Monday, May 02, 2005

Vice Quotes

  ~Thornton Wilder It has ever been my experience that folks who have no vices, have very few virtues.  ~Abraham Lincoln Loud indignation against vice often stands for virtue in the eyes of bigots.  ~J. Petit-Senn Idleness is the beginning of all vices.  ~Proverb There are two types of people in this world, good and bad.  The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.  ~Woody Allen The Anglo-Saxon conscience doesn't keep you from doing what you shouldn't; it just keeps you from enjoying it.  ~Salvador de Madariaga If we escape punishment for our vices, why should we complain if we are not rewarded for our virtues?  ~John Churton Collins, Aphorisms in the English Review, 1914 Every vice is only an exaggeration of a necessary and virtuous function.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals, 1836 When our vices desert us, we flatter ourselves that we are deserting our vices.  ~Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.  ~Bertrand Arthur William Russell, On Education, 1926 It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.  ~Walter Bagehot Our virtues and vices coup


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