I have not a particle of confidence in a man who has no redeeming vices.
Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Profession: American Humorist, Writer
Vice stirs up war, virtue fights.
Author: Marquis De Vauvenargues (1715-1747)
Profession: French Moralist
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Author: Voltaire (1694-1778)
Profession: French Historian, Writer
Never support two weaknesses at the same time. It's your combination sinners -- your lecherous liars and your miserly drunkards -- who dishonor the vices and bring them into bad repute.
Author: Thornton Wilder (1897-1975)
Profession: American Novelist, Playwright