Quotes by virtue

Quotes 31 till 45 of 369.

  • Robert Hall
    Robert Hall
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    A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
  • Ruth Benedict
    Ruth Benedict
    American anthropologist and folklorist 1887-1948
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    A man's indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude.
  • Edith Wharton
    Edith Wharton
    American Author 1862-1937
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    A New York divorce is in itself a diploma of virtue.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    A pattern has an integrity independent of the medium by virtue of which you have received the information that it exists. Each of the chemical elements is a pattern integrity. Each individual is a pattern integrity. The pattern integrity of the human individual is evolutionary and not static.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975) Pattern Integrity 505.201
  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
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    A political organization is a transferable commodity. You could not find a better way of killing virtue than by packing it into one of these contraptions which some gang of thieves is sure to find useful.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner, but more durable alloy.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
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    Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    All government - indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act - is founded on compromise and barter.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    All people are equal, it is not birth, it is virtue alone that makes the difference.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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    All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.
  • Martin Farquhar Tupper
    Martin Farquhar Tupper
    English writer and poet 1810-1889
    Martin Farquhar Tupper
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    Anger is a noble infirmity; the generous failing of the just; the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
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