A common question asked – virtue or vice? These vice quotes and famous vice quotations and sayings tell you what’s right and wrong!

Vice Quotes

You must have seen several teenagers play the computer game – Miami Vice City! What does vice really signify? As the game would tell you, vice means an immoral habit or practice involving a degradation of society mostly in the form of crime, corruption, sin, wickedness and depravity. The opposite of virtue and best described by the word ‘vicious’, vice is bad. At times, it is also punishable by law for it leads to serious offenses! For some ethical and not-so-ethical quotes on vice, glance through the next section.

Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.

- Socrates

Is adult entertainment killing our children? or is killing our children entertaining our adults?

- Marilyn Manson

This is the culture you're raising your kids in. Don't be surprised if it blows up in your face.

- Marilyn Manson

If it is committed in the name of God or country, there is no crime so heinous that the public will not forgive it.

- Tom Robbins

I am no longer sure of anything. If I satiate my desires, I sin but I deliver myself from them; if I refuse to satisfy them, they infect the whole soul.

- Jean Paul Sartre

I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.

- William Blake

A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.

- Theodore Roosevelt

With the price of life these days, you've got to get everything for free you can.

- Carl Rogers

He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.

- Milan Kundera

Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.

- Aesop

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

- Aesop

Someone once told me that every minute a murder occurs, so I don't want to waste your time, I know you want to go back to work.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.

- Carl Jung

No, I've never thought that I was gay. And that's not something you think. It's something you know.

- Robert Plant

Men must know their limitations.

- Clint Eastwood

The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.

- Clint Eastwood

Jealousy... is a mental cancer.

- B. C. Forbes

Once you've been really bad in a movie, there's a certain kind of fearlessness you develop.

- Jack Nicholson

Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.

- Voltaire

Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.

- Wayne Gretzky

I have built my organization upon fear.

- Al Capone

Bobby Knight told me this: 'There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.' In other words a good offense wins.

- Dan Quayle

Caffeine. The gateway drug.

- Eddie Vedder

A dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.

- George Orwell

I was raised around heterosexuals, as all heterosexuals are, that's where us gay people come from... you heterosexuals.

- Ellen DeGeneres

I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of it if we would.

- Thomas Hardy

Wherever there is interest and power to do wrong, wrong will generally be done.

- James Madison

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.

- Anne Frank

Taxation: how the sheep are shorn.

- Edward Abbey

All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.

- John Locke

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.

- Saint Augustine

It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.

- Anatole France

The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.

- John Muir

To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white.

- E. E. Cummings

One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.

- Aldous Huxley

All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.

- George Eliot

A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.

- Horace

I love playing bitches. There's a lot of bitch in every woman - a lot in every man.

- Joan Crawford

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