141 Total Quotes

Virtue Quotes

It is easy enough to be virtuous When nothing tempts you to stray; When without or within No voice of sin Is luring your soul away. But it is only a negative virtue until it is tried by fire. For the soul that is worth the treasures of the earth is the soul that resists desire.
Ella Wilcox
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What this illustrates is the virtue of being more plain-spoken and the dangers when you are not.
Alan Blinder
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Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.
David Jordan
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Mona Lisa is the only beauty who went through history and retained her reputation.
Will Rogers
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Christian Nevell Bovee
The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.
Christian Nevell Bovee
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Mark Twain
Be virtuous and you will be eccentric.
Mark Twain
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Sathya Baba
Whatever happens, the path of virtue should not be given up.
Sathya Baba
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Sathya Baba
Virtue is the wealth to be won.
Sathya Baba
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Benjamin Franklin
God will certainly reward virtue and punish vice, either here or hereafter.
Benjamin Franklin
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George W. Bush
If we've learned anything in the past quarter century, it is that we cannot federalize virtue.
George W. Bush
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Granth Sahib
They all call themselves virtuous, but I have no virtue at all.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
Without the Guru, spiritual wisdom is not obtained; other tastes are poison. Without virtue, nothing is of any use. The taste of Maya is bland and insipid.
Granth Sahib
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
The virtues of society are vices of the saint. The terror of reform is the discovery that we must cast away our virtues, or what we have always esteemed such, into the same pit that has consumed our grosser vices.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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George Bernard Shaw
Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world.
George Bernard Shaw
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Christian Nevell Bovee
If one is not virtuous he becomes vicious.
Christian Nevell Bovee
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Virtue alone outbuilds the Pyramids; Her monuments shall last when Egypt's fall
Edward Young
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Nothing in our times has become so unattractive as virtue.
Edward Dahlberg
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For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women.
Elizabeth Blackwell
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Weed -- a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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William Congreve
For 'tis some virtue, virtue to commend.
William Congreve
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William Congreve
I chiefly made it my own care to initiate her very infancy in the rudiments of virtue, and to impress upon her tender years a young odium and aversion to the very sight of men.
William Congreve
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William Cowper
When was public virtue to be found when private was not?
William Cowper
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William Hazlitt
The greatest offence against virtue is to speak ill of it.
William Hazlitt
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Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
David Jordan
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Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure; but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake, we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure, because we can never have the virtue.
Cardinal Newman
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 Confucius, ,
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
Confucius, ,
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I have never seen a man as fond of virtue as of women.
Confucius, ,
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A laugh costs too much when bought at the expense of virtue.
Marcus Quintilian
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George Bernard Shaw
What is virtue but the Trade Unionism of the married?
George Bernard Shaw
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Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.
Laurence Hope
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