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'Tis all men's office to speak patience To those that wring under the load of sorrow; But no man's virtue nor sufficiency To be so moral when he shall endure The like himself
William Shakespeare
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
Aristotle
Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihood—the virtues that made America. The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Theodore Roosevelt
And virtue, though in rags, will keep me warm
John Dryden
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
Albert Einstein
Assume a virtue if you have it not.
William Shakespeare
Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy.
Benjamin Franklin
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
Edmund Burke
Chastity - you can carry it too far
Mark Twain
Encourage virtue in whatever heart it may have been driven into secrecy and sorrow by the shame and terror of the world.
William Saroyan
Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue
Friedrich von Schiller
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Winston Churchill
He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude
Aristotle
He lives in fame that died in virtue's cause.
William Shakespeare
He possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence; courage without ferocity; and all the virtues of man without his vices
Lord Byron
Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much.
Peter Ustinov
I prefer an interesting vice to a virtue that bores
Moliere
If he does really think that there is no distinction between virtue and vice, why, Sir, when he leaves our houses let us count our spoons
Samuel Johnson
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
Epictetus
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