Alexander Alekhine - A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
[ Beam Child Eternal Infinite Possibilities Sunlight Virtue Yet]
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Jean Alesi - Every life is a march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.
[ Every Innocence Life March Temptation Through Vice Virtue]
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Archibald Alexander - Every life is march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.
[ Every Innocence Life March Temptation Through Vice Virtue]
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Lance Armstrong - The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money.
[ Career Comparable Easy Finally First Later Money Others Pleasure Virtue Woman Write Writer]
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Roy Ayers - Great necessities call out great virtues.
[ Call Great Necessities Out Virtues]
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Sai Baba - Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.
[ Call Experience Fruit Great Leisure Lessons Necessities Out Penetration Retirement Virtues Wisdom]
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Lawrence Barrett - All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
[ America Arise Circulation Coin Confederation Confusion Constitution Credit Defects Distress Downright Honor Ignorance Much Nature Perplexities Their Virtue Want]
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August Bebel - A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
[ Believes Both His Man Must Own Side Stupid Truth Uncharitable Virtue]
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James Van Der Beek - Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
[ Also Guard Modesty Only Ornament Virtue]
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Brian Behlendorf - Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
[ Affliction Only Others Prosperity Seen Some Virtues]
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Jason Behr - Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly be corrupt.
[ Already Becomes Corrupt Enemy Happiness Less Naturally Quickly Suspicion Suspicious Than Virtue Will]
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Harry Bertoia - Where the roots of private virtue are diseased, the fruit of public probity cannot but be corrupt.
[ Cannot Corrupt Diseased Fruit Private Probity Public Roots Virtue Where]
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Marion Zimmer Bradley - I returned to Jerusalem, and it is by virtue of Jerusalem that I have written all that God has put into my heart and into my pen.
[ God Heart Into Jerusalem Pen Put Returned Virtue Written]
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Bruce Brown - Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide and the mistress of human life.
[ Counsels Give Guide Hear Heart Heed Her Human Lean Life Maxims Mistress Prudence She Store Them Thine Universal Unto Upon Virtues Words]
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Dee Brown - When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
[ Beautiful Brighter Charms Enlighten Heaven Her Influence Lustre Modesty Power Resist Stars Than Vain Virtue Woman]
Topic: Beauty
Nolan Bushnell - You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
[ Charm Conceit Danger Finest Genius Gifts Good Goodness Great Little Long Many Modesty Much Need Overlooked Parading Power Real Spoils Talent Them Virtues Will]
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Jennifer Capriati - For psychological purposes the most important differences in conation are those in virtue of which the object is revealed as sensed or perceived or imaged or remembered or thought.
[ Conation Differences Important Most Object Perceived Psychological Purposes Remembered Revealed Sensed Those Thought Virtue Which]
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Margaret Cavendish - Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
[ Brutes Consider Follow Knowledge Live Made Origins Virtue Were Your]
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Ram Dass - Washington's character was rock solid. He came to stand for the new nation and its republican virtues, which was why he became our first President by unanimous choice.
[ Became Came Character Choice First Nation New Our President Republican Rock Solid Stand Unanimous Virtues Washington Which Why]
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Richard Dawkins - Faith is the virtue by which, clinging-to the faithfulness of God, we lean upon him, so that we may obtain what he gives to us.
[ Faith Faithfulness Gives God Him Lean May Obtain Upon Us Virtue Which]
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Christopher Dawson - From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
[ Act Arises Bears Between Communion Double Exercised Faith God Hearing Hope Love Prayer Referring Religion Spiritual Us Virtues Which Word]
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Daniel Defoe - When virtue is at liberty, so to some extent is vice.
[ Extent Liberty Some Vice Virtue]
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Grey DeLisle - Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority.
[ Art Authority Eloquence Highest Life Maxim Moral Secret True Us Virtue]
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Anita Desai - Self criticism must be my guide to action, and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue, only a procedure.
[ Action Criticism Employment First Guide Itself Must Only Procedure Rule Self Virtue]
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Minnesota Fats - Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
[ Any Because Consistently Courage Important Most Nothing Other Practice Virtue Virtues Without]
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Martin Feldstein - One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
[ Any Born Cannot Consistency Courage Generous Honest Kind Merciful Necessarily Other Potential Practice True Virtue Without]
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Billy Fury - The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.
[ Keep Nature Plastic Purity Subjection Truth Unity Virtues]
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William H. Gass - Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.
[ Attained Good Happiness Man Own Secured Through Virtue Will]
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Crystal Gayle - Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them.
[ Away Does Moral Passions Perfection Regulates Take Them Virtue Wholly]
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John Brown Gordon - There is a tendency around the world today to copy TV culture. And that is not always a virtue.
[ Always Around Copy Culture Tendency Today Tv Virtue World]
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Remy de Gourmont - All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
[ Dealing Justly Summed Up Virtue]
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Katherine Graham - Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
[ Act Acted Art Because Excellence Habit Habituation Rather Repeatedly Rightly Then Those Training Virtue Won]
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Alfred M. Gray - Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
[ Beloved Liberalism Most Varieties Virtues]
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Benny Green - The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
[ Greatest Most Other Persons Those Useful Virtues Which]
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Eva Green - The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
[ Against Complete Formation Ground Habit Indeed Moral Nature Neither Nor Prepares Produced Product Reception Their Then Us Virtues]
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Seth Green - The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
[ Consists Justice Moderation Regulated Virtue Wisdom]
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Brian Greene - Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then they are of all men the least inclined to do so.
[ Best Excel Inclined Least Men Rebel Right Then Those Virtue]
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Paul Greengrass - What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
[ Actions Anxious Certain Character Citizens Disposition Fellow His Moral Most Namely Performance Produce Statesman Virtue Virtuous]
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Lewis Grizzard - I design for real people. I think of our customers all the time. There is no virtue whatsoever in creating clothing or accessories that are not practical.
[ Accessories Clothing Creating Customers Design Our Practical Real Think Time Virtue Whatsoever]
Topic: Design
George Halas - Compassion is not a popular virtue.
[ Compassion Popular Virtue]
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Oscar Hammerstein - In short, all things that please the natural man in this world, are, to a true Christian, only so many crosses and temptations, allurements of sin and snares of death, that continually exercise his virtue.
[ Christian Continually Crosses Death Exercise His Man Many Natural Only Please Short Sin Snares Temptations Things True Virtue World]
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Natalie Imbruglia - Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity, and interrupts the confidence of sinning.
[ Affliction Confidence Corrects Levity School Sinning Virtue]
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Shawn Johnson - 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.
[ Any Appearance Cannot Does Except Exist Foundation Hence Humility Mere Other Soul Virtue Virtues Which]
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Stephanie Tubbs Jones - The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light; although it passes among the impure, it is not polluted.
[ Although Among Impure Light Passes Polluted Sacrament Spiritual Virtue]
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Walid Jumblatt - Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
[ Ability Education Glory Man More Natural Often Raised Than Virtue Without]
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Akhmad Kadyrov - The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
[ Accordingly Care Depends Entertain Guard Happiness Life Nature Notions Quality Reasonable Take Therefore Thoughts Unsuitable Upon Virtue Your]
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Charles Kettering - God has been very good to me, for I never dwell upon anything wrong which a person has done, so as to remember it afterwards. If I do remember it, I always see some other virtue in that person.
[ Afterwards Always Anything Been Done Dwell God Good Never Other Person Remember See Some Upon Very Virtue Which Wrong]
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Kathe Kollwitz - According to the new ethics, virtue is not restrictive but expansive, a sentiment and even an intoxication.
[ According Ethics Even Expansive Intoxication New Restrictive Sentiment Virtue]
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Bill Kovach - The highest proof of virtue is to possess boundless power without abusing it.
[ Abusing Boundless Highest Possess Power Proof Virtue Without]
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Linda Lavin - He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
[ Children Either Enterprises Fortune Given Great Hath Hostages Impediments Mischief Virtue Wife]
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T. E. Lawrence - Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue.
[ Above Advised Confident Integrity Judges Leaned More Ought Plausible Portion Proper Reverent Than Their Things Virtue Witty]
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Edward Lazear - Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.
