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Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover VICE, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

Francis Bacon

Cruelty was the VICE of the ancient. Vanity is that of the
modern world; Vanity is the last disease.

George Moore

Envy is almost the only VICE which is practicable at all
times and in every place.

Samuel Johnson

Generosity, wrong placed, becometh a VICE; a princely
mind will undo a private family.

Thomas Fuller

Hypocrisy is the homage, which VICE pays to virtue.

François De La Rochefoucauld

Moderation in temper is always a virtue but moderation
in principle is always a VICE.

Thomas Paine

Music is the only sensual pleasure without VICE.

Samuel Johnson

Of the five VICEs, the VICE of mind, which is the worst, is
self – satisfaction.

Chaung Tse

Once VICE worn out makes us wiser than fifty tutors.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Poverty is no VICE, but an inconvenience.

John Florio

Prosperity doth best discover VICE, but adversity doth
best discover virtue.

Francis Bacon

Selfishness is that detestable VICE which no one will
forgive in others and no one is without in himself.

Henry Ward Beecher

The English laws punish VICE; the Chinese laws do
more, thy reward virtue.
Goldsmith
Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law.

Goldsmith

The fear of punishment may be necessary to
suppression of VICE, but it also suspends the finer
motives to virtue.

William Hazlitt

The greatest part of human gratification opproach
nearly to VICE.

Samuel Johnson

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