Quotes by virtue
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St. Thomas Aquinas
Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest 1225-1274
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.
Marquis de Sade
French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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
American columnist, well known by his initials F.P.A., and wit 1881-1960
Hast thou virtue? Acquire also the graces and beauties of virtue.Source: Poor Richard
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
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.
American Democratic politician and diplomat 1800-1879
Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this government is a republican one, resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People.
English dramatist and writer 1685-1750
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.
English writer 1894-1963
Higher education is not necessarily a guarantee of higher virtue.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
Honor is the reward of virtue.
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.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
How great, my friends, is the virtue of living upon a little!
Scottish Economist 1723-1790
Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.
William S. Burroughs
American writer and artist 1914-1997
Humility is indeed beatness, a compulsory virtue that no one exhibits unless he has to.
American legal scholar 1954-
Humility is of central importance; I think it's an underappreciated virtue in the contemporary discussion of law and politics.
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