[ Being Busy Character Deity Goodness Greatest Man Mind Mischievous Thing Virtues Without Wretched]
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David Lean - Silence is the virtue of fools.
[ Fools Silence Virtue]
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Patrice Leconte - The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
[ Asunder Customs Discerned Faculties Fortunate Fortune Giving Light Little Make Men Number Rather Scarce Seen Sky Small Stars Together Virtues Way Which]
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Francis Lee - Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
[ Best Plain Rich Set Stone Virtue]
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Annie Leibovitz - If that form of government, that system of social order is not wrong - if those laws of the Southern States, by virtue of which slavery exists there, and is what it is, are not wrong - nothing is wrong.
[ Exists Form Government Laws Nothing Order Slavery Social Southern States System Those Virtue Which Wrong]
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Anna Lindh - An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.
[ Also Clings Element Exaggeration Great Greater Incidents Interesting Judgment Legends Made More Popular Soft Softer Vices Virtues]
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Arto Lindsay - Conquest is the missionary of valor, and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world.
[ Beats Conquest Hard Impact Meanness Military Missionary Out Valor Virtues World]
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Tim Meadows - Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
[ Always Enemy Far Friend Happiness Just More Often Right Suspicion Than Unjust Virtue Wrong]
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Rick Mears - Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue.
[ Also Ambition Itself Often Parent Though Vice Virtue]
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Duane Michals - Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul.
[ More Nothing Perhaps Politeness Soul Than Virtue]
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Adam Michnik - When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
[ Credit Crimes Even Everything Forgive Give Love Nothing Our Us Virtues Women]
Topic: Forgiveness
Dan Miller - Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
[ Beauty Companion Image Infinite Justice Law Lives Moral Sensible Soul Truth Us Virtue Within]
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William H. O'Connell - Most virtue is a demand for greater seduction.
[ Demand Greater Most Seduction Virtue]
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Thomas Perry - No one can be saved - in virtue of what he can do. Everyone can be saved - in virtue of what God can do.
[ Everyone God Saved Virtue]
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Jean Reno - It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
[ Being Ceaselessly Drunk Drunken Escape Hour Martyred Poetry Slaves Time Virtue Wine Wish]
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Auguste Renoir - It is time to get drunk! So as not to be the martyred slaves of Time, get drunk; get drunk without stopping! On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
[ Drunk Get Martyred Poetry Slaves Stopping Time Virtue Wine Wish Without]
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Bobby Sheehan - Humility is a virtue, and it is a virtue innate in guests.
[ Guests Humility Innate Virtue]
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Fred Shero - Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
[ Alone Children Gold Happy Make Recommend Them Virtue Your]
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R. C. Sherriff - Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
[ Alone Children Experience Happy Make Money Recommend Speak Them Virtue Your]
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Saint Stephen - A man's indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude.
[ Actively Begins Gratitude Himself His Indebtedness Job Man Virtue]
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Hilary Swank - Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue.
[ Indeed Need Ourselves Remind Sometimes Thankfulness Virtue]
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Graham Taylor - I'd like to know what law is it that says that a woman is a better parent, simply by virtue of her sex.
[ Better Her Know Law Parent Says Sex Simply Virtue Woman]
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John Witherspoon - Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
[ Betrayed Fidelity Peculiar Those Virtue]
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Douglas Wood - Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
[ Disguised Form Minor Patience Virtue]
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Elijah Wood - Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
[ Achieves Inglorious Lowly Mediocrity Perseverance Success Virtue Whereby]
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- You cannot have Liberty in this world without what you call Moral Virtue, and you cannot have Moral Virtue without the slavery of that half of the human race who hate what you call Moral Virtue.
[ Call Cannot Half Hate Human Liberty Moral Race Slavery Virtue Without World]
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- Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue.
[ Founded Great Must Patriotism Principals Supported Virtue]
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- The greatest art of a politician is to render vice serviceable to the cause of virtue.
[ Art Cause Greatest Politician Render Serviceable Vice Virtue]
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- Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
[ Easily Governed Men More Than Their Through Vices Virtues]
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- Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
[ History Philosophy Skepticism Virtue Well]
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- The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
[ Courage Endurance Fatigue First Only Second Soldier Virtue]
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- It is important to recognize and politics positive thinking is often the slaves' virtue - something that people do to con themselves about the burden and change being placed upon them.
[ Being Burden Change Con Important Often Placed Politics Positive Recognize Slaves Something Them Themselves Thinking Upon Virtue]
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- As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
[ Affliction Chaff Does Purify Separates Threshing Virtue Wheat]
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- The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.
[ Complete Deadliest Foe Self-Knowledge Virtue Would]
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- Whenever there are great virtues, it's a sure sign something's wrong.
[ Great Sign Something Sure Virtues Whenever Wrong]
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- Dali is like a man who hesitates between talent and genius, or, as one might once have said, between vice and virtue.
[ Between Dali Genius Hesitates Man Might Once Said Talent Vice Virtue]
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- Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright.
[ Bright Clothed Found Genius Gray More Often Peacock Than Virtue]
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- Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness.
[ Blessedness Fair Fruits Increase Innocence Remorse Root Virtue]
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- The weapon of the Republic is terror, and virtue is its strength.
[ Republic Strength Terror Virtue Weapon]
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- Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
[ Appears Deeds Earth Good Guidance Human Just Life Light Maze Mind Needs Peaceful Pure Safely Through Treasures Uncovered Virtue Walk Wisdom]
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- The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.
[ Always Any Found Good Groups Muses Never Principle Seen Solitary Virtues]
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- To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
[ Bring Come Control Discipline Enjoy Enlightenment Family Find First Good Happiness Health Him His Man Mind Must Naturally Own Peace True Virtue Way Will Wisdom]
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- Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
[ Good Loved More Persecuted Than Virtue Wicked]
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- For Mythology is the handmaid of literature; and literature is one of the best allies of virtue and promoters of happiness.
[ Allies Best Handmaid Happiness Literature Mythology Promoters Virtue]
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- Happiness and virtue rest upon each other; the best are not only the happiest, but the happiest are usually the best.
[ Best Each Happiest Happiness Only Other Rest Upon Usually Virtue]
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- If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
[ Faults Loved More Show Than Virtues Wish Your]
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- Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue.
[ Echo Lost Remorse Virtue]
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- What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.
[ Atone Energy Future Left Men Past Repent Virtue]
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- All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
[ Act Barter Benefit Compromise Enjoyment Every Founded Government Human Indeed Prudent Virtue]
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- But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
[ Evils Folly Greatest Liberty Madness Possible Restraint Tuition Vice Virtue Wisdom Without]
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- If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
[ Happy Health May Virtue Well Without]
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- Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will moderation be utterly exiled from the minds of tyrants.
[ Exiled Extinguished Heart Keeps Minds Moderation Nor Shame Tyrants Utterly Virtue Watch Whilst Wholly Will]
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- I neither drink nor smoke, because my schoolmaster impressed upon me three cardinal virtues; cleanliness in person, cleanliness in mind; temperance.
[ Because Cardinal Cleanliness Drink Impressed Mind Neither Nor Person Schoolmaster Smoke Temperance Three Upon Virtues]
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- Were there no desire there would be no virtue, and because one man desires what another does not, who shall say whether the child of his desire be Vice or Virtue?
[ Another Because Child Desire Desires Does His Man Say Shall Vice Virtue Were Whether Would]
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- Virtue is simply happiness, and happiness is a by-product of function. You are happy when you are functioning.
[ By-Product Function Functioning Happiness Happy Simply Virtue]
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- A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner, but more durable alloy.
[ Alloy Commoner Durable Gold More Must Serviceable Some Virtue]
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- If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.
[ Alcoholism Headache Intoxication Only Precede Virtue Would]
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- In the midst of vice we are in virtue, and vice versa.
[ Midst Versa Vice Virtue]
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- It is the function of vice to keep virtue within reasonable bounds.
[ Bounds Function Keep Reasonable Vice Virtue Within]
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- The function of vice is to keep virtue within reasonable bounds.
