Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
— Oscar Wilde

No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is vicious.
Henry Adams vicious quote

The true story is vicious and multiple and untrue after all. Why do you need it? Don’t ever ask for the true story.
— Margaret Atwood

Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
— Benjamin Franklin

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
— Unknown