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60+ Virtue Quotes And Sayings

Virtue means something special in someone's or something's character. Virtue usually refers to good qualities in nature. This is a collection of 63 Virtue quotes and sayings.



Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful. - William Shakespeare
True virtue is life under the direction of reason. - Baruch Spinoza
Quietness is the beginning of virtue. To be silent is to be beautiful. Stars do not make a noise. - James Stephens
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort. - Confucius
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly. - Aristotle
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall. - William Shakespeare
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will. - Thomas Aquinas
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. - C. S. Lewis
Virtue is harmony. - Pythagoras
Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows. - Robert Green Ingersoll
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors. - Confucius
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave. - Indira Gandhi
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem. - Jane Porter
Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright. - Van Wyck Brooks
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Tolerance is a virtue that depends upon peace and strength. - Charles Lindbergh
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue. - Joseph Addison
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character. - Baruch Spinoza
Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man. - Adam Smith
Empathy is a virtue, but it should not be a guiding judicial principle. - Gary Bauer
The practice of patience in crafting and process is a virtue that needs to come back. - Zac Posen
Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us. - Benjamin Rush
Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do. - Plato
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom. - Aristotle
Virtue is insufficient temptation. - George Bernard Shaw
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Every life is a march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice. - Lyman Abbott
Virtue is the fount whence honour springs. - Christopher Marlowe
Elegance is inferior to virtue. - Mary Shelley
Virtue by premeditation isn't worth much. - Georg C. Lichtenberg
Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here. - Philip Massinger
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set. - Francis Bacon
Uncommon valor was a common virtue. - Chester W. Nimitz
Perseverance is a virtue that cannot be understated. - Bob Riley
Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. - David Starr Jordan
Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Humility is a virtue, and it is a virtue innate in guests. - Max Beerbohm
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk. - John Milton
The rewards of virtue alone abide secure. - Sophocles
Virtue can only flourish among equals. - Mary Wollstonecraft
Tenderness is a virtue. - Oliver Goldsmith
Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue. - Grover Norquist
Every complete man has his genius. True virtue is genius. - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Most virtue is a demand for greater seduction. - Natalie Clifford Barney
Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue. - Anatole France
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue. - Baruch Spinoza
Virtue is the truest nobility. - Miguel de Cervantes
Cheapness is a great virtue. - Bill Bryson
Failing to see the point is not a virtue. - Howard Jacobson
Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it. - E. W. Howe
Superior virtue must be the fruit of superior intelligence. - William Godwin
What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow. - Henry Fielding
The world is a diverse place. Nobody has a monopoly on virtue or wisdom. - Lee Hsien Loong
Compassion is not a popular virtue. - Karen Armstrong
Virtue looks good but it only suits imposing figures. - Frank Wedekind
Conscience is the sentinel of virtue. Johann Kaspar - Lavater
Too much virtue can be criminal. - Jean Racine
When virtue is at liberty, so to some extent is vice. - Barbara Amiel
Virtue consisted in avoiding scandal and venereal disease. - Robert Cecil
No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic. - John Robert Seeley
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. - George Washington
Your stockings prove your virtues. Be certain they are clean and free of tears. - Emilie Autumn
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