Quotes by virtue

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  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini
    Italian politician and journalist 1883-1945
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    It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity; for smiles and embroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is often dressed for show in painted honor, and fictitious benevolence.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
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    It must be admitted that the conception of virtue cannot be separated from the conception of happinessproducing conduct.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Know than this truth (enough for man to know): I virtue alone is happinea below.
    Source: Essay on Man
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Knowledge is porportionate to being... You know in virtue of what you are.
  • Harriet Martineau
    Harriet Martineau
    British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
    Harriet Martineau
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    Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
  • Francois René de Chateaubriand
    Francois René de Chateaubriand
    French writer, politician, diplomat and historian 1768-1848
    Francois René de Chateaubriand
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    Let us not disdain glory too much; nothing is finer, except virtue. The height of happiness would be to unite both in this life.
  • Paul Gauguin
    Paul Gauguin
    French artist 1848-1903
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    Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
    Gore Vidal
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    Many writers who choose to be active in the world lose not virtue but time, and that stillness without which literature cannot be made.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
  • Henry Kissinger
    Henry Kissinger
    American politician 1923-
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    Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
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