Quotes by virtue

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  • St. Thomas Aquinas
    St. Thomas Aquinas
    Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest 1225-1274
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    Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    Happiness lies neither in vice nor in virtue; but in the manner we appreciate the one and the other, and the choice we make pursuant to our individual organization.
  • Franklin Pierce Adams
    Franklin Pierce Adams
    American columnist, well known by his initials F.P.A., and wit 1881-1960
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    Hast thou virtue? Acquire also the graces and beauties of virtue.
    Source: Poor Richard
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
  • David Hume
    David Hume
    Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
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    Heaven and Hell suppose two distinct species of men,
    the Good and the Bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
  • Caleb Cushing
    Caleb Cushing
    American Democratic politician and diplomat 1800-1879
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    Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this government is a republican one, resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People.
  • Aaron Hill
    Aaron Hill
    English dramatist and writer 1685-1750
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    Hide not thy tears; weep boldly, and be proud to give the flowing virtue manly way; it is nature's mark to know an honest heart by.
  • High birth is an accident, not a virtue.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Higher education is not necessarily a guarantee of higher virtue.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Honor is the reward of virtue.
  • Erik H. Erikson
    Erik H. Erikson
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    Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    How great, my friends, is the virtue of living upon a little!
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
    Adam Smith
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    Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
    William S. Burroughs
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    Humility is indeed beatness, a compulsory virtue that no one exhibits unless he has to.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Humility is of central importance; I think it's an underappreciated virtue in the contemporary discussion of law and politics.
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