Popular Quotes and Sayings about Vices

Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices. ~Benjamin Franklin

Fish and visitors smell in three days. ~Benjamin Franklin

Hate no one; hate their vices, not themselves. ~J. G. C. Brainard

Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle. ~Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Pleasure is a by-product of doing something that is worth doing. Therefore, do not seek pleasure as such. Pleasure comes of seeking something else, and comes by the way. ~A. Lawrence Lowell

The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues. ~Rene Descartes

It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well. ~Rene Descartes

The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt. ~Rene Descartes

Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy. ~Seneca

As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it. ~Mahatma Gandhi

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues. ~Abraham Lincoln

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it. ~Thomas Jefferson

Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed in them. ~Henry David Thoreau