. (Quote by - Salvador de Madariaga)

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

The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices Make instruments to plague us. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues. (Quote by - Rene Descartes)

The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices. (Quote by - Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

The passions of the young are vices in the old. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues. (Quote by - Elizabeth Taylor)

The problem with this world is, everyone in it is 3 drinks behind. (Quote by - Humphrey Bogart)

The vices of the rich and great are mistaken for error; and those of the poor and lowly, for crimes. (Quote by - Lady Marguerite Blessington)

The virtue of some people consists wholly in condemning the vices in others. (Quote by - Herbert Samual)

The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest. (Quote by - Francois de La Rochefoucauld)


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