Quotations on Vices
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Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly have seeds of good in them and require moderate use rather than total abstinence.
- Samuel Butler
(Keywords: Abstinence, Vices, World)
A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.
(Keywords: Purpose, Mankind, Pride, Right, Vices, Wrong)
The word of God is full of sad and grave counsel, full of the knowledge of God, of examples of virtues, and of correction of vices, of the end of this life, and of the life to come.
- John Jewel
(Keywords: Life, God, Knowledge, Correction, End, Grave, Vices, Word)
Have not prisons - which kill all will and force of character in man, which enclose within their walls more vices than are met with on any other spot of the globe - always been universities of crime?
- Peter Kropotkin
(Keywords: Character, Crime, Force, Man, Vices, Will)
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Keywords: Virtue, Self, Vices, Word)
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
(Keywords: Virtue, Day, Night, Temptation, Today, Vices, Will)
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
(Keywords: Government, Men, Evil, Vices, Will)
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.
- Ron White
(Keywords: Life, Vices, Years)