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Vice and Virtue

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tiny.ag/yvbktsoi  ·   Fair (284 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is easier to fight for principles than to live up to them.

Alfred Adler, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/38uw2bmm  ·   Fair (244 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Sweet are the slumbers of the virtuous man.

Joseph Addison, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/zcorimat  ·   Fair (200 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest ways of suffering, and the most comfortable ways of dying.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/mgrteolp  ·   Fair (258 ratings)  ·  submitted 2011 by peter

Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.

Robert J. Hanlon, in Altruism and Cynicism and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/0ctojvkr  ·   Fair (210 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect -- and no more of it than we had earned.

Jane Haddam, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/zeuc9zpa  ·   Fair (207 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

While having never invented a sin, I'm trying to perfect several.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/ubdtlbzz  ·   Fair (1019 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Glenn Troester

When you're angry, take a deep breath and count to ten. When you're really angry, swear.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/wobuqdw1  ·   Fair (399 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Unknown, (Indian proverb), in Life and Death and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/6ct2p1fh  ·   Fair (214 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Truth fears no questions.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/tsgrsoaf  ·   Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/eljwsw1t  ·   Fair (198 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The only people you should try to get even with are those who have helped you.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/wj0czhzk  ·   Fair (249 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The more you put into life, the less you will get.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/mldrjipn  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The church is near but the road is icy; the bar is far away but I'll walk carefully.

Unknown, (Russian proverb), in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/0arre1jp  ·   Fair (251 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

People who have no faults are terrible; there is no way of taking advantage of them.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/nswjrmi0  ·   Fair (225 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Lead me not into temptation. I can find it myself.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/ogrqyeb7  ·   Fair (229 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Let your heart guide you. It whispers, so listen closely.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/vdvrew4w  ·   Fair (232 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Pardo's First Postulate: Anything good in life is either illegal, immoral, or fattening.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/kqsn5x9k  ·   Fair (223 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Resisting temptation is easier when you think you'll probably get another chance later on.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/nsh95i8e  ·   Fair (268 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

People who claim they don't let little things bother them have never slept in a room with a single mosquito.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/jgcbbn8p  ·   Fair (239 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Revenge is sleeping with your enemy's wife. Sweet revenge is the realization that she's a lousy lay.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue