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Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
I am suggesting that as we go through life, we 'accentuate the positive.' I am asking that we look a little deeper for the good, that we still our voices of insult and sarcasm, that we more generously compliment and endorse virtue and effort.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.
Henry Anatole Grunwald
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.
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.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Try to keep your soul always in peace and quiet, always ready for whatever our Lord may wish to work in you. It is certainly a higher virtue of the soul, and a greater grace, to be able to enjoy the Lord in different times and different places than in only one.
Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving 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
Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.
Marquis de Sade
Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.
What can everyone do? Praise and blame. This is human virtue, this is human madness.
When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
Humility was considered a great virtue in my family household. No show of complacency or self-satisfaction was ever tolerated. Patting yourself on the back was definitely not encouraged, and pleasure or pride would be punishable by death.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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