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Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.
Sometimes, idealistic people are put off the whole business of networking as something tainted by flattery and the pursuit of selfish advantage. But virtue in obscurity is rewarded only in Heaven. To succeed in this world you have to be known to people.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue.
There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force... We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter.
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.
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
Henry A. Kissinger
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Every life is a march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
William Butler Yeats
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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