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Total Quotes : 220
Think Tender

I think women can be as cruel as men, and men as tender as women, and vice versa.

- Aaron Eckhart

Solid Most

Piety is the most solid goodness, and the vilest of what is evil is vice.

- Abu Bakr

Virtue Productivity

Procrastinating is a vice when it comes to productivity, but it can be a virtue for creativity.

- Adam Grant

Regulation Feared

Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.

- Adam Smith

Law Here

The law courts must appear as a threatening gesture toward secret vice. The bank must declare: here your money is secure and well looked after by honest people.

- Adolf Loos

Like Some

It seems to me that most characters, in anything, are flawed in some way, just like most people. You look for the good in the flawed people and vice versa, and then try and make them appealing in some way.

- Aidan Gillen

Idea Certainly

No. 1, Halliburton. Certainly, if they've overcharged they should be whacked and whacked good, but the idea that the vice president somehow is involved in this, whether they got contracts because of him, that's nonsense.

- Al D'Amato

Politics Other

I was in elective politics for 24 years. I've made four national races, two for President, two for Vice President. I have found there are other ways to serve, and I'm enjoying them.

- Al Gore

Body Student

I won vice president of my student body in high school. That doesn't mean anything.

- Al Sharpton

Vegas Weeks

I don't do the same food in Tokyo that I do in Vegas and vice versa. If I did that, two weeks later I would have no customers.

- Alain Ducasse

Change Fit

It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.

- Alan Perlis

Silent Concerned

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.

- Albert Einstein

Alive Over

I'm the only American alive or dead who presided unhappily over the removal of a vice president and a president.

- Alexander Haig

Too Begins

The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.

- Alexander Pope

Pride Fools

Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.

- Alexander Pope

Advantage Established

If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist; but if virtue have the advantage, arbitrary power cannot be established.

- Algernon Sidney

Art Vice Versa

There is a lot that horses and art share in common. I have found that most horse people are art lovers, and vice versa.

- Alice Walton

Big England

Back in England, a girl with thick black hair, dusky skin and big brown eyes will turn heads. It is vice versa in India.

- Amy Jackson

Doing Intern

As an intern for Vice President Walter Mondale, I arrived the first day ready to write policy memos and change the world... but my assignment was doing an inventory of the furniture.

- Amy Klobuchar

Smoke Addicted

I rarely drink, I don't smoke, so my vice is probably creating. I'm addicted to creating. And women.

- Andre Benjamin

Like Might

Dali is like a man who hesitates between talent and genius, or, as one might once have said, between vice and virtue.

- Andre Breton

Love Oftentimes

Oftentimes we love the thing we hate and vice versa.

- Andres Serrano

United States United

In a media instant, Sarah Palin went from an unknown moose hunter to a mass phenomenon on the precipice of becoming the vice president of the United States.

- Andrew Breitbart

Criticizing Op-Ed

An Op-Ed by a Republican criticizing the Democrats, or vice versa, is easy to come by and not that interesting. But a Democrat who takes issue with his or her party, or a Republican who does that, is more valuable.

- Andrew Rosenthal

Queen White

That's acting for you. 'White Queen' has English playing Welsh and vice versa.

- Aneurin Barnard

Linear Increasingly

The luxury customer is increasingly global and increasingly mobile. Their brand journey is not linear. They might browse online and purchase in store, or vice versa.

- Angela Ahrendts

Nostalgia Old

Nostalgia, the vice of the aged. We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome.

- Angela Carter

Through Some

'Vogue' and 'Vice' may appear to some to see the world through different lenses. But in my view, both are fearless and breathtaking, with unquenchable curiosity and vigor.

- Anna Wintour

Always Types

I always listen to music, my passion and vice is music, I will be denied access to heaven because of the number of CDs I own, and I have gluttony for all types and colours of music.

- Anthony Minghella

Away Surely

The gods, as they are beneficent, if they find anyone who is healthy and whole and unscarred by vice, will send him away, surely, after crowning him, not with golden crowns, but with all sorts of blessings.

- Apollonius of Tyana

Enough Go

He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Still Certainly

He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Country Big

For years I thought what was good for our country was good for General Motors and vice versa. The difference did not exist. Our company is too big. It goes with the welfare of the country.