[ Bounds Function Keep Reasonable Vice Virtue Within]
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- Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise, and tunes herself, as it were, a trifle sharp to allow for an inevitable fall in playing.
[ Allow Compromise Fall Get Herself Impossible Inevitable Knows Playing Sharp Trifle Tunes Virtue Were Without]
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- Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life, and if Virtue is not its own reward, I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.
[ Annexed Any Confirms Day Every Know Life Opinion Other Own Reward Stipend Superiority Vicious Virtue]
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- Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life - and if Virtue is not its own reward I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.
[ Annexed Any Confirms Day Every Know Life Opinion Other Own Reward Stipend Superiority Vicious Virtue]
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- In England the only homage which they pay to Virtue - is hypocrisy.
[ England Homage Hypocrisy Only Pay Virtue Which]
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- Evil borders upon good, and vices are confounded with virtues; as the report of good qualities is delightful to a well-disposed mind, so the relation of the contrary should not be offensive.
[ Borders Confounded Contrary Delightful Evil Good Mind Offensive Qualities Relation Report Should Upon Vices Virtues]
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- No one of this nation ever begs, for the houses of all are common to all; and they consider liberality and hospitality amongst the first virtues.
[ Amongst Begs Common Consider Ever First Hospitality Houses Liberality Nation Virtues]
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- Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
[ Becoming Cannot Evil Itself Principle Reality Separate Virtue Without]
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- Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
[ Beauty Element Even Goodness Mysterious Secrecy Virtue]
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- Virtue consisted in avoiding scandal and venereal disease.
[ Avoiding Consisted Disease Scandal Venereal Virtue]
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- Man may aspire to virtue, but he cannot reasonably aspire to truth.
[ Aspire Cannot Man May Reasonably Truth Virtue]
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- If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation?
[ Disposition Fame Good Man Needed Ornamentation Other Value Virtue]
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- There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.
[ Austerity Balanced Contentment Covetousness Disease Equal Happiness Mercy Mind Virtue]
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- No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.
[ Condition Consent Depress Down Hardship Influence Keep Knowledge Own Power Society Virtue Your]
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- The home is the chief school of human virtues.
[ Chief Home Human School Virtues]
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- Good government is the outcome of private virtue.
[ Good Government Outcome Private Virtue]
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- I always admired virtue - but I could never imitate it.
[ Admired Always Could Imitate Never Virtue]
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- Vice, in its true light, is so deformed, that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever seduce us, if it did not at first wear the mask of some virtue.
[ Deformed Did Ever First Hardly Light Mask Seduce Shocks Sight Some True Us Vice Virtue Wear Would]
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- Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.
[ Love Means Unlovable Virtue Which]
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- Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of defying his torturer but not of keeping his temper.
[ Capable Defying Great His Keeping Man Seems Small Temper Virtues]
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- Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
[ Convictions Man Tolerance Virtue Without]
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- He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
[ Admire Dislike None Vices Virtues]
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- Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
[ Creed Envy Equal Failure Gospel Ignorance Inherent Misery Philosophy Sharing Socialism Virtue]
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- The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
[ Blessings Capitalism Equal Inherent Miseries Sharing Socialism Unequal Vice Virtue]
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- Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
[ Follows Glory Shadow Virtue Were]
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- Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
[ Gratitude Greatest Only Others Parent Virtues]
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- Honor is the reward of virtue.
[ Honor Reward Virtue]
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- I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
[ Ability Add Education Glory Man Natural Oftener Raised Rational Than Virtue Without]
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- Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
[ Ability Attained Education Glory More Natural Often Than Virtue Without]
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- Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
[ Consistent Habit Mind Moderation Nature Reason Virtue]
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- We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.
[ Action Active Commendation Duties Gives Life Needful Neglect Only Search Should Taken True Truth Up Value Virtue]
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- In its conception the literature prize belongs to days when a writer could still be thought of as, by virtue of his or her occupation, a sage, someone with no institutional affiliations who could offer an authoritative word on our times as well as on our moral life.
[ Authoritative Belongs Conception Could Days Her His Institutional Life Literature Moral Occupation Offer Our Prize Sage Someone Still Thought Times Virtue Well Word Writer]
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- Confidentiality is a virtue of the loyal, as loyalty is the virtue of faithfulness.
[ Confidentiality Faithfulness Loyal Loyalty Virtue]
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- All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.
[ Acknowledged Consistent Disguised Selfishness Sympathy Virtue]
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- The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
[ Caused Excess Faults Husbands Often Their Virtues Wives]
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- Well may your heart believe the truths I tell; 'Tis virtue makes the bliss, where'er we dwell.
[ Believe Bliss Dwell Er Heart Makes May Tell Tis Truths Virtue Well Where Your]
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- He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place.
[ Energy Enough Further Go Out Place Plant Root Should Try Vice Virtue]
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- He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still.
[ Bad Become Better Certainly Good Infallibly Never Stand Still Things Three Time Vice Virtue Will Worse]
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- No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health.
[ Apt Bad Catch Company Contagious Disease Far Health More Others Preferable Than Vices Virtues]
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- We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition.
[ Chastity Come Eventually Malnutrition May More Realize Than Virtue]
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- 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.
[ Compared Exercises Government His Keeps May Means North Place Polar Star Stars Towards Turn Virtue Which]
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- The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
[ Enduring Firm Modest Near Simple Virtue]
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- The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
[ Always Comfort Common Man Superior Thinks Virtue]
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- To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
[ Circumstances Constitutes Earnestness Five Generosity Gravity Kindness Perfect Practice Sincerity Soul These Things Under Virtue]
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- Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
[ Alone Left Neighbors Practices Stand Virtue Will]
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- When one ceases from conflict, whether because he has won, because he has lost, or because he cares no more for the game, the virtue passes out of him.
[ Because Cares Ceases Conflict Game Him Lost More Out Passes Virtue Whether Won]
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- Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it, and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
[ Despise Enough Few Foolishness Knowledge Must See Solitude Used Vanity Very Virtue Well World]
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- Vice is its own reward. It is virtue which, if it is to be marketed with consumer appeal, must carry Green Shield stamps.
[ Appeal Carry Consumer Green Marketed Must Own Reward Shield Stamps Vice Virtue Which]
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- In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.
[ Absence Collection Complete Most Talents Virtues Wholly Willpower Worthless]
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- Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this government is a republican one, resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People.
[ Again Conceive Exclusively Forget Gentlemen Government Here Intelligence Republican Resting Virtue]
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- Nothing in our times has become so unattractive as virtue.
[ Become Nothing Our Times Unattractive Virtue]
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- So much of our lives is given over to the consideration of our imperfections that there is no time to improve our imaginary virtues. The truth is we only perfect our vices, and man is a worse creature when he dies than he was when he was born.
[ Born Consideration Creature Dies Given Imaginary Imperfections Improve Lives Man Much Only Our Over Perfect Than Time Truth Vices Virtues Worse]
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- The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent.
[ Effect Fear Had Impotent Induce Inertia Love Machine Machines Men Near Pernicious Pity Upon Used Virtue Which Young]
Topic:
- But what has America to boast? What are the graces or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What are their triumphs in war, or their inventions in peace?
[ America Boast Distinguish Graces Inhabitants Inventions Peace Their Triumphs Virtues War Which]
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- Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
[ Common Denies Dissipation Self-Sacrifice Sense Spiritual Virtue Which]
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- The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
[ Capable Greatest Minds Vices Virtues Well]
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- Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
[ Carried Excess Only Sometimes Vices Virtues]
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- Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.
[ Command Complaints First Justice Obey Stops Those Virtue]
Topic:
- People praise virtue, but they hate it, they run away from it. It freezes you to death, and in this world you've got to keep your feet warm.
[ Away Death Feet Freezes Got Hate Keep Praise Run Virtue Warm World Your]
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- We are far more liable to catch the vices than the virtues of our associates.
[ Associates Catch Far Liable More Our Than Vices Virtues]
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- Blushing is the color of virtue.
[ Blushing Color Virtue]
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- Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.
[ Always Harp Insensible Itself Mouths Music Neglect Others Pleasing Practice Sound Their Those Virtue Which While]
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- Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.
