Quotes by virtue
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Diogenes of Sinope
Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy 412BC-323BC
Modesty is the color of virtue.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Most dangerous is that temptation that doth good us on to sin to loving virtue.
Natalie Clifford Barney
American-born French Author 1876-1972
Most virtue is a demand for greater seduction.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
British artist 1786-1846
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
English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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.
British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
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
French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
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.
American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
Nothing in our times has become so unattractive as virtue.
Rita Mae Brown
American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
Novelty is not necessarily a virtue.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
Of all the benefits which virtue confers on us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest.
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