It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
The vices of the rich and great are mistaken for errors; and those of the poor and lowly, for crimes.
—Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
The vices of the rich and great are mistaken for error; and those of the poor and lowly, for crimes.
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Here's a rule I recommend: Never practice two vices at once.
Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much.
Nostalgia is my vice. Nostalgia is a melancholy, and slightly saccharine, sentiment, like tenderness.
—Isabel Allende in My Invented Country
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.