Quotes by virtue

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  • Tacitus
    Tacitus
    Roman senator and historian 56-120 AD
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    Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    Prudence is the virtue by which we discern what is proper to do under various circumstances in time and place.
  • Evelyn Waugh
    Evelyn Waugh
    British novelist 1903-1966
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    Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    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.
  • Francesco Petrarca
    Francesco Petrarca
    Italian scholar, humanist and poet 1304-1374
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    Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Ludwig van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
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    Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue.
  • William C. Bryant
    William C. Bryant
    American poet, editor 1794-1878
    William C. Bryant
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    Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    Remove severe restraint and what will become of virtue?
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    Repentance is the virtue of weak minds.
    Source: The Indian Emperor
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    Restraint and discipline and examples of virtue and justice. These are the things that form the education of the world.
  • Richard Buckminster Fuller
    Richard Buckminster Fuller
    American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-1983
    Richard Buckminster Fuller
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    Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
  • Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
  • Margaret Deland
    Margaret Deland
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    Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
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