[ Ambition Been Called Console Fortune Great Lack Limit Men Merit Moderation Their Virtue Want]
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- Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.
[ Affections Always Continue End Ends Founded Goodness Grace Hath Love Principal Thy True Virtue Whereas Which Will]
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- Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in wartime.
[ Again Become Becomes Every Hatred Just May Once Respectable Vice Virtue Wartime]
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- To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.
[ Aim Choice Desire Doing Good Happiness Haven Increase Mankind Possible Really Sail Service Shall Some Something Strive Surely Us Virtue Welfare Which World]
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- As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
[ Concerned Far Ostentatious Prefer Silent Vice Virtue]
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- It is a natural virtue incident to our sex to be pitiful of those that are afflicted.
[ Afflicted Incident Natural Our Pitiful Sex Those Virtue]
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- If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
[ Always Anything Approach Brings Each Happiness Peace Perfection Point Progress Promises Prosperity Then These Toward Us Virtue Whatever]
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- Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
[ Coin Current Gold Only Over Passes Silver Too Virtue World]
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- There is no sanctuary of virtue like home.
[ Home Sanctuary Virtue]
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- Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
[ Crimes Own Rewards Their Virtues]
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- Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.
[ Carried Exactness Extremes Mind Moderation Virtue]
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- There is a set of religious, or rather moral, writings which teach that virtue is the certain road to happiness, and vice to misery in this world. A very wholesome and comfortable doctrine, and to which we have but one objection, namely, that it is not true.
[ Certain Comfortable Doctrine Happiness Misery Moral Namely Objection Rather Religious Road Set Teach True Very Vice Virtue Which Wholesome World Writings]
Topic:
- What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow.
[ May Today Tomorrow Vice Virtue]
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- Every one suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues.
[ Cardinal Every Himself Least Suspects Virtues]
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- I am and have always been a strong proponent of public education. But by the virtue of its very nature - publicly funded schools cannot offer the type of spiritual education that Catholic schools have long provided.
[ Always Am Been Cannot Catholic Education Funded Long Nature Offer Proponent Provided Public Publicly Schools Spiritual Strong Type Very Virtue]
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- Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.
[ Abuse Also Animated Anyone Entrusted Love Matter Power Prince Truth Virtue Whether Will]
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- While many of us never knew Ronald Reagan personally, we felt close to him because we shared his lighthearted sense of humor, admired his uncommon virtue, and were moved by his remarkable wisdom.
[ Admired Because Close Felt Him His Humor Knew Lighthearted Many Moved Never Personally Reagan Remarkable Ronald Sense Shared Uncommon Us Virtue Were While Wisdom]
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- Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things.
[ Able Always Bad Being Boring Dull Had Love Means Merely Negative Press Putting Stand Things Tolerance Unlike Up Very Virtue]
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- I think that I've been pigeon-holed by virtue of the fact that I've spent so much time in front of a green screen.
[ Been Fact Front Green Much Screen Spent Think Time Virtue]
Topic:
- Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.
[ Fortune Good Innocence Most Often Virtue]
Topic:
- It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.
[ Because Cash Credit Only Pay Poor Refused Virtue]
Topic:
- Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
[ Courage Gives Good Life Owe Pity Suffering Us Value Virtues]
Topic:
- The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
[ Curiosity Greatest Man Perhaps Virtue]
Topic:
- And what does reward virtue? You think the communist commissar rewards virtue? You think a Hitler rewards virtue? You think, excuse me, if you'll pardon me, American presidents reward virtue? Do they choose their appointees on the basis of the virtue of the people appointed or on the basis of their political clout?
[ American Appointed Basis Choose Clout Communist Does Excuse Hitler Pardon Political Presidents Reward Rewards Their Think Virtue]
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- There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much destructive feeling as moral indignation, which permits envy or to be acted out under the guise of virtue.
[ Acted Contains Destructive Envy Feeling Guise Indignation Moral Much Out Perhaps Permits Phenomenon Under Virtue Which]
Topic:
- The better one is morally the less aware they are of their virtue.
[ Aware Better Less Morally Their Virtue]
Topic:
- Poetry has the virtue of being able to say twice as much as prose in half the time, and the drawback, if you do not give it your full attention, of seeming to say half as much in twice the time.
[ Able Attention Being Drawback Full Give Half Much Poetry Prose Say Seeming Time Twice Virtue Your]
Topic:
- Power confuses itself with virtue and tends also to take itself for omnipotence.
[ Also Confuses Itself Omnipotence Power Take Tends Virtue]
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- Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
[ Art Bestow Careful Children Concern Doing Greatest Knowledge Manners More Parents Rather Should Speaking Than Their Usually Virtue Well]
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- Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.
[ Others Search Their Vices Virtue Your Yourself]
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- Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
[ Modesty Overrated Vastly Virtue]
Topic:
- People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so happy.
[ Always Attribute Fortunate Happy Makes Position Them Virtue]
Topic:
- Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
[ Brave Forgiveness Virtue]
Topic: Forgiveness
- People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.
[ Always Believe Charms Contemplating Faults Flatter Individual Just May Minds Much Other Present Their Themselves Thinking Virtues World]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Apart Apply Build Evil Good How Knows Least Life Limit Lives Meaning Nothing Order Something Takes Their Them True Unless Until Virtue Will Win Words]
Topic:
- Repudiating the virtues of your world, criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe. They agree to live in it. The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it.
[ Agree Air Breathe Criminals Forbidden Hopelessly Live Nauseating Organize Universe Virtues World Your]
Topic:
- Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair.
[ Adds Age Contempt Due Hair Inspired Nothing Old Only Respect Takes Vice Virtue]
Topic: Age
- I was brought up in an era when thrift was still considered a virtue.
[ Brought Considered Era Still Thrift Up Virtue]
Topic:
- I have the same sense of the power and virtue of knowledge that some people get from a religious background.
[ Background Get Knowledge Power Religious Same Sense Some Virtue]
Topic:
- The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought.
[ Independence Science Skepticism Thought Virtues]
Topic:
- In choosing a hypothesis there is no virtue in being timid. I clearly would have been burned at the stake in another age.
[ Age Another Been Being Burned Choosing Clearly Hypothesis Stake Timid Virtue Would]
Topic:
- Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
[ Apathy Immediate Neighbors Tolerance Tremendous Virtue Weakness]
Topic:
- Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
[ Enriched Modesty Nobler Resides Seldom Virtues]
Topic:
- Tenderness is a virtue.
[ Tenderness Virtue]
Topic:
- There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
[ Allied Eradicating Excellence Faults Nearly Out Scarce Some Vice Virtue Weed Without]
Topic:
- Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
[ Defense Extremism Justice Liberty Moderation Pursuit Vice Virtue]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Also Defense Extremism Justice Liberty Moderation Pursuit Remind Vice Virtue Would]
Topic: Politics
- Let us search into the records of Holy Writ, if out of this their great charter, there be not a seal grant of a lesser, though like privilege, and this by virtue of Christ, in that we have the honour to be accounted Abraham's seed as truly as they.
[ Abraham Accounted Charter Christ Grant Great Holy Honour Into Lesser Out Privilege Records Seal Search Seed Their Though Truly Us Virtue Writ]
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- The war was a mirror; it reflected man's every virtue and every vice, and if you looked closely, like an artist at his drawings, it showed up both with unusual clarity.
[ Artist Both Clarity Closely Drawings Every His Looked Man Mirror Reflected Showed Unusual Up Vice Virtue War]
Topic:
- Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.
[ Air Claims Echoes Fault Greatest Horror Immediately Journalism Must Never Signs Silent Speak Still Triumph Virtue While Wonder]
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- Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues.
[ Chain Moderation Pearl Running Silken String Through Virtues]
Topic:
- A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
[ Confide Equally Friend Once Opinion Should Sincerity Understanding Value Virtue Whose]
Topic: Friendship
- The virtue of paganism was strength; the virtue of Christianity is obedience.
[ Christianity Obedience Paganism Strength Virtue]
Topic:
- Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity.
