Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
I prefer an interesting vice to a virtue that bores
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment
It is false to say that you are a vicious man, Zoilus; you are not a vicious man, you are vice itself
No vice is so bad as advice
Vice has more martyrs than virtue; and it often happens that men suffer more to be lost than to be saved
Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off.
Gluttony is not a secret vice.
Where vice is vengeance follows.
In the history of mankind, fanaticism has caused more harm than vice
Vice is a monster of such frightful mien as to be hated, needs but to be seen; but seen too oft, familiar with her face, we first endure, then pity, then embrace.
The corporation is the master, the employee is the servant. Because the corporation owns the means of production without which the employee could not make a living, the employee needs the corporation more than vice versa.
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Vice is man's nature: virtue is a habit -- or a mask. . . . The foregoing maxim shows the difference between truth and sarcasm.
It is the besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which the masses of men exhibit their tyranny.
He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still.
Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
I prefer an accommodating vice to an obstinate virtue.
In a moral point of view, the life of the agriculturist is the most pure and holy of any class of Men; pure, because it is the most healthful, and vice can hardly find time to contaminate it; and holy, because it brings the Deity perpetually before his view, giving him thereby the most exalted notions of supreme power, and the most fascinating and endearing view of moral benignity.
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
The man with the best job in the country is the vice-president. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, "How is the president?"
The corporation is the “master”, the employee is the “servant”. Because the corporation owns the means of production without which the employee could not make a living, the employee needs the corporation more than vice versa.
What maintains one vice would bring up two children.
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