Quotes by virtue

Quotes 151 till 165 of 369.

  • Diogenes of Sinope
    Diogenes of Sinope
    Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy 412BC-323BC
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    Modesty is the color of virtue.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Most dangerous is that temptation that doth good us on to sin to loving virtue.
  • Natalie Clifford Barney
    Natalie Clifford Barney
    American-born French Author 1876-1972
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    Most virtue is a demand for greater seduction.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
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    No man, perhaps, is so wicked as to commit evil for its own sake. Evil is generally committed under the hope of some advantage the pursuit of virtue seldom obtains. Yet the most successful result of the most virtuous heroism is never without its alloy.
  • No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    Nobody should trust their virtue with necessity, the force of which is never known till it is felt, and it is therefore one of the first duties to avoid the temptation of it.
  • Ben Jonson
    Ben Jonson
    British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
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    Not to know vice at all, and keep true state,
    Is virtue, and not fate:
    Next to that virtue is to know vice well,
    And her black spite expel.
    Source: The Works of Ben Jonson, First Folio Epode, lines 1-4.
  • Remy de Gourmont
    Remy de Gourmont
    French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
    Remy de Gourmont
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    Nothing exists except by virtue of a disequilibrium, an injustice. All existence is a theft paid for by other existences; no life flowers except on a cemetery.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
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    Nothing in our times has become so unattractive as virtue.
  • Rita Mae Brown
    Rita Mae Brown
    American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
    Rita Mae Brown
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    Novelty is not necessarily a virtue.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    Of all the benefits which virtue confers on us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest.
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