Quotes by virtue

Quotes 226 till 240 of 369.

  • Sallust
    Sallust
    Roman historian 86-34 BC
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    The glory that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    The great must submit to the dominion of prudence and of virtue, or none will long submit to the dominion of the great.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    The great virtue in life is real courage that knows how to face facts and live beyond them.
  • Henry Bolingbroke
    Henry Bolingbroke
    British politician 1678-1751
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    The greatest art of a politician is to render vice serviceable to the cause of virtue.
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
    Anatole France
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    The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
  • Thornton T. Munger
    Thornton T. Munger
    American scientist and environmentalist 1883-1975
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    The habit of saving is itself an education. It fosters every virtue, teaches self-denial, cultivates the sense of order, trains to forethought, and so broadens the mind.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
    Marcus Aurelius
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    The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    The hero draws inspiration from the virtue of his ancestors.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
    Baruch Spinoza
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    The highest endeavor of the mind, and the highest virtue, is to understand things by intuition.
    Source: Ethics
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    The highest panegyric, therefore, that private virtue can receive, is the praise of servants.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    The highest virtue is always against the law.
    Source: Conduct of Life (1876) Worship
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    The love of economy is the root of all virtue.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
    Edward Dahlberg
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    The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent.
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