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It is a natural virtue incident to our sex to be pitiful of those that are afflicted.
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.
Phillip E. Johnson
Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue.
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
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.
Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them.
No one can be saved - in virtue of what he can do. Everyone can be saved - in virtue of what God can do.
The advantages found in history seem to be of three kinds, as it amuses the fancy, as it improves the understanding, and as it strengthens virtue.
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.
When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life is no longer a code, but a character.
E. Stanley Jones
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.
To every object there correspond an ideally closed system of truths that are true of it and, on the other hand, an ideal system of possible cognitive processes by virtue of which the object and the truths about it would be given to any cognitive subject.
If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom.
Who sows virtue reaps honor.
Leonardo da Vinci
Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Ascetics and fakirs come to mitigate human suffering; to heal us and lead us on the path. They put up with criticism; they go through many worldly trials. Some of them have even become martyrs for our sake. But they have done all this with a smile and with gratitude to God. Hence sacrifice is a great virtue.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
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 very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.
Marquis de Sade
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.
Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.
John F. Kennedy
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