Quotes by virtue
Quotes 106 till 120 of 369.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
Hypocrisy is the homage that vice pays to virtue.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
I am as comfortless as a pilgrim with peas in his shoes - and as cold as Charity, Chastity or any other Virtue.
Carl Gustav Jung
Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
I cannot love anyone if I hate myself. That is the reason why we feel so extremely uncomfortable in the presence of people who are noted for their special virtuousness, for they radiate an atmosphere of the torture they inflict on themselves. That is not a virtue but a vice.
English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat.
Russian writer 1890-1960
I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value. Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
I have never seen a man as fond of virtue as of women.
First president of the US 1732-1799
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
American actor 1972-
I want to present interesting stories that don't qualify themselves just by virtue of their ethnographic type.
American politician, businessman, and author 1909-1998
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in pursuit of justice is no virtue.
English writer 1709-1784
If he really thinks there is no distinction between vice and virtue, when he leaves our houses let us count our spoons.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
If prosperity is regarded as the reward of virtue it will be regarded as the symptom of virtue.
British poet 1592-1644
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
English politician 1623-1683
If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist; but if virtue have the advantage, arbitrary power cannot be established.
President of the US 1924-
If we've learned anything in the past quarter century, it is that we cannot federalize virtue.
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