Fidelity. A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
FIDELITY, n. A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
Fidelity is a virtue which should be frequently proved, but not always.
However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Modesty in woman is a virtue most deserving, since we do all we can to cure her of it.
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
Modesty is the citadel of beauty and virtue.
Virtue herself is her own fairest reward.
Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem.
He is man whose heart is spirited and eyes are wet each moment on account of the sorrow, compassion, virtue, beauty, and nobility that decorate this world.
Courage is a virtue only so far as it is directed by prudence.
Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.
The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.
By virtue of exchange, one man's prosperity is beneficial to all others.
Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly be corrupt.
Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
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.
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles.