Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good
Quote by Thomas Browne Sr
We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases
By compassion we make others' misery our own, and so, by relieving them, we relieve...
Yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner
To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his snuffbox, is...
Certainly there is no happiness within this circle of flesh, nor is it in the...
Vice may be had at all prices
Vice is its own reward
No vice is so bad as advice
If he does really think that there is no distinction between virtue and vice, why,...
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
We are far more liable to catch the vices than the virtues of our associates
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual
To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery
One big vice in a man is apt to keep out of a great many...
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
So our virtues Lie in the interpretation of the time
Too much work and too much energy kill a man just as effectively as too...
The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty...
He hadn't a single redeeming vice.
Vices are their own punishment