Quotes by virtue
Quotes 181 till 195 of 369.
Roman senator and historian 56-120 AD
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
Prudence is the virtue by which we discern what is proper to do under various circumstances in time and place.
British novelist 1903-1966
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
English poet 1612-1680
Rare virtues are like rare plants or animals, things that have not been able to hold their own in the world. A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner but more durable metal.
Italian scholar, humanist and poet 1304-1374
Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
Ludwig van Beethoven
German composer 1770-1827
Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
English writer and poet 1803-1873
Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue.
William C. Bryant
American poet, editor 1794-1878
Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
Remove severe restraint and what will become of virtue?
English poet and playwright 1631-1700
Repentance is the virtue of weak minds.Source: The Indian Emperor
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
Restraint and discipline and examples of virtue and justice. These are the things that form the education of the world.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-1983
Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.