[ Christianity Obedience Paganism Strength Virtue]
Topic:
- Ninety per cent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves - so how can we know anyone else?
[ Abilities Almost Anyone Cent Comes Complete Else Even Frailties Go How Know Knowing Life Most Ninety Ourselves Per Real Strangers Their Themselves Through Us Virtues Way Woe World]
Topic:
- The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.
[ Among Another Cemetery Colony Earliest Founders Happiness Human Invariably Might Necessities New Originally Portion Practical Prison Project Recognized Site Soil Their Utopia Virtue Whatever]
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- Virtue is defined to be mediocrity, of which either extreme is vice.
[ Defined Either Extreme Mediocrity Vice Virtue Which]
Topic:
- There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
[ Altars Crime Heroism Infamy Religion Their Vice Virtue Well]
Topic:
- To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem... ridiculous.
[ Being Extraordinary Mankind Must Pretensions Race Ridiculous Sanctity Seem Superior Virtue]
Topic:
- To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest wisdom and virtue.
[ Highest Ill Mankind Perhaps Them Think Virtue Wisdom Wish]
Topic:
- There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors... But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity.
[ Desire Disposition Esteem General Glory Happy Honor Honors Humanity Inspire Justice Love Men Mention Number Only Riches Same Small Strong Them These Virtue Which Whom]
Topic:
- Each must in virtue strive for to excel; That man lives twice that lives the first life well.
[ Each Excel First Life Lives Man Must Strive Twice Virtue Well]
Topic:
- Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
[ Cornerstone Self-Respect Virtue]
Topic:
- All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance.
[ Distance Experts Practicing Us Virtue]
Topic:
- Value manifests itself as exchange value, as a quantitatively determined relationship, in virtue of the fact that one commodity can be exchanged for another.
[ Another Commodity Determined Exchange Exchanged Fact Itself Manifests Relationship Value Virtue]
Topic:
- Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women.
[ Beginning Cultivating Men Respect Self Virtue Women]
Topic:
- The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
[ Chief Clearness Detracts Language Much Nothing Unfamiliar Use Virtue Words]
Topic:
- Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues.
[ Cardinal Force Fraud Two Virtues War]
Topic:
- It seems to me that many writers, by virtue of environments of culture, art and education, slip into writing because of their environments.
[ Art Because Culture Education Environments Into Many Seems Slip Their Virtue Writers Writing]
Topic:
- Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it.
[ Degrees Men Must Pretend Valuable Virtue Women]
Topic:
- The day has gone by into the dim vista of the past when idleness was considered a virtue in woman.
[ Considered Day Dim Gone Idleness Into Past Virtue Vista Woman]
Topic:
- However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
[ Arrive Beneficial Consequences Evil Extremes Forget Great However Immorality May Men Middle Must Only Path Through Virtue Wisdom Without]
Topic:
- Geraldo has been in Lebanon. He has done some excellent reporting out of there, and of course, we now know by virtue of the president's speech on Tuesday night that the terrorist organizations that operate in that area are now on the list.
[ Area Been Course Done Excellent Geraldo Know Lebanon List Night Now Operate Organizations Out President Reporting Some Speech Terrorist Tuesday Virtue]
Topic:
- Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
[ Bad Distinct Float Good Greatest Heaven Hell Mankind Men Part Species Suppose Two Vice Virtue]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Advantages Fancy Found History Improves Kinds Seem Strengthens Three Understanding Virtue]
Topic:
- Psychologically experienced consciousness is therefore no longer pure consciousness; construed Objectively in this way, consciousness itself becomes something transcendent, becomes an event in that spatial world which appears, by virtue of consciousness, to be transcendent.
[ Appears Becomes Consciousness Construed Event Experienced Itself Longer Objectively Psychologically Pure Something Spatial Therefore Transcendent Virtue Way Which World]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Any Closed Cognitive Correspond Every Given Hand Ideal Ideally Object Other Possible Processes Subject System True Truths Virtue Which Would]
Topic:
- There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all its virtues are of no avail.
[ Avail Industry Substitute Talent Virtues]
Topic:
- Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.
[ Grows Kindness Sunshine Virtue Which]
Topic:
- Virtue herself is her own fairest reward.
[ Fairest Her Herself Own Reward Virtue]
Topic:
- Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.
[ Cannot Confidence Despair Fear Founded Government Great Intelligence Majority Our Republic Result Upon Virtue]
Topic:
- Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.
[ Ambition Begets Dependence Designs Fit Germ Prepares Subservience Tools Virtue]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Artificial Covers Ends Equivalent Good Habitual Humor Natural Nearly Politeness Real Rendering Substitute Truth Virtue Want]
Topic:
- There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.
[ Among Aristocracy Grounds Men Natural Talents Virtue]
Topic:
- It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one.
[ Each Failings Faults Find Follies Other Our Sympathy Touch Virtues]
Topic:
- The word of God is full of sad and grave counsel, full of the knowledge of God, of examples of virtues, and of correction of vices, of the end of this life, and of the life to come.
[ Come Correction Counsel End Examples Full God Grave Knowledge Life Sad Vices Virtues Word]
Topic:
- A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.
[ Certain Citizenry Civic Constitutional Degree Democracy Does Education Serious Trouble Virtue]
Topic:
- What other nations call religious toleration, we call religious rights. They are not exercised in virtue of governmental indulgence, but as rights, of which government cannot deprive any portion of citizens, however small.
[ Any Call Cannot Citizens Deprive Exercised Government Governmental However Indulgence Nations Other Portion Religious Rights Small Toleration Virtue Which]
Topic:
- Character is supreme in life, hence Jesus stood supreme in the supreme thing - so supreme that, 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.
[ Add Character Christ Code Hence Human Ideal Jesus Life Longer Standard Stood Supreme Thing Think Virtue]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Add Character Christ Code Human Ideal Jesus Life Longer Standard Think Virtue]
Topic:
- Let them call it mischief: When it is past and prospered t'will be virtue.
[ Call Mischief Past Prospered Them Virtue Will]
Topic:
- Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
[ Doing Knowing Next Virtue Wisdom]
Topic: Wisdom
- Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
[ Disguised Frequently Most Our Vices Virtues]
Topic:
- Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
[ Beginning Crown Idleness Vice Virtues]
Topic:
- Many people think that virtue consists of severity towards others.
[ Consists Many Others Severity Think Towards Virtue]
Topic:
- Even a pacifist should admire the military virtues.
[ Admire Even Military Pacifist Should Virtues]
Topic:
- Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
[ Being Best Breed Cheerfulness Content Diligence Forced Hundred Idle Know Never Self-Control Strength Temperance Virtues Which Will Work Your]
Topic:
- One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real.
[ Faked His Judge Mainly Man Real Should Virtues]
Topic:
- I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation, justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions.
[ Come Conclude Fundamental Human Institutions Justice Merely Mistake Salvation Think Through Virtue]
Topic:
- Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
[ Alternative Moderation Only Those Thought Virtue]
Topic: Funny
- Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
[ Boredom Called Disease Morality Primary Secondary Stage Syphilis Venereal Virtue]
Topic:
- Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue: it is an intellectual crime.
[ Blind Commitment Crime Intellectual Theory Virtue]
Topic:
- This idea of selfishness as a virtue, as opposed to generosity: That, to me, is unnatural.
[ Generosity Idea Opposed Selfishness Unnatural Virtue]
Topic:
- Virtues are acquired through endeavor, which rests wholly upon yourself.
[ Acquired Endeavor Rests Through Upon Virtues Which Wholly Yourself]
Topic: Wisdom
- Conscience is the sentinel of virtue.
[ Conscience Sentinel Virtue]
Topic:
- God seeth different abilities and frailties of men, which may move His goodness to be merciful to their different improvements in virtue.
[ Abilities Different Frailties God Goodness His Improvements May Men Merciful Move Their Virtue Which]
Topic:
- Feminine virtue is nothing but a convenient masculine invention.
[ Convenient Feminine Invention Masculine Nothing Virtue]
Topic:
- The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement, in the overwhelming virtue of diversity, these were our religion. My parents worshipped those ideals.
