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Quotations About Virtue

A virtuous wife is a man's best treasure.
Muhammad
The Sayings of Muhammad, 418


Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
David Star Jordan
The Philosophy of Despair


Virtue is praised, but hated. People run from it, for it is ice-cold and in this world you have to keep your feet warm.
Denis Diderot
Rameau's Nephew, 1762


Modesty and unselfishness - these are virtues which men praise - and pass by.
André Maurois
Ariel, 1924


Virtue is an angel, but she is a blind one, and must ask Knowledge to show her the pathway that leads to her goal.
Horace Mann
"Thoughts for a Young Man," 1859


Sin is commitable in thought, word or deed; so is virtue.
Martin H. Fischer


Virtue is insufficient temptation.
George Bernard Shaw


The excess of virtue is a vice.
Greek Proverb


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.
Baruch Spinoza


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