Virtue Quotes


116 Virtue quotes:



"Virtue that wavers is not virtue."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"Rare virtues are like rare plants or animals, things that have not been able to hold their own in the world. A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner but more durable metal."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"Virtue is the only true nobility."
Author: Fuller Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"Wickedness is always easier than virtue, for it takes a short cut to everything."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"Virtuous and vicious everyone must be; few in extremes, but all in degree."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"It is as hard to satirize well a man of distinguished vices, as to praise well a man of distinguished virtues."
Author: Swift Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"Virtue has never been as respectable as money."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"The virtue in most request is conformity."
"The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him."
"I have never seen a man as fond of virtue as of women."
"The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue."
"Public virtue cannot exist in a nation without private, and public virtue is the only foundation of republics"
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"It is the admirer of himself, and not the admirer of virtue, that thinks himself superior to others"
Author: Plutarch Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"He left a Corsair's name to other times, / Linked with one virtue, and a thousand crimes."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"The virtues of society are vices of the saint. The terror of reform is the discovery that we must cast away our virtues, or what we have always esteemed such, into the same pit that has consumed our grosser vices."
"To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"The only reward of virtue is virtue."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"What this illustrates is the virtue of being more plain-spoken and the dangers when you are not."
Author: Blinder Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes


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