Vice Quotes

My worst vice is gluttony. I try to keep myself under control because Im an athlete, but once a week I like to pig out and act like a normal person.

Gianluigi Buffon

A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Good fielding and pitching, without hitting, or vice versa, is like Ben Franklin's half pair of scissors - ineffectual

Moe Berg

What is crime amongst the multitude, is only vice among the few.

Benjamin Disraeli

As witnesses not of our intentions but of our conduct, we can be true or false, and the hypocrite's crime is that he bears false witness against himself. What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.

Hannah Arendt

Hypocrisy is no cheap vice; nor can our natural temper be masked for many years together.

Edmund Burke

An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition. ´Michael Korda We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity. ´G. K. Chesterton Often a noble face hides filthy ways. ´Euripides The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.

Michael Korda

Hypocrisy is the homage which vice renders to virtue.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.

William Hazlitt

Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue

Fran┴ois de la Rochefoucauld

A vice in common can be the ground of a friendship but not a virtue in common. X and Y may be friends because they are both drunkards or womanizers but, if they are both sober and chaste, they are friends for some other reason.

Wystan Hugh Auden

Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without in himself.

Henry Ward Beecher

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Winston Churchill

Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.

Voltaire

Innocence alone dares commit certain acts of audacity. Virtue, when tutored, is as calculating as vice.

Honore de Balzac

Vice has more martyrs than virtue; and it often happens that men suffer more to be lost than to be saved

Charles Caleb Colton

No vice is so bad as advice

Marie Dressler

It is false to say that you are a vicious man, Zoilus; you are not a vicious man, you are vice itself

Marcus Aurelius

Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment

Ben Jonson

I prefer an interesting vice to a virtue that bores

Moliere

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.

Albert Einstein

Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice

Thomas Paine

Vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.

Edmund Burke

A vice is a failure of desire.

Gerald Stanley Lee

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