„The moral world has no particular objection to vice, but an insuperable repugnance to hearing vice called by its proper name.“

—  William Makepeace Thackeray, Jahrmarkt der Eitelkeit

Quelle: Vanity Fair

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„There has never been superadded to these vices of mine the withering, embalming vice of consistency.“

—  Henry Fountain Ashurst United States Senator from Arizona 1874 - 1962

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„When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.“

—  Honoré de Balzac French writer 1799 - 1850

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„Freedom is the name of virtue: Slavery, of vice…. None is a slave whose acts are free.“

—  Epictetus philosopher from Ancient Greece 50 - 138

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„World-view is a product of life-view, not vice versa.“

—  Albert Schweitzer French-German physician, theologian, musician and philosopher 1875 - 1965

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„743. As Virtue is its own Reward, so Vice is its own Punishment.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734

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„Vice itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness.“

—  Edmund Burke, buch Reflections on the Revolution in France

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„Cowardice was undoubtedly one of the most terrible vices - thus spoke Yeshua Ha-Nozri. 'No, philosopher, I disagree with you: it is the most terrible vice!“

—  Mikhail Bulgakov, buch The Master and Margarita

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„There is a war against vice in Lancaster. I am going home to speak for vice.“

—  Charles Demuth American painter 1883 - 1935

Quoted in Speaking for Vice: Homosexuality in the Art of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, and the First American Avant-Garde by Jonathan Weinberg (Yale University Press, 1993).

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