Virtue Quotes

Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.

Maya Angelou

Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.

G. K. Chesterton

The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.


The cardinal virtue of a teacher (is) to protect the pupil from his own influence

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.

Joseph Addison

Great necessities call out great virtues.

Abigail Adams

If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.

Edmund Burke

Virtue is like health: the harmony of the whole man.

Thomas Carlyle

Virtue is its own reward.

Marcus T. Cicero

A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The excess of virtue is a vice.

Greek Proverb

Unless I accept my faults I will most certainly doubt my virtues.

Hugh Prather

Any of us can achieve virtue, if by virtue we merely mean the avoidance of the vices that do not attract us.

Robert S. Lynd

To many people virtue consists chiefly in repenting faults, not in avoiding them.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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