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This is the essential evil of vice, that it debases man.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.
I have my once-a-month nachos, but it's soy cheese and turkey chili on it, so it's somewhat safe. But it's still a big vice for me, because I have a big bowl of it.
What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow.
Man will never understand woman and vice versa. We are oil and water. An equal level can never be maintained, as one will always excel where the other doesn't, and that breeds resentment.
You can know a person by the kind of desk he keeps. If the president of a company has a clean desk then it must be the executive vice president who is doing all the work.
Harold S. Geneen
Hindsight is the historian's necessary vice.
There is a set of religious, or rather moral, writings which teach that virtue is the certain road to happiness, and vice to misery in this world. A very wholesome and comfortable doctrine, and to which we have but one objection, namely, that it is not true.
So if the players trust the coach, it's not a problem. If the players don't trust the coach, it is a problem, and vice versa.
I won vice president of my student body in high school. That doesn't mean anything.
Ah, political physics. Someone wins an election and, poof, they are a candidate for vice president. Ridiculous.
Being virtuous is wonderful thing, but feeling virtuous is a shortcut to vice.
It has always seemed slightly uncomfortable, the idea of politicised musicians. Very few of them are clever enough to do it; if they're good at the political side, the music side suffers, and vice versa.
I'm the only American alive or dead who presided unhappily over the removal of a vice president and a president.
Everybody knows they're on the Obama team: There isn't vice presidential vs. presidential division, there's not a generational pull. People have internalized that this is a real moment in history.
Of the many horrors of divorce, the most egregious is that it robs a kid of the best of both worlds. Dads can do many things that even the best moms can't, and vice versa.
We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had.
For Sarah Palin, the least experienced on the world stage, the stress of maintaining the fiction that she was qualified to be vice president sent her over the deep end almost immediately. She went off on a ferocious spending spree that might have killed a lesser woman. Katie Couric's straightforward questions unraveled her.
Here's a vice: I say yes to too many things. I wish I had the guilty pleasure of saying no. My goal is to try to do less, but more fully.
Silicon Valley's involvement with Washington dates from one event, which was John Scully - who was the CEO of Apple - had dinner with President Clinton and Vice President Gore in 1993. And we're all going, like, 'What's going on? Why would we have dinner with the president?'
The desire for money may be an indication of greed, but I want to argue that greed is a much more subtle vice than simply the desire to be rich.
What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion!
I don't know how many people run for vice president and president and lose both.
This is the great vice of academicism, that it is concerned with ideas rather than with thinking.
Without better economic opportunity, you can't have better public security and vice versa.
Enrique Pena Nieto
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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