Quotes by virtue
Quotes 136 till 150 of 369.
Italian politician and journalist 1883-1945
It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.
English writer 1709-1784
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.
British Philosopher 1820-1903
It must be admitted that the conception of virtue cannot be separated from the conception of happinessproducing conduct.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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.
English poet 1688-1744
Know than this truth (enough for man to know): I virtue alone is happinea below.Source: Essay on Man
English poet 1688-1744
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
English writer 1894-1963
Knowledge is porportionate to being... You know in virtue of what you are.
British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
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
French writer, politician, diplomat and historian 1768-1848
Let us not disdain glory too much; nothing is finer, except virtue. The height of happiness would be to unite both in this life.
French artist 1848-1903
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
English writer 1874-1936
Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.
American writer and criticus 1925-
Many writers who choose to be active in the world lose not virtue but time, and that stillness without which literature cannot be made.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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.
English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
American politician 1923-
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
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