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Quotes for: virtue



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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.”
John Locke
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.”
Baruch Spinoza
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If virtue precede us every step will be safe.”
Seneca
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Silver is worth less than gold, gold less than virtue.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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Virtue will not be followed but for herself; and, if we sometimes borrow her mask for some other occasion, she presently pulls it off again.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.”
Francis Bacon
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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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Among moral qualities, true virtue alone is sublime.”
Immanuel Kant
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Virtue is in the heart, and nowhere else.”
Voltaire
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A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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The Sage will bear the name of insane, and the Just the name of unjust, if in their search for Virtue they go beyond what is sufficient.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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Consistency is the foundation of virtue.”
Francis Bacon
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Virtue is the same both for men and for women.”
Antisthenes
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O philosophy, life’s guide! O searcher-out of virtue and expeller of vices! What could we and every age of men have been without thee? Thou hast produced cities; thou hast called men scattered about into the social enjoyment of life.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.”
Anatole France
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Virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth comes from virtue.”
Plato - Apology of Socrates
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Character is the virtue of hard times.”
Charles de Gaulle
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We need greater virtues to sustain good than evil fortune.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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This clemency of which they make a merit, arises oftentimes from vanity, sometimes from idleness, oftentimes from fear, and almost always from all three combined. ”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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What we term virtue is often but a mass of various actions and divers interests, which fortune, or our own industry, manage to arrange; and it is not always from valour or from chastity that men are brave, and women chaste.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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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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Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.”
Baruch Spinoza
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Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.”
Plato
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