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Quotes And Sayings About Virtue

Virtue Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Virtue

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The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
~By Anatole France ~


Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.
~By William J. Slim ~


Britain, which in the years immediately before this war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed, is now being bombed and burned into democracy.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


The Cause of Women is generally the Cause of Virtue.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


The Menzies Government, by its participation in the plans for the development of other nations, can see the virtue of planning for them but apparently cannot see the virtue of a plan for Australia.
~By Lionel K. Murphy ~


A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
~By Thomas Paine ~


Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
~By R. Buckminster Fuller ~


Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


The highest proof of virtue is to possess boundless power without abusing it.
~By Thomas Babington ~


When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.
~By Casey Stengel ~


Vice is its own reward. It is virtue which, if it is to be marketed with consumer appeal, must carry Green Shield stamps.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it, which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only; I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force... We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter.
~By Max Planck ~


Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Faith is the virtue by which, clinging-to the faithfulness of God, we lean upon him, so that we may obtain what he gives to us.
~By William Ames ~


Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
~By William Shakespeare ~


It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.
~By Anatole France ~


Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
~By Juvenal ~


Virtue often trips and falls on the sharp-edges rock of poverty.
~By Eugene Sue ~


According to the new ethics, virtue is not restrictive but expansive, a sentiment and even an intoxication.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
~By Confucius ~


It is necessary to make virtue fashionable.
~By Jose Marti ~


Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office.
~By Mae West ~


I always admired virtue - but I could never imitate it.
~By Charles II ~


The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
~By Barry Goldwater ~


Nobody should trust their virtue with necessity, the force of which is never known till it is felt, and it is therefore one of the first duties to avoid the temptation of it.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


Every life is march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.
~By Lyman Abbott ~


I'm just an actor, but if the extra part of it is that I'm helping people or people are being helped by the virtue of what we're doing, then that's just a really nice added extra.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


Elegance is inferior to virtue.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.
~By F. H. Bradley ~


Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more.
~By Nikola Tesla ~


Competition is such a virtue, and everybody's so busy competing, they have no time for compassion.
~By Major Owens ~


Happiness lies neither in vice nor in virtue; but in the manner we appreciate the one and the other, and the choice we make pursuant to our individual organization.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


If, when you charged a person with his faults, you credited him with his virtues too, you would probably like everybody.
~By Lawrence G. Lovasik ~


Women's virtue is man's greatest invention.
~By Cornelia Otis Skinner ~


Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition, but it has its curious rewards. There is a sense of getting somewhere fast, which satisfies a native American urge.
~By James Thurber ~


If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom.
~By Leo Strauss ~


In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The only virtue a character needs to possess between hardcovers, even if he bears a real person's name, is vitality: if he comes to life in our imaginations, he passes the test.
~By Stephen Vizinczey ~


My parents and grandparents have always been engaged in teaching or the medical profession or the priesthood, so I've sort of grown up with a sense of complicity in the lives of other people, so there's no virtue in that; it's the way one is raised.
~By Colin Firth ~


For psychological purposes the most important differences in conation are those in virtue of which the object is revealed as sensed or perceived or imaged or remembered or thought.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.
~By William Shakespeare ~


There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Psychologically experienced consciousness is therefore no longer pure consciousness; construed Objectively in this way, consciousness itself becomes something transcendent, becomes an event in that spatial world which appears, by virtue of consciousness, to be transcendent.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art.
~By Margaret Oliphant ~


It is always one's virtues and not one's vices that precipitate one into disaster.
~By Rebecca West ~


Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
~By Charles Dickens ~


Extol Jewish virtue, modern Zionism and the Israeli Defense Forces.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn down from the heavens by modern man, who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source.
~By El Lissitzky ~


When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
~By Aristotle ~


A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do.
~By Plato ~


Solitude cherishes great virtues and destroys little ones.
~By Sydney Smith ~


The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


It is dangerous for mortal beauty, or terrestrial virtue, to be examined by too strong a light. The torch of Truth shows much that we cannot, and all that we would not, see.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


In the midst of vice we are in virtue, and vice versa.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


Christian virtues unite men. Racism separates them.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
~By Rene Descartes ~


Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
~By Albert Camus ~


We are more tied to our faults than to our virtues.
~By Mason Cooley ~


If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.
~By Moliere ~


In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.
~By Herman Melville ~


To say of shame - what is it? Of virtue - we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it's no longer sin.
~By Algernon Charles Swinburne ~


Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


It is safest to be moderately base - to be flexible in shame, and to be always ready for what is generous, good, and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life is no longer a code, but a character.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


So, to praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's own efforts.
~By Nagarjuna ~


Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
~By Indira Gandhi ~


Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
~By Moliere ~


Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
~By Horace Walpole ~


Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.
~By John Dryden ~


Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves.
~By Maximilien Robespierre ~


The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
~By Aristotle ~


Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.
~By Adela Florence Nicolson ~


Faith is the sense of life, that sense by virtue of which man does not destroy himself, but continues to live on. It is the force whereby we live.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.
~By Karl Marx ~


Chinese culture has a lot of virtues that are tremendously valuable to not only us as Asian-Americans, but also the world in general.
~By Martin Yan ~


Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


This idea of selfishness as a virtue, as opposed to generosity: That, to me, is unnatural.
~By Jessica Lange ~


Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
~By Alexander Pope ~


I am and have always been a strong proponent of public education. But by the virtue of its very nature - publicly funded schools cannot offer the type of spiritual education that Catholic schools have long provided.
~By Mark Foley ~


Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it, and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
~By Abraham Cowley ~


The weapon of the Republic is terror, and virtue is its strength.
~By Georg Buchner ~


Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Honor is the reward of virtue.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~

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November 27 ,2020
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