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Quotes about Virtue

Let these Virtue quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Related topics: Values Wisdom Live-By

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
- Anatole France

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

Who sows virtue reaps honor.
- Leonardo da Vinci

 

The only reward of virtue is virtue;
the only way to have a friend is to be one.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu


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Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge
on their children rather than virtue,
the art of speaking well rather than doing well;
but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

A thankful heart is the greatest virtue.
- Cicero

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue,
a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,
confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes,
but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
- Alfred North Whitehead

I design for real people.
I think of our customers all the time.
There is no virtue whatsoever in creating clothing
or accessories that are not practical.
- Giorgio Armani

Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked
than it is loved by the good.
- The Buddha

Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
- David Starr Jordan

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide,
and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
- Robert Hall

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for
the education of its virtue.
- Plato

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue,
but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice;
it whitens only the hair.
- Ira Gershwin

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

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

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love,
truth, virtue, and beauty.
- Shinichi Suzuki

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.
- Akhenaton

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
- Indira Gandhi

Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
- Ayn Rand

Too much virtue can be criminal.
- Jean Racine

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness,
and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
- Hippocrates

To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind
to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem...
ridiculous.
- William Hazlitt

The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.
- F. H. Bradley

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.
- George Washington

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.
- Thomas Paine

Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly
extinguished in the heart;
nor will moderation be utterly exiled from the minds of tyrants.
- Edmund Burke

My whole mood or sense can change by virtue of the
music that I'm listening to.
It really does affect me on a visceral and emotional level.
- Kiefer Sutherland

We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which
is achieved without either.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
- Joseph Addison

Silence is the virtue of fools.
- Francis Bacon

Common tyrants, and public oppressors,
are not intitled to obedience from their subjects,
by virtue of any thing here laid down by the inspired apostle.
- Jonathan Mayhew

When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue,
but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of
human life is no longer a code,
but a character.
- E. Stanley Jones

Blind submission in women is considered a virtue,
while submission to wrong is itself wrong,
and resistance to wrong is virtue alike in women as in man.
- Ernestine Rose

Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue:
it is an intellectual crime.
- Imre Lakatos

Man cannot be uplifted; he must be seduced into virtue.
- Don Marquis

Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady,
but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
- Charles Revson

Our failings sometimes bind us to one another as closely as could virtue itself.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a
certain moral character in his fellow citizens,
namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
- Aristotle

The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement,
in the overwhelming virtue of diversity,
these were our religion.
My parents worshipped those ideals.
- Jonathan Lethem

I am a very conscientious golfer.
I count every stroke.
I learned to play that way.
That is the only way I can play.
It taught me to be honest.
There is no greater virtue than honesty.
- Martin Sheen

The first task in teaching is to bring to consciousness
what the students already believe by virtue of their
personal experiences about themselves and society.
- Paul Wellstone

In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money,
virtue before beauty, the mind before the body;
then thou hast a wife,
a friend, a companion, a second self.
- William Penn

Of the unjust rights which in virtue of this ceremony
an iniquitous law gives me over the person and property of another,
I cannot legally, but I can morally,
divest myself.
- Robert Dale Owen

Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light,
though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk.
- John Milton

If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist;
but if virtue have the advantage,
arbitrary power cannot be established.
- Algernon Sidney

To be really great in little things,
to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life,
is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature
and moderation and reason.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Virtue looks good but it only suits imposing figures.
- Frank Wedekind

Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition,
but it has its curious rewards.
There is a sense of getting somewhere fast,
which satisfies a native American urge.
- James Thurber

The better one is morally the less aware they are of their virtue.
- James Anthony Froude

Elegance is inferior to virtue.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light;
although it passes among the impure,
it is not polluted.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine

Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Were there no desire there would be no virtue,
and because one man desires what another does not,
who shall say whether the child of his desire be Vice or Virtue?
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

It is the hour to be drunken!
to escape being the martyred slaves of time,
be ceaselessly drunk.
On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
- Charles Baudelaire

Natural ability without education has more often raised
a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
- Marcus Aurelius

Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity.
Cheerfulness itself is a virtue.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

We are apt to love praise, but not deserve it.
But if we would deserve it, we must love virtue more than that.
- William Penn

For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends
to preserve and improve the species:
in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice.
- Erwin Schrodinger

Women's virtue is man's greatest invention.
- Cornelia Otis Skinner

He who exercises government by means of his virtue
may be compared to the north polar star,
which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
- Confucius


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