- Charles Erwin Wilson

Been Sadly

Sadly, the timing's never been right. There have been men who would have married me but I didn't feel the same, and vice versa.

- Cherie Lunghi

Think Will

A pacifist will often - at least nowadays - be an internationalist and vice versa. But history shows us that a pacifist need not think internationally.

- Christian Lous Lange

Feel Good Vice Versa

When you feel good, you look good. And vice versa: When you look good, you feel good.

- Christie Brinkley

Pretty Part

It's pretty hard to say no when a vice president-elect and a president-elect ask you to be part of the national team.

- Christine Todd Whitman

Beauty Another

In things to be seen at once, much variety makes confusion, another vice of beauty. In things that are not seen at once, and have no respect one to another, great variety is commendable, provided this variety transgress not the rules of optics and geometry.

- Christopher Wren

Nor Should

Vice cannot be removed completely, nor is it right that it should be removed.

- Chrysippus

Big Checking

Dick Cheney and Al Gore have redefined the role of the vice president in the minds of the public. It should be a big job, beyond simply checking the health status of the president.

- Chuck Todd

I Wish Tendency

In midlife, I feel that my tendency to acquire books is rather like someone smoking two packs a day: it's a terrible vice that I wish I could shuck.

- Claire Messud

Always Other

I always knew I wanted to be on air and travel the world and tell people's stories. I wanted to convey something from other cultures to the U.S. - and vice versa.

- Clarissa Ward

My Life Rest

I do adore food. If I have any vice it's eating. If I was told I could only eat one food for the rest of my life, I could put up with sausage and mash forever.

- Colin Baker

Been Putting

By 1980, when I came out of prison, The Sun did a campaign to stop putting vice girls in prison. We've talked about it ever since and nothing has been done about it.

- Cynthia Payne

Couple Very

I'm going to be a vice president very much like George Bush was. He proved to be a very effective vice president, perhaps the most effective we've had in a couple of hundred years.

- Dan Quayle

Rather Mr

When I talked to him on the phone yesterday. I called him George rather than Mr. Vice President. But, in public, it's Mr. Vice President, because that is who he is.

- Dan Quayle

Reagan Bush

I grew up admiring Ronald Reagan and Vice President Bush, and if I were old enough, I would have voted for 41. I was glad he won.

- Dana Perino

Far Senator

Far be it from me to denigrate Senator McCain's advice on vice presidential nominees.

- David Axelrod

Great Mankind

Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.

- David Hume

Impressions Truths

I take it to be from the greatest extremes, both in virtue and in vice, that the uniformly virtuous and reformed in life can derive the greatest and most salutary truths and impressions.

- Deborah Sampson

Rock Star Star

In Washington, I found myself as a 31-year-old in a room with the president, vice president, and secretaries of state and defense, and I was unfazed by it. But get me around a rock star I grew up with and I have trouble completing sentences.

- Joe Scarborough

Wife Want

Your wife doesn't want to hear a word about how hot your mistress is, and vice versa.

- John Benjamin Hickey

Business Country

In this country, most people feel that being successful in their business is a virtue, not a vice, and once we begin to identify it as a vice, this country is going down.

- John Fleming

Men He

He who hates vice hates men.

- John Morley

Repeatedly Bush

Americans were told repeatedly by President Bush and Vice President Cheney that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. None were ever found.

- John Olver

Weakness Folly

According to the Stoics, all vice was resolvable into folly: according to the Christian principle, it is all the effect of weakness.

- John Quincy Adams

Means Vice President

Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be vice president.

- Johnny Carson

Worst Thing Editor

Being an editor doesn't make you a better writer - or vice versa. The worst thing any editor can do is be in competition with his writer.

- Joseph Kanon

Think Always

As we think of power in the 21st century, we want to get away from the idea that power's always zero sum - my gain is your loss and vice versa. Power can also be positive sum, where your gain can be my gain.

- Joseph Nye

Date Norton

We, Norton I, do hereby decree that the offices of President, Vice President, and Speaker of the House of Representatives are, from and after this date, abolished.

- Joshua A. Norton

Vice President Could

Elisabeth Hasselbeck could run for vice president.

- Joy Behar

Happy I Write

There are times when I'm really happy and I write something really sad, and vice versa.

