Quotations About Virtue Page 2
Virtue is insufficient temptation.
George Bernard Shaw
The excess of virtue is a vice.
Beware of making your moral staple consist of the negative virtues.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau
He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place.
Charles Caleb Colton