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Vice and Virtue

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tiny.ag/54eiupku  ·   Fair (395 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better.

Laurie Anderson, in Vice and Virtue

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

All the way to heaven is heaven.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/zrxpvvz6  ·   Fair (111 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All men are equal; it is not birth, but virtue alone, that makes the difference.

Voltaire, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/raz2xodz  ·   Fair (64 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

He who is sorry for having sinned is almost innocent.

Seneca, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/akhrcibo  ·   Fair (74 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man wrapped up in himself makes a pretty small package.

John Ruskin, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/kfcphxpx  ·   Fair (57 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.

Saint Augustine, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/mqycsaej  ·   Fair (734 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

The greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.

Jonas Salk, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/8qrwy5es  ·   Fair (86 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.

William Saroyan, in Success and Failure and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/bvnk86xs  ·   Fair (57 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No problem is so formidable that you can't walk away from it.

Charles Schulz, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/nf5uvtlk  ·   Fair (104 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/iudoprdc  ·   Fair (353 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

He that is proud eats up himself; pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle.

William Shakespeare, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/tsfy8mui  ·   Fair (248 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Virtue is insufficient temptation.

George Bernard Shaw, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/7hdzmwue  ·   Fair (246 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.

George Bernard Shaw, in Altruism and Cynicism and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/mnliphwg  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well dance with it.

George Bernard Shaw, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/ixldmygb  ·   Fair (287 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A reasonable man adapts himself to suit his environment. An unreasonable man persists in attempting to adapt his environment to suit himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw, in Altruism and Cynicism and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/psiwplgd  ·   Fair (266 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.

George Bernard Shaw, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/mnrh4p2b  ·   Fair (608 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Always forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

John F. Kennedy, in Altruism and Cynicism and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/1f9y6qie  ·   Fair (52 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No great scoundrel is ever uninteresting.

Murray Kempton, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/s3j4zgfm  ·   Fair (251 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.

Garrison Keillor, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/dlhqo5iy  ·   Fair (778 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

The time is always right to do what is right

Martin Luther King, Jr., in Vice and Virtue