The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.
Dali is like a man who hesitates between talent and genius, or, as one might once have said, between vice and virtue.
What has the women’s movement learned from Geraldine Ferraro’s candidacy for vice president? Never get married.
Covetousness is both the beginning and the end of the devil’s alphabet – the first vice in corrupt nature that moves, and the last which dies.
Indulged habits of dependence create habits of indolence, and indolence opens the portal to petty errors, to many degrading habits, and to vice and crime with their attendant train of miseries.
Ambition is not a vice of little people.
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.
The difference is too nice – Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
The demand for certainty is one which is natural to man, but is nevertheless an intellectual vice.
Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.