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Vice and Virtue

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Vice and Virtue  ·  posted 2005 by Leonid Sukhorukov

* Virtue is the public face of vice.

Help please  ·  posted 2002 by Clark Richter

Im having some trouble interpreting an aphorism from Poor Richard's Almanac, by Benjamin Franklin. It reads as follows, "What maintains one vice, brings up two children." Any explanation would be helpful, I'm absolutly stumped.

An obvious way to avoid embarassment...  ·  posted 2001 by Julie

Don't be ashamed of what you're doing, or don't do what you're ashamed of.