[ Arts Belief Civil Diversity Ideals Movement Our Overwhelming Parents Religion Rights These Those Values Virtue Were Worshipped]
Topic:
- One of the virtues of being very young is that you don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination.
[ Being Facts Get Imagination Very Virtues Way Young Your]
Topic:
- Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
[ Courage Every Form Point Simply Testing Virtue Virtues]
Topic:
- Virtue by premeditation isn't worth much.
[ Much Virtue Worth]
Topic:
- It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
[ Been Experience Few Folks Very Vices Virtues]
Topic: Experience
- Success makes men rigid and they tend to exalt stability over all the other virtues; tired of the effort of willing they become fanatics about conservatism.
[ Become Conservatism Effort Exalt Fanatics Makes Men Other Over Rigid Stability Success Tend Tired Virtues Willing]
Topic:
- Unless the reformer can invent something which substitutes attractive virtues for attractive vices, he will fail.
[ Attractive Fail Invent Reformer Something Substitutes Unless Vices Virtues Which Will]
Topic:
- The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn down from the heavens by modern man, who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source.
[ Creates Down Energy Expression Heavens His Man Modern Old Own Source Sun Superiority Technological Torn Virtue World]
Topic:
- Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.
[ Fortitude Guard Other Support Virtues]
Topic:
- I do not believe in sex distinction in literature, law, politics, or trade - or that modesty and virtue are more becoming to women than to men, but wish we had more of it everywhere.
[ Becoming Believe Distinction Everywhere Had Law Literature Men Modesty More Politics Sex Than Trade Virtue Wish Women]
Topic:
- Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues.
[ Errors His Learn Man May More Sometimes Than Virtues]
Topic:
- Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity. Cheerfulness itself is a virtue.
[ Charity Cheerfulness Fostering Great Help Itself Very Virtue]
Topic:
- If, when you charged a person with his faults, you credited him with his virtues too, you would probably like everybody.
[ Charged Credited Everybody Faults Him His Person Probably Too Virtues Would]
Topic:
- Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
[ Courage Ladder Mount Other Virtues Which]
Topic:
- Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.
[ Always Another Attracted Because Close Difference Entire Friends Held Lives Many Other Person Remained Similarity Strange Their Them Throughout Two Virtue]
Topic: Friendship
- A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
[ Ashamed Caused Contrary Example First Good Him His Imitate Influence Lead Life Man Men Principles Republic Return Simple Sometimes Strive Such Virtues Wicked]
Topic:
- We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which is achieved without either.
[ Achieved Attribute Cannot Either Fortune Virtue Which Without]
Topic:
- To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea.
[ Any Chimerical Form Government Happiness Idea Liberty Secure Suppose Virtue Will Without]
Topic:
- Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.
[ Affliction Calm Flourish Fortitude Honor Humility Patience Root Soil Strongly Sweet Take Virtue Where Wholesome]
Topic:
- I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds; who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it.
[ Brave Courted Deeds Deserve Despises Fame Honest Renounce Soon Spur Virtues Will]
Topic:
- True valor, on virtue founded strong, meets all events alike.
[ Alike Events Founded Meets Strong True Valor Virtue]
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- Who hath not known ill fortune, never knew himself, or his own virtue.
[ Fortune Hath Himself His Ill Knew Known Never Own Virtue]
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- 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.
[ Any Been Equality Evidently Great Greater Hitherto Human Increase Known Manners Much Prevailed Pure Simple Species State Than Therefore Virtue Where Would]
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- The ordeal of virtue is to resist all temptation to evil.
[ Evil Ordeal Resist Temptation Virtue]
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- Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.
[ According Actions Bad Because Built Does Either Follow Good Impudence May Modesty Motive Nature Our Passion Performed Shame Upon Vice Virtue]
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- Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.
[ Honour Springs Virtue Whence]
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- Man cannot be uplifted; he must be seduced into virtue.
[ Cannot Into Man Must Seduced Uplifted Virtue]
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- Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.
[ Always Business Cardinal Insist Punctuality Subordinates Virtues Your]
Topic: Business
- One of the great virtues, apart from the pleasure of performing these works, is that it's opened up an entirely new, expansive repertoire of American Jewish music.
[ American Apart Entirely Expansive Great Jewish Music New Opened Performing Pleasure Repertoire These Up Virtues Works]
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- In every age poets and social reformers have tried to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
[ Age Enchanting Every Heroes Life Nobler Old Own Poets Reformers Social Stimulate Stories Their Time Tried Virtues]
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- It is necessary to make virtue fashionable.
[ Fashionable Make Necessary Virtue]
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- Hypocrisy is not generally a social sin, but a virtue.
[ Generally Hypocrisy Sin Social Virtue]
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- Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
[ Cannot Correction Creative Customs Encourage Help Laws May Observation Originate Perpetually Preserve Process Should Therefore Under Vice Virtue]
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- Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.
[ Ability Acquired Add Being Brings Capital Commodities Eggs Forth Golden Itself Lays Least Living Money Occult Offspring Value Virtue]
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- Ambition, in a private man is a vice, is in a prince the virtue.
[ Ambition Man Prince Private Vice Virtue]
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- Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here.
[ Beggar Find Harbor Here Patience Shall Virtue]
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- Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by.
[ Men Modesty Pass Praise These Unselfishness Virtues Which]
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- Common tyrants, and public oppressors, are not intitled to obedience from their subjects, by virtue of any thing here laid down by the inspired apostle.
[ Any Apostle Common Down Here Inspired Laid Obedience Oppressors Public Subjects Their Thing Tyrants Virtue]
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- Constancy is the complement of all other human virtues.
[ Complement Constancy Human Other Virtues]
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- We need a type of patriotism that recognizes the virtues of those who are opposed to us.
[ Need Opposed Patriotism Recognizes Those Type Us Virtues]
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- I didn't get into acting to be a public service announcer or an advocate and yet, by virtue of this show and how we handle the subject matter that we've been given, that's kind of how it's evolved in certain ways.
[ Acting Advocate Announcer Been Certain Evolved Get Given Handle How Into Kind Matter Public Service Show Subject Virtue Ways Yet]
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- I'm just an actor, but if the extra part of it is that I'm helping people or people are being helped by the virtue of what we're doing, then that's just a really nice added extra.
[ Actor Added Being Doing Extra Helped Helping Just Nice Part Really Then Virtue]
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- In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.
[ Freely Frontiers Passport Pays Sin Stopped Travel Virtue Way Whereas Without World]
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- Exaggerated self-importance is deemed an individual fault, but a racial virtue.
[ Deemed Exaggerated Fault Individual Racial Self-Importance Virtue]
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- You can't have virtue without sin. What I'm after is having my characters' virtues defined by how they operate in a very sinful environment. That's how you test people.
[ After Characters Defined Environment Having How Operate Sin Sinful Test Very Virtue Virtues Without]
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- That future depends on the values of self-government, our sense of duty, loyalty, self-confidence and regard for the common good. We are a diverse country, and getting more diverse. And these virtues are what keep this great country together.
[ Common Country Depends Diverse Duty Future Getting Good Great Keep Loyalty More Our Regard Self-Confidence Self-Government Sense These Together Values Virtues]
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- I became startled by the extraordinary difference between something whose surface is completely invisible which only makes itself present by virtue of what it reflects, and a window, which doesn't make itself apparent at all, in the ideal case.
[ Apparent Became Between Case Completely Difference Extraordinary Ideal Invisible Itself Make Makes Only Present Reflects Something Startled Surface Virtue Which Whose Window]
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- Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk.
[ Could Flat Her Light Moon Own Radiant Sea See Sun Sunk Though Virtue Where Would]
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- I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
[ Annoying Pleasant Prefer Vice Virtue]
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- If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.
[ Clothed Every Everyone Frank Heart Integrity Just Kindly Other Useless Virtues Were Would]
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- Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
[ Book Books Day Doing Done Due Expired Fame Famous Having Least Most Needed Reading Some Something Their Virtue Work Worth]
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- 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.
