Blushing is the color of virtue.
Virtue is insufficient temptation.
Virtue is praised, but hated. People run from it, for it is ice-cold and in this world you have to keep your feet warm.
He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place.
All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance.
Virtue would not go to such lengths if vanity did not keep her company.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
A man hasn't got a corner on virtue just because his shoes are shined.
The power of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special efforts, but by his ordinary doing
I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The scriptures assure me that at the last day we shall not be examined on what we thought but what we did.
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
The rich man is always sold to the institution which makes him rich. Absolutely speaking, the more money, the less virtue.
Creative thinking may mean simply the realization that there's no particular virtue in doing things the way they always have been done
We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke strops our vice.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Flirting is the sin of the virtuous and the virtue of the sinful.
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.
Woman's virtue is man's greatest invention.
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Pride thyself on what virtue thou hast, and not on thy parentage
Patience is a virtue, Virtue is a grace; Both put together Make a very pretty face
Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright
Original thoughts can be understood only in virtue of the unoriginal elements which they contain.