virtue

Virtue quotes
Virtue
When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember, that virtue is not hereditary.

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

- Cicero
The greatest art of a politician is to render vice serviceable to the cause of virtue.

- Bolingbroke, Henry
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.

- Aristotle
I add this, that rational ability without education has more often raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability

- Cicero, Marcus T.
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.

- Cicero, Marcus T.
Many writers who choose to be active in the world lose not virtue but time, and that stillness without which literature cannot be made.

- Vidal, Gore
If there be no nobility of descent in a nation, all the more indispensable is it that there should be nobility of ascent -- a character in them that bear rule, so fine and high and pure, that as men come within the circle of its influence, they involuntarily pay homage to that which is the one pre-eminent distinction, the Royalty of Virtue.

- Potter, Henry Codman
It drives on with a courage which is stronger than the storm. It drives on with a mercy which does not quail in the presence of death. It drives on as proof, a symbol, a testimony that man is created in the image of God and that valour and virtue have not perished in the British race.

- Winston Churchill
The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent.

- Dahlberg, Edward
Settle it in your minds, young people, that the first and the last of all virtues and graces which God can give is Self-Control, as necessary for the saint and the sage lest they become fanatics and pedants, as for the young in the hey-day of youth and health.

- Sermons on David. 1866.
FIDELITY, n. A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.

- Ambrose Bierce
VIRTUES, n.pl. Certain abstentions.

- Ambrose Bierce
Perhaps we are wiser, less foolish and more far-seeing than we were two hundred years ago. But we are still imperfect in all these things, and since the turn of the century it has been remarked that neither wisdom nor virtue have increased as rapidly as the need for both.

- Joseph Wood Krutch
God will certainly reward virtue and punish vice, either here or hereafter.

- Franklin, Benjamin
The hero draws inspiration from the virtue of his ancestors.

- Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
There are very few women in society whose virtue outlasts their beauty.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Terror is nothing other than justice, prompt, severe, inflexible; it is therefore an emanation of virtue; it is not so much a special principle as it is a consequence of the general principle of democracy applied to our country's most urgent needs.

- Maximilien Robespierre
People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so happy.

- Galbraith, John Kenneth
Repudiating the virtues of your world, criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe. They agree to live in it. The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it.

- Genet, Jean



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