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He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
I have a dogmatic certainty: God is in every person's life. God is in everyone's life. Even if the life of a person has been a disaster, even if it is destroyed by vices, drugs or anything else - God is in this person's life. You can - you must - try to seek God in every human life.
It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
One of the most basic factors in sports is that winning becomes a habit, and losing is the same way. When failure starts to feel normal in your life or your work or even your darkest vices, you won't have to go looking for trouble, because trouble will find you. Count on it.
Hunter S. Thompson
We make a ladder for ourselves of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot.
Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures.
Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
I have a number of vices, one of which is moderation.
E. L. Doctorow
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today? what passions opposed? what temptation resisted? what virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I am the worst influence. If you can't handle your vices, then I am the Devil.
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
Government is an evil; it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men that make it a necessary evil. When all men are good and wise, government will of itself decay.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There have been times in my life that I've had a ton of vices, and my demons have run amok for years and years and years.
As I'm getting older, I'm enjoying my vices so much more because I feel like I've deserved them.
We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place.
Daniel J. Boorstin
Karma brings us ever back to rebirth, binds us to the wheel of births and deaths. Good Karma drags us back as relentlessly as bad, and the chain which is wrought out of our virtues holds as firmly and as closely as that forged from our vices.
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.
Man's natural character is to imitate; that of the sensitive man is to resemble as closely as possible the person whom he loves. It is only by imitating the vices of others that I have earned my misfortunes.
Marquis de Sade
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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