English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "vice"

Of my many vices, I think smoking will be the most difficult to quitHis only vice is his great fondness for expensive wines.

Of my many vices, I think smoking will be the most difficult to quit.

My husband insists that having a glass of wine every night is a vice, but I think it's just a harmless habit.

The vice-squad has broken a major child prostitution ring in this city.

The Mafia is heavily involved in the vice trade in this city.

If drinking the occasional drink is his worst vice, then I think he's doing pretty well.

She was an extremely religious woman who considered any and all activity which was not directly related to the church or Jesus to be a vice which had to be overcome.

After living a life of vice, he changed his ways and became very religious.

It is so hard to stay honest and true in this world full of vice and temptation.

Your local police are working hard to clean up vice in this fair city of ours.

No one is free from vice, but some people are at least trying to become more virtuous.

The vice of gambling has destroyed many families in this country.

Many of the most common vices in our society seem to stem mainly from greed; greed for material wealth, greed for sex or greed for power.

I've been able to overcome all my vices, other than my need for the occasional cold beer.

A French proverb suggests that vice hides under a cloak of virtue.

A Greek proverb notes that great abilities produce great vices as well as virtues.

Abraham Lincoln once said, It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.

Benjamin Franklin once suggested that God will certainly reward virtue, and punish vice, either here or hereafter.

Will Durant once noted that every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in time of war.

Winston Churchill once suggested that the inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings, and the inherent vice of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Winston Churchill once said of a man he disliked, He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.

Find someone who has a vice they would like to quit.

He fitted a vice to his workbench.

When he shook my hand, his vice-like grip hurt my fingers.

I glued the two pieces of wood together and then put them in the vice to hold them tight until they dried.


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