- Juan Gabriel

Failing Than

The greatest moral failing is to condemn something as a moral failing: no vice is worse than being judgmental.

- Julian Baggini

Some Extent

When virtue is at liberty, so to some extent is vice.

- Barbara Amiel

Defense Extremism

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

- Barry Goldwater

Politics Extremism

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

- Barry Goldwater

Virtue Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

- Grover Norquist

Other Through

It's better to have done because then you know what the player is going through and you understand the pressure, but then on the other hand I know a lot of people that were good players but not good coaches, and vice versa.

- Guy Forget

Studio Performer

I believe a great performer is someone who sounds just as great live as they do in the studio and vice versa. They should know how to work the stage.

- Haley Reinhart

Shame May

Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.

- Bernard de Mandeville

Which Nevertheless

The demand for certainty is one which is natural to man, but is nevertheless an intellectual vice.

- Bertrand Russell

Been Which

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.

- Bertrand Russell

Doing Kind

You can know a person by the kind of desk he keeps. If the president of a company has a clean desk then it must be the executive vice president who is doing all the work.

- Harold S. Geneen

Process Perpetually

Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.

- Harriet Martineau

Think Actor

I think every actor should direct at least once and vice versa.

- Hart Bochner

Country New

Our new vice president, Mike Pence, is one of the most blatantly anti-LGBT politicians in the country, and most, if not all, of Trump's cabinet is anti LGBT equality as well.

- Billy Eichner

Me Vice Versa

For me, drawing generates thinking and vice versa.

- Helmut Jahn

Art Politician

The greatest art of a politician is to render vice serviceable to the cause of virtue.

- Henry IV of England

Lose Run

I don't know how many people run for vice president and president and lose both.

- Bob Dole

Hindsight Necessary

Hindsight is the historian's necessary vice.

- Hilary Mantel

Been Having

Virtue knows to a farthing what it has lost by not having been vice.

- Horace Walpole

Parent Itself

Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue.

- Hosea Ballou

Ice Cream

Ice cream is my vice.

- Brad Meltzer

Thought Very

I was at the vice president's Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day.

- Bradley Whitford

Bible Vice Versa

The Bible gives a true and trustworthy account of creation, and that account in no way conflicts with or contradicts an old-Earth view, and vice versa.

- Hugh Ross

Age Old

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair.

- Ira Gershwin

Almost Repose

All is extremely genteel; and there is almost as much repose as in the golden saloons of the contiguous palaces. At any rate, if there be as much vice, there is as little crime.

- Isaac D'Israeli

Guantanamo Began

My involvement with Guantanamo began as vice chief of staff.

- Jack Keane

Like Everyone Else

I like to eat chocolate and pizza - that's my vice! - just like everyone else, but if I do it I have to keep it under control.

- Cara Castronuova

Law Which

It is the besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which the masses of men exhibit their tyranny.

- James F. Cooper

Law Which

It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny.

- James F. Cooper

His Brought

Vice: Whatever was passion in the contemplation of man, being brought forth by his will into action.

- James Harrington

Want Find

Technology, we find, amplifies behaviours. If you want to be anti-social, technology allows you to be. And vice versa.

- Jan Chipchase

Color Sound

Yeah, I associate every sound with a color and vice versa.

- Dev Hynes

Game Bench

When you are on the floor, there's no better feeling than when your teammates are into the game on the bench and are cheering for you and vice versa. When you come out of the game, you are cheering for those guys that are on the floor.

- Jason Kidd

Always Other

Man will never understand woman and vice versa. We are oil and water. An equal level can never be maintained, as one will always excel where the other doesn't, and that breeds resentment.

- Dionne Warwick

Vice Versa About

It is all about marketing; that is where the real craft comes in. The best actors do not necessarily become the biggest stars. And vice versa.

- Dirk Benedict

Pretty Campus

Every vice president since Mondale has lived up on this hill, on the twelve-acre campus of the Naval Observatory in Northwest Washington. It's a pretty house with a wraparound porch and a white turret.

- Jeanne Marie Laskas

Habits Miseries

Indulged habits of dependence create habits of indolence, and indolence opens the portal to petty errors, to many degrading habits, and to vice and crime with their attendant train of miseries.

- Dorothea Dix

Think News

I don't think Vice and BuzzFeed are legitimate news organizations.

- Jeff Zucker