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But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
Virtue has a veil, vice a mask.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
I think my vice would be outdoing myself.
I find very often that very ugly women have really handsome men and vice versa because they don't have any competition. Sometimes handsome men have avoided me.
In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.
Marquis de Sade
Ambition is not a vice of little people.
Michel de Montaigne
It seemed like whenever I got a bona fide offer from Ferrari, I couldn't do it. And vice versa - when I was ready, their seats were taken. We always had a relationship, but what's important is that I pretty much started my F1 career with them and ended it there, too.
No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice.
Discipline is wisdom and vice versa.
M. Scott Peck
Fast cars are my only vice.
The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it.
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
It's obviously a lot harder to try and be a good guy than it is to be a bad guy. The world is a fundamentally evil place, it seems like. So in order to be a good person, you have to fight temptation and vice.
We write in ways that, we generally hope, reflect real life, or at least look familiar to humans. And in life, recurring themes are a recurring theme. We never quite conquer a pet vice or a relationship pattern or a communication habit. We're haunted by our particular demons.
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.
Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
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.
For me, drawing generates thinking and vice versa.
I think musicians have always been drinking and sharing a good wine. It is, I hate to say this, another form of vice.
Vice president - it has such a nice ring to it!
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The only routine with me is no routine at all.
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