[ Being Born Development Every Fulfillment His Human Humanity Potentialities Right Virtue]
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- Nobody should trust their virtue with necessity, the force of which is never known till it is felt, and it is therefore one of the first duties to avoid the temptation of it.
[ Avoid Duties Felt First Force Known Necessity Never Nobody Should Temptation Their Therefore Till Trust Virtue Which]
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- The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
[ Another Confidence Evidence Favors God Light Man Own Such Virtue Willingly]
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- The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
[ Courage Generous Most Proudest Strangest True Virtues]
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- Virtue rejects facility to be her companion. She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way.
[ Companion Facility Her Rejects Requires Rough She Thorny Virtue Way]
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- Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
[ Heavenly Humility Low Root Shoot Sweet Virtues Which]
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- In such a state, humility is the virtue of men, and their only defense; to walk humbly with God, never doubting, whatever befall, that His will is good, and that His law is right.
[ Befall Defense Doubting God Good His Humbly Humility Law Men Never Only Right State Such Their Virtue Walk Whatever Will]
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- They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine about the general improvement of mankind is a virtue that relieves them from taking trouble about any improvement in particular.
[ Act Any General Improvement Mankind Particular Relieves Sanguine Supposed Taking Them Trouble Very Virtue]
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- So what I do now is to pre-empt that by making the up into a virtue, and telling funny stories about how crap I am before people have a chance to notice it for themselves and think maybe I haven't realised.
[ Am Before Chance Crap Funny Haven How Into Making Maybe Notice Now Realised Stories Telling Themselves Think Up Virtue]
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- The Menzies Government, by its participation in the plans for the development of other nations, can see the virtue of planning for them but apparently cannot see the virtue of a plan for Australia.
[ Apparently Australia Cannot Development Government Nations Other Participation Plan Planning Plans See Them Virtue]
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- It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.
[ Citizens Civic Consciousness Educates Gives Into Mission State Their Them Unity Virtue Which]
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- So, to praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's own efforts.
[ Efforts Encourage Others Own Praise Their Virtues]
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- I want to present interesting stories that don't qualify themselves just by virtue of their ethnographic type.
[ Interesting Just Present Qualify Stories Their Themselves Type Virtue Want]
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- The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.
[ His Least Most Often Own Person Talks Virtue Virtuous]
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- Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure; but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake, we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure, because we can never have the virtue.
[ Because Brings Cultivate Gain Highest Never Only Own Pleasure Religious Reward Sake Selfish Truest Virtue Will]
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- Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.
[ Arises Desire Devotion Often Sated Virtue]
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- Of the Marines on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue.
[ Common Marines Uncommon Valor Virtue]
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- It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art.
[ Art Been Chiefly Credited Excellent Fate Industry Life Little Long Morals Production Quality Satisfactory Virtue]
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- Industry, economy, honesty, and kindness form a quartet of virtues that will never be improved upon.
[ Economy Form Honesty Improved Industry Kindness Never Quartet Upon Virtues Will]
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- A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
[ Destroy Does Exists Felt Forces Him Man Nobler Precisely Situation Still Than Tragic Triumph Virtue Which]
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- No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
[ Cost Dear Ever His Increase Integrity Keep Man Much Must Never Only Our Parted Price Purchase Thing Too Us Value Virtue Whose Worth]
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- Of the unjust rights which in virtue of this ceremony an iniquitous law gives me over the person and property of another, I cannot legally, but I can morally, divest myself.
[ Another Cannot Ceremony Divest Gives Law Legally Morally Myself Over Person Property Rights Unjust Virtue Which]
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- There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it, which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only; I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within.
[ Adopt Believe Courage Dangers Darkest Enforce Hour Impending Know May Measure Nation Needing Only Other Rationally Redeem Relief Sufficient Trust Virtue Which Within Without]
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- Competition is such a virtue, and everybody's so busy competing, they have no time for compassion.
[ Busy Compassion Competing Competition Everybody Such Time Virtue]
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- The kind of society which we still have is maybe, in some cases, getting worse. Competition is becoming a virtue. Intense competition drives people to go more and more into self-interest. Even to see other folks as competition.
[ Becoming Cases Competition Drives Even Folks Getting Go Intense Into Kind Maybe More Other See Self-Interest Society Some Still Virtue Which Worse]
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- Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
[ Blame Characteristics Cheered Excellent Grieved Know Man Own Powers Praise Thoroughly Virtues]
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- A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
[ Always Good Moderately Moderation Ought Principle Temper Thing Vice Virtue]
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- Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
[ Always Moderation Principle Temper Vice Virtue]
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- Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts.
[ Acquired Efforts Encourage Endeavor Others Own Praise Rests Their Through Upon Virtues Which Wholly Yourself]
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- When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
[ Hereditary Ought Planning Posterity Remember Virtue]
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- Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
[ Blame Characteristics Cheered Excellent Grieved Know Man Ones Own Powers Praise Thoroughly Virtues]
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- Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines.
[ Aim Alchemy Consider Gold Lie Making Many May Medicines Only Power Said Silver Such Virtue]
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- There's no credit in not doing what you don't want to do. There's no virtue in not falling, when you're not tempted.
[ Credit Doing Falling Tempted Virtue Want]
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- The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.
[ Acts Exertions Habitual His Man Measured Should Special Strength Virtue]
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- I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value. Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them.
[ Beauty Fallen Hasn Life Lifeless Much Never Revealed Stumbled Their Them Value Virtue]
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- We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.
[ Breath Cannot Character Clearness Discover Easily Enemy Faults Friend Friends Hates Impedes Learn Love Mirror Our Real Reflection Us Virtues Warmth Which]
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- In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.
[ Beauty Before Body Companion Friend Hast Marriage Mind Money Person Prefer Second Self Then Thou Virtue Wife Wise]
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- We are apt to love praise, but not deserve it. But if we would deserve it, we must love virtue more than that.
[ Apt Deserve Love More Must Praise Than Virtue Would]
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- The characters you refer to as predatory and unsavory are useful. They're the ones who make a novel into a thriller. They're active, and most of the common virtues, the signs of a good person, are not.
[ Active Characters Common Good Into Make Most Novel Ones Person Predatory Refer Signs Thriller Unsavory Useful Virtues]
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- Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
[ Beauty Dwell Great Rarely Together Virtue]
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- All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force... We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter.
[ Assume Behind Conscious Existence Exists Force Intelligent Matrix Matter Mind Must Only Originates Virtue]
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- All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.
[ Earth Enough Exchange Give Gold Under Upon Virtue Which]
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- Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
[ Education Movement Music Reach Soul Sound Virtue]
Topic: Music
- Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do.
[ Actions Ages Each Relative Us Virtue]
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- We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.
[ Adapted Children Esteem Fictions First Greatest Hear Importance Manner Most Ought Perfect Promotion Should Virtue Which]
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- Persevere in virtue and diligence.
[ Diligence Persevere Virtue]
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- A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
[ Darken Few Many Sufficient Vices Virtues]
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- The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
[ Education Good Honesty Lie Root Spring Very Virtue]
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- Bodies which contain a greater proportion of water than is necessary to balance the other elements, are speedily corrupted, and lose their virtues and properties.
[ Balance Bodies Contain Corrupted Elements Greater Lose Necessary Other Properties Proportion Speedily Than Their Virtues Water Which]
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- Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
[ Alone Below Enough Happiness Know Man Then Truth Virtue]
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- The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
[ Begins Difference Ends Nice Too Vice Virtue Where]
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- Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
[ Content Decencies Dwell Endeavour Ever Finds Painful She Too Virtue]
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- Dr. Johnson has said that the chief glory of a country arises from its authors. But then that is only as they are oracles of wisdom; unless they teach virtue, they are more worthy of a halter than of the laurel.
[ Arises Authors Chief Country Dr Glory Halter Johnson Laurel More Only Oracles Said Teach Than Then Unless Virtue Wisdom Worthy]
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- Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem.
[ Fine Gem Nobility Setting Virtue Without]
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- Good art however "immoral" is wholly a thing of virtue. Good art can NOT be immoral. By good art I mean art that bears true witness, I mean the art that is most precise.
[ Art Bears Good However Immoral Mean Most Precise Thing True Virtue Wholly Witness]
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- Britain, which in the years immediately before this war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed, is now being bombed and burned into democracy.
[ Before Being Bombed Britain Burned Democracy Democratic Immediately Into Losing Now Possessed Rapidly Such Virtues War Which Years]
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- Be to their virtue very kind; be to their faults a little blind.
[ Blind Faults Kind Little Their Very Virtue]
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- For, when with beauty we can virtue join, We paint the semblance of a form divine.
[ Beauty Divine Form Join Paint Semblance Virtue]
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- An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery.
[ Able Courage Disinterested Government Intelligence Know Mockery Popular Preserve Press Public Public-Spirited Right Sham Trained Virtue Which Without]
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- Virtue is harmony.
[ Harmony Virtue]
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- If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
[ Beloved Desire God Heart Humble Humility Itself Love Loves Man Neither None Nor Prevail Proud Reason Strength Thou Virtue Where]
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- A laugh costs too much when bought at the expense of virtue.
[ Bought Costs Expense Laugh Much Too Virtue]
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- Though ambition in itself is a vice, yet it is often the parent of virtues.
[ Ambition Itself Often Parent Though Vice Virtues Yet]
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- The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.
[ Character Contemplation Exercised Matter Mind Moulded Multiplicity Subject Variety Vice Virtue While]
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- Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues.
[ Ambition Cause Itself Often Though Times Vice Virtues Yet]
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- Believe me, 'tis a godlike thing to lend; to owe is a heroic virtue.
[ Believe Godlike Heroic Lend Owe Thing Tis Virtue]
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- I have pushed virtue to outright brutality.
[ Brutality Outright Pushed Virtue]
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- Too much virtue can be criminal.
[ Criminal Much Too Virtue]
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- Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
[ Achieved Another Character Earn Emotional Expression Greatest Joy Love Man Moral Paid Person Price Qualities Receives Reward Values Virtues Your]
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- Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
[ Barometer Money Society Virtue]
Topic: Money
- In this era in which we live, the old-fashioned virtues grow increasingly unpopular.
[ Era Grow Increasingly Live Old-Fashioned Unpopular Virtues Which]
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- Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
[ Accuracy Always Lady Newspaper Print Virtue]
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- The Cause of Women is generally the Cause of Virtue.
[ Cause Generally Virtue Women]
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- Perseverance is a virtue that cannot be understated.
[ Cannot Perseverance Understated Virtue]
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- Extol Jewish virtue, modern Zionism and the Israeli Defense Forces.
[ Defense Extol Forces Israeli Jewish Modern Virtue Zionism]
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- Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves.
[ Again Effort Equality Great Justice Love May Need Said Sufficient Themselves Virtue]
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- Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country.
[ Applied Consequence Country Democracy Distinct General Inflexible Justice Less Most Natural Only Pressing Principle Prompt Severe Terror Than Then Virtue Wants]
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- The virtues are lost in self-interest as rivers are lost in the sea.
[ Lost Rivers Sea Self-Interest Virtues]
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- Blind submission in women is considered a virtue, while submission to wrong is itself wrong, and resistance to wrong is virtue alike in women as in man.
[ Alike Blind Considered Itself Man Resistance Submission Virtue While Women Wrong]
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- Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
[ Always Combat Live Ourselves State Virtue War]
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- Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us.
[ Blessing Liberty Us Virtue Without Would]
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- No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
[ Gossips Other Secret Virtues]
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- Every faculty and virtue I possess can be used as an instrument with which to worry myself.
[ Every Faculty Instrument Myself Possess Used Virtue Which Worry]
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- Happiness lies neither in vice nor in virtue; but in the manner we appreciate the one and the other, and the choice we make pursuant to our individual organization.
[ Appreciate Choice Happiness Individual Lies Make Manner Neither Nor Organization Other Our Vice Virtue]
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- In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.
[ Acquaint First Know Must Order Ourselves Vice Virtue]
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- Nature, who for the perfect maintenance of the laws of her general equilibrium, has sometimes need of vices and sometimes of virtues, inspires now this impulse, now that one, in accordance with what she requires.
[ Accordance Equilibrium General Her Impulse Inspires Laws Maintenance Nature Need Now Perfect Requires She Sometimes Vices Virtues]
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- One can never speak enough of the virtues, the dangers, the power of shared laughter.
[ Dangers Enough Laughter Never Power Shared Speak Virtues]
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- Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
[ Proportioned Rarely Reputation Virtue]
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- In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue, right conduct from habitual has become natural.
[ Become Case Conduct Habitual Life Natural Own Practice Right Spent Virtue Whole]
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- Kings are more prone to mistrust the good than the bad; and they are always afraid of the virtues of others.
[ Afraid Always Bad Good Kings Mistrust More Others Prone Than Virtues]
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- The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.
[ Eternal Fleeting Fragile Glorious Glory Goes Possession Virtue Wealth]
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- The virtue of some people consists wholly in condemning the vices in others.
[ Condemning Consists Others Some Vices Virtue Wholly]
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- Popularity is a crime from the moment it is sought; it is only a virtue where men have it whether they will or no.
[ Crime Men Moment Only Popularity Sought Virtue Where Whether Will]
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- Every complete man has his genius. True virtue is genius.
[ Complete Every Genius His Man True Virtue]
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- Virtue is reason which has become energy.
[ Become Energy Reason Virtue Which]
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- For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends to preserve and improve the species: in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice.
[ Animal Any Becomes Community Destructive Egoism Improve Kind Preserve Solitary Species Tends Vice Virtue]
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- Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.
[ Capitalism Civilization Creates Educates Inevitably Interest Logic Social Subsidizes Unrest Very Vested Virtue]
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- Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.
[ Children Grace Hereditary Heroic Lends Makes Mind Opens Poetry Teach Virtues Wisdom]
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- To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue.
[ Ambitious Glory Honor Incentive Natures Our Perfection Principle True Very Virtue]
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- No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic.
[ Enthusiastic Safe Virtue]
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- Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.
[ Called Crime Succeeds Virtue]
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- Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue.
[ Called Crime Fortunate Successful Virtue]
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- We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered to-day? what passions opposed? what temptation resisted? what virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
[ Abate Account Acquired Brought Call Day Every Infirmity Mastered Night Opposed Our Ourselves Passions Resisted Should Temptation Themselves To-Day Vices Virtue Will]
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- With respect to the first of these obstacles, it has often been made a matter of grave complaint against Political Economists, that they confine their attention to Wealth, and disregard all consideration of Happiness or Virtue.
[ Against Attention Been Complaint Confine Consideration Disregard Economists First Grave Happiness Made Matter Obstacles Often Political Respect Their These Virtue Wealth]
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- We have forgotten that we have not come to an empty land to inherit it, but we have come to conquer a country from people inhabiting it, that governs it by the virtue of its language and savage culture.
[ Come Conquer Country Culture Empty Forgotten Governs Inhabiting Inherit Land Language Savage Virtue]
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- I am a very conscientious golfer. I count every stroke. I learned to play that way. That is the only way I can play. It taught me to be honest. There is no greater virtue than honesty.
[ Am Conscientious Count Every Golfer Greater Honest Honesty Learned Only Play Stroke Taught Than Very Virtue Way]
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- Elegance is inferior to virtue.
[ Elegance Inferior Virtue]
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- It is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of it's own reason.
[ Any Being Call Exercise Farce Own Reason Result Virtues Virtuous Whose]
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- Virtues, like essences, lose their fragrance when exposed.
[ Essences Exposed Fragrance Lose Their Virtues]
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- My purpose is to inspire people of all walks of life to discover the virtue inherent within them and to bring forth that virtue in their daily lives.
[ Bring Daily Discover Forth Inherent Inspire Life Lives Purpose Their Them Virtue Walks Within]
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- Christian virtues unite men. Racism separates them.
[ Christian Men Racism Separates Them Unite Virtues]
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- My parents had always preached the virtues of hard work. But hard work is one thing; economic struggle is another.
[ Always Another Economic Had Hard Parents Preached Struggle Thