Vicious Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old vicious quotes, vicious sayings, and vicious proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Vicious habits are so great a stain to human nature, and so odious in themselves, that every person actuated by right reason would avoid them, though he were sure they; would be always concealed both from God and man, and had no future punishment entailed upon them.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Those who are in love with the present can be cruel and corrupt but not genuinely vicious. They cannot be methodically and consistently ruthless.     

Eric Hoffer

It is the most vicious of all crimes - to be abused by someone you had a relationship with! Because then you blame yourself.     

Joe Biden

Examples of vicious courses practiced in a domestic circle corrupt more readily and more deeply when we behold them in persons in authority.     


Though the vicious can sometimes pour affliction upon the good, their power is transient and their punishment certain; and that innocence, though oppressed by injustice, shall, supported by patience, finally triumph over misfortune!     

Ann Radcliffe

There is no one more vicious on their own than conservative women on conservative women.     

Nicolle Wallace

The vicious result of privilege is that the creature who receives it becomes incapacitated by it as by a disease.     

Pearl S. Buck

But if you know that something has been really vicious, you don't read it, you don't let it into your head. What's damaging is when sentences go through your head and you burn with the injustice of it.     

Nigella Lawson

Be virtuous and you will be vicious.     

Samuel Butler

You may be as vicious about me as you please. You will only do me justice.     

Richard Burton

The stupid thing about anger is how people hurt you and then you let them keep hurting you by being angry about how they originally hurt you. It's a vicious cycle.     

Susane Colasanti

People can be really mean - they say the most vicious things.     

Rutina Wesley

You've got to be a little vicious. You've got to be narcissistic. You've got to be on fire about your career.     

Howard Stern

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

Benjamin Franklin

Vicious habits are so odious and degrading that they transform the individual who practices them into an incarnate demon.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

A vicious circle develops in which the people around you expect you to be there for them all the time and comply with their wishes.     

Auliq Ice

The vicious circle of life is employment      

Sunday Adelaja

He who makes war his profession cannot be otherwise than vicious. War makes thieves, and peace brings them to the gallows.     

Niccolo Machiavelli

The problem is the people who tend to be the best organized are the most radical and the most vicious.     

Donald Rumsfeld

The example alone of a vicious prince will corrupt an age; but that of a good one will not reform it.     

Jonathan Swift

Men always grow vicious before they become unbelievers.     

Jonathan Swift

The vicious count their years; virtuous, their acts.     

Samuel Johnson

Little vicious minds abound with anger and revenge and are incapable of feeling te pleasure of forgiving their enemies.     

Lord Chesterfield

If you hate your enemies, you will contract such a vicious habit of mind, as by degrees will break out upon those who are your friends, or those who are indifferent to you.      


Reasonable and vicious are quite consistent with each other, in fact, only through their union are great and far-reaching crimes possible     

Arthur Schopenhauer

The subtlest and most vicious aspect of women's oppression is that we have been conditioned to believe we are not oppressed, blinded so as not to see our own condition.     

Robin Morgan

Take mankind in general, they are vicious-their passions may be operated upon.     

Alexander Hamilton

Those whose character is mean and vicious will rouse others to animosity against them.     


Tis weak and vicious people who cast the blame on Fate. The right use of Fate is to bring up our conduct to the loftiness of nature.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Little vicious minds abound with anger and revenge and are incapable of feeling te pleasure of forgiving their enemies.     

Lord Chesterfield