Virtue Quotes

Virtue is insufficient temptation.

George Bernard Shaw

Sin is commitable in thought, word or deed; so is virtue.

Martin H. Fischer

A woman can defend her virtue from men much more easily than she can protect her reputation from women

Elbert Hubbard

Virtue is never left to stand alone. He who has it will have neighbors.

Confucius

Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and of life.

Henri Frederic Amiel

A political organization is a transferable commodity. You could not find a better way of killing virtue than by packing it into one of these contraptions which some gang of thieves is sure to find useful.

John Jay Chapman

What then have I done? What, except yield to a natural feeling, inspired by beauty, sanctioned by virtue and kept at all times within the bounds of respect. It's innocent expression prompted not by hope but by trust.

Vicomte de Valmont

True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. It is a great virtue: it covers folly, keeps secrets, avoids disputes, and prevents sin.

William Penn

Failure seems to be regarded as the one unpardonable crime, success as the all-redeeming virtue, the acquisition of wealth as the single worthy aim of life. The hair-raising revelations of skullduggery and grand-scale thievery merely incite others to surpass by yet bolder outrages and more corrupt combinations.

Charles Francis Adams II

Anger is a noble infirmity; the generous failing of the just; the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue

Martin Farquhar Tupper

Five things constitute perfect virtue: gravity, magnanimity, earnestness, sincerity and kindness.

Confucius

Five things constitute perfect virtue: gravity, magnanimity, earnestness, sincerity and kindness.

Confucius

Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.

Unknown

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

Buddha

The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend or by fiend, by prayer or by wine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The power of man's virtue should not be measured by his special efforts, but by his ordinary doings.

Blaise Pascal 1623

The best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.

Bertrand Russell 1872

By the accident of fortune a man may rule the world for a time, but by virtue of love and kindness he may rule the world forever.

Lao-Tze

By the accident of fortune a man may rule the world for a time, but by virtue of love and kindness he may rule the world forever.

Lao-Tze

Who sows virtue reaps honor.

Leonardo da Vinci

The best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.

Bertrand Russell

The best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.

Bertrand Russell

Who hath not known ill fortune, never knew himself, or his own virtue.

Mallett

Five things constitute perfect virtue: gravity, magnanimity, earnestness, sincerity and kindness.

Confucius
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