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Happiness lies neither in vice nor in virtue; but in the manner we appreciate the one and the other, and the choice we make pursuant to our individual organization.
Marquis de Sade
There is a lot that horses and art share in common. I have found that most horse people are art lovers, and vice versa.
I was a good student, I was good at soccer, I was vice president of the student council, I was a pretty girl.
I've learned that people will seldom let you down if they understand that your destiny is in their hands, and vice versa.
For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends to preserve and improve the species: in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice.
This point seems counter-intuitive, given the amount of conspicuous vulgarity, vice, and immorality in America. Indeed some Islamic fundamentalists argue that their regimes are morally superior to the United States because they seek to foster virtue among the citizens.
For me, drawing generates thinking and vice versa.
The law courts must appear as a threatening gesture toward secret vice. The bank must declare: here your money is secure and well looked after by honest people.
I love to shop, especially in retro stores. I have about a million pairs of old-school sports shoes like Adidas, so that's probably my biggest vice.
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself.
Henry Ward Beecher
Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
Ignorance is the primary source of all misery and vice.
I never was very capable of expressing my feelings or emotions in words. I don't know whether this is the cause why I did it in music and also why I did it in painting. Or vice versa: That I had this way as an outlet. I could renounce expressing something in words.
All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.
What has the women's movement learned from Geraldine Ferraro's candidacy for vice president? Never get married.
The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.
Vice President Dick Cheney reportedly has been disturbed over what he sees as the erosion of presidential powers since the Watergate scandal and has urged Bush to take a stronger stand against what Cheney sees as congressional intrusions into the executive branch.
Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.
The greatest moral failing is to condemn something as a moral failing: no vice is worse than being judgmental.
Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president.
I call my life a beautiful mess and organised chaos. It's just always been like that. My entire life things have been attracted to me and vice versa that turn into chaotic nightmares or I create the chaos myself.
I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
As a dad, you are the Vice President of the executive branch of parenting. It doesn't matter what your personality is like, you will always be Al Gore to your wife's Bill Clinton. She feels the pain and you are the annoying nerd telling them to turn off the lights.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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