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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.
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
What can everyone do? Praise and blame. This is human virtue, this is human madness.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
Blushing is the color of virtue.
In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.
R. Buckminster Fuller
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity. Cheerfulness itself is a virtue.
Lawrence G. Lovasik
Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
By virtue of being born to humanity, every human being has a right to the development and fulfillment of his potentialities as a human being.
Morals are built on religious faith. Virtue is built on morality and influences a culture.
My hope is that people begin to understand what the fiscal realities are - how economic virtue differs from political virtue - and develop a realization of their individual economic philosophy in comparison to their perceived political ideology.
Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.
Miguel de Cervantes
Man may aspire to virtue, but he cannot reasonably aspire to truth.
In a state therefore of great equality and virtue, where pure and simple manners prevailed, the increase of the human species would evidently be much greater than any increase that has been hitherto known.
A ruler makes use of the majority and neglects the minority, and so he does not devote himself to virtue but to law.
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today? what passions opposed? what temptation resisted? what virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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.
The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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