Virtue Quotes

All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.

Aristotle

Virtue is an angel, but she is a blind one, and must ask Knowledge to show her the pathway that leads to her goal.

Horace Mann

Few people have the virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

George Washington

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.

C.S. Lewis

We do not place especial value on the possession of a virtue until we notice its total absence in our opponent.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Virtue has never been as respectable as money

Mark Twain

Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.

Confucius

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.

Anatole France

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.

Oscar Wilde

Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.

G. K. Chesterton

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

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Martin H. Fischer

Virtue is insufficient temptation.

George Bernard Shaw

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.

Voltaire

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.

Lao Tzu

When will you understand that being normal isn't necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage.

Unknown

The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so.

Plato

Beauty without virtue is like a rose without scent.

Proverb

Who sows virtue reaps honor.

Leonardo da Vinci

A virtuous person is better than virtue and a vicious person is worse than vice.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Princes may make laws and repeal them, but they can neither make nor destroy virtue, and how indeed should they be able to do what is impossible to the Deity himself? Virtue being as immutable in its nature as the divine will which is the ground of it.

Ethan Allen

Some vices miss what is right because they are deficient, others because they are excessive, in feelings or in actions, while virtue finds and chooses the mean.

Aristotle

The good citizen need not of necessity possess the virtue which makes a good man.

Aristotle

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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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