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Commenttiny.ag/ajwgbtvf  ·   Fair (229 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you were arrested for kindness, would there be enough evidence to convict you?

Unknown, in Altruism and Cynicism and Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/uc5f23qi  ·   Fair (284 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is easier to get forgiveness than permission.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/mznhvk59  ·   Fair (207 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

It is easier to point the finger than to offer a helping hand.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/kgx6jecr  ·   Fair (238 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Jesus died for your sins. Make it worth his time.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/rjjl9rkn  ·   Fair (208 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

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

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

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

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

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

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.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

Commenttiny.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

Commenttiny.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

Commenttiny.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

Commenttiny.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

Commenttiny.ag/e2igybvl  ·   Fair (1042 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Erwin van Moll

In adultery, there is usually tenderness and self-sacrifice; in murder, courage; in profanation and blasphemy, a certain satanic splendour. Judas elected those offences unvisited by any virtues: abuse of confidence and informing.

Jorge Luis Borges, "Three Versions of Judas", in Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/ubsgpw2q  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.

James Branch Cabell, in Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/fpmrxth3  ·   Fair (117 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A mountain wears down a horse, anger wears down a man.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/d39nscy0  ·   Fair (193 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by Ardyth M. Shaw

All the way to heaven is heaven.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/pqyzbh1e  ·   Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Bacchus: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/zl0ikbnv  ·   Fair (427 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Coward: one who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.

Ambrose Bierce, in Vice and Virtue and War and Peace

Commenttiny.ag/ca72ttqk  ·   Fair (289 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It has been observed that one's nose is never so happy as when it is thrust into the affairs of another, from which some physiologists have drawn the inference that the nose is devoid of the sense of smell.

Ambrose Bierce, in Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/9te2rxr1  ·   Fair (506 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A truth that's told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent

William Blake, in Vice and Virtue

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