Quotations on Vice

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It has since been agreed that speeches given in English will be translated into French and vice versa, and even into German and Italian when necessary. No doubt translations into Esperanto will also soon be in demand.
- Fredrik Bajer
(Keywords: Doubt, English, Vice, Will)

Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Selfishness, Vice, Will)

It will be undertaken, of course, in the June or July summit, and then to bring NATO closer to Russia or vice versa is a way to move toward integration - toward the integration of Europe.
- Warren Christopher
(Keywords: Europe, July, June, Russia, Vice, Will)

He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still.
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Keywords: Time, Virtue, Vice, Will)

The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.
- Cyril Connolly
(Keywords: Food, Vice, Worship)

Four years of Jimmy Carter gave us two titanic Reagan landslides, peace and prosperity for eight blessed years - and even a third term for his feckless vice president, George H.W. Bush.
- Ann Coulter
(Keywords: Peace, President, Prosperity, Vice, Years)

People don't vote for vice president, they vote for president.
- Susan Estrich
(Keywords: People, President, Vice, Vote)

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.
- Francois Fenelon
(Keywords: Happiness, Virtue, Doctrine, Misery, Religious, Road, Vice, World)

I struggled for 15 years in this business before Miami Vice came along.
- Don Johnson
(Keywords: Business, Vice, Years)

A pacifist will often - at least nowadays - be an internationalist and vice versa. But history shows us that a pacifist need not think internationally.
- Christian Lous Lange
(Keywords: History, Vice, Will)

Why do the President and Vice-President constantly change the subject when asked to explain why things are going so badly in Iraq? The answer is simple. They have been consistently wrong about Iraq, and the results speak for themselves.
- Patrick Leahy
(Keywords: Change, Iraq, President, Results, Vice, Wrong)

And I've been acting for 39 years, so I define characters differently than I did in say Miami Vice.
- Edward James Olmos
(Keywords: Acting, Vice, Years)

Americans were told repeatedly by President Bush and Vice President Cheney that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. None were ever found.
- John Olver
(Keywords: Americans, Destruction, Iraq, President, Vice, Weapons)

One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice-president, and that one word is 'to be prepared'.
- Dan Quayle
(Keywords: Responsibility, Vice, Word)

I'm going to be a vice president very much like George Bush was. He proved to be a very effective vice president, perhaps the most effective we've had in a couple of hundred years.
- Dan Quayle
(Keywords: President, Vice, Years)

When I talked to him on the phone yesterday. I called him George rather than Mr. Vice President. But, in public, it's Mr. Vice President, because that is who he is.
- Dan Quayle
(Keywords: President, Public, Vice, Yesterday)

By vulgarity I mean that vice of civilization which makes man ashamed of himself and his next of kin, and pretend to be somebody else.
- Solomon Schechter
(Keywords: Civilization, Man, Vice, Vulgarity)

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.
- Arnold Schoenberg
(Keywords: Music, Feelings, Cause, Emotions, Painting, Vice, Words)

Nobody is surprised that women writers accurately represent male characters over and over again, no doubt because everybody knows that women understand men much better than vice-versa.
- Peter Straub
(Keywords: Men, Women, Doubt, Vice, Writers)

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.
- Dionne Warwick
(Keywords: Man, Oil, Resentment, Vice, Water, Will, Woman)

In the dying world I come from, quotation is a national vice.
- Evelyn Waugh
(Keywords: Dying, Quotation, Vice, World)

I was at the vice president's Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day.
- Bradley Whitford
(Keywords: Thought, Christmas, Day, Party, President, Speech, Vice, Waiting)

For years I thought what was good for our country was good for General Motors and vice versa. The difference did not exist. Our company is too big. It goes with the welfare of the country.
- Charles Erwin Wilson
(Keywords: Thought, Company, Country, Difference, Vice, Welfare, Years)









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