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As long as mankind shall continue to bestow more liberal applause on their destroyers than on their benefactors, the thirst of military glory will ever be the vice of the most exalted characters
Edward Gibbon
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in wartime
Will Durant
He hadn't a single redeeming vice.
Oscar Wilde
He possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence; courage without ferocity; and all the virtues of man without his vices
Lord Byron
I prefer an interesting vice to a virtue that bores
Moliere
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
Samuel Johnson
Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
Samuel Johnson
Our virtues are most often but our vices disguised
Search others for their virtues, thy self for thy vices
Benjamin Franklin
Some vices only lay hold of us by means of others, and these, like branches, fall on removal of the trunk.
Blaise Pascal
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.
Elizabeth Taylor
The second vice is lying, the first is running in debt
Benjamin Franklin
Too much work and too much energy kill a man just as effectively as too much assorted vice or too much drink
Rudyard Kipling
Vice has more martyrs than virtue; and it often happens that men suffer more to be lost than to be saved
Charles Caleb Colton
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, we first endure, then pity, then embrace
Alexander Pope
Vice is its own reward
Quentin Crisp
Vice is its own reward. It is virtue which, if it is to be marketed with consumer appeal, must carry Green Shield stamps.
Quentin Crisp
Vice knows she's ugly, so puts on her mask
Benjamin Franklin
Vice may be learnt, even without a teacher
Seneca
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer we think we have
Alexander Pope
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