Virtue Quotes

Confucius - to be able under all circumstances to practice...
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

Silver and gold are not the only coin virtue too passes current all over the world.
Euripides
If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.
Samuel Butle
George bernard shaw - the love of money is the root of all virtue....
The great virtue in life is real courage that knows how to face facts and live beyond them.
D. H. Lawrence

Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
George Bancroft
It still remains true that no justification of virtue will enable a man to be virtuous.
C. S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man
Virtue extends our days: he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
Marcus Valerius Martialis, Epigrams
Virtue extends our days he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
Virtue has its own reward, but no box office.
Mae West
Stimulate the heart to love, and all other virtues will rise of their own accord.
W. T. Ussery
Ludwig van beethoven - recommend to your children virtue that alone can...
What men call good fellowship is commonly but the virtue of pigs in a litter which lie close together to keep each other warm.
Henry David Thoreau
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Seneca
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
George Washington
Is virtue a thing remote I wish to be virtuous, and lo Virtue is at hand.
Confucius
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.
Voltaire
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Sir Francis Bacon
There are very few women in society whose virtue outlasts their beauty.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Reflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales
Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.
George Bernard Shaw
The only reward of virtue is virtue the only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Blushing is the color of virtue.
Laertius Diogenes
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch, Morals
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
Francis Quarles
Not to be cheered by praise, Not to be grieved by blame, But to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers Are the characteristics of an excellent man.
Saskya Pandita
There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.
Thomas Jefferson
Virtue has never been as respectable as money.
Mark Twain
Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Courage and modesty are the most unequivocal of virtues, for they are of a kind that hypocrisy cannot imitate they too have this quality in common, that they are expressed by the same color.
Johann von Goethe
He is ill clothed, who is bare of virtue.
Benjamin Franklin
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts, therefore guard accordingly; and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue, and reasonable nature.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Is virtue a thing remote? I wish to be virtuous, and lo! Virtue is at hand.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
There is no being of any race who, if he finds the proper guide, cannot attain to virtue.
Cicero
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.
Sallust
I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
Cato the Elde
All government - - Indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act - - Is founded on compromise and barter.
Edmund Burke, Speech on the Conciliation of America
The home is the chief school of human virtues.
William Ellery Channing
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Rene Descartes
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius