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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (838 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.

Aristotle, Rhetoric, in Vice and Virtue

The Art of Rhetoric (paperback)

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (637 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don't treat me right, shame on you.

Louis Armstrong, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (902 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.

Isaac Asimov, Foundation, in Vice and Virtue

Foundation (paperback)

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (971 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.

Francis Bacon, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (208 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Kinky is using a feather, perverted is using the whole chicken.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (225 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (229 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (232 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (214 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Truth fears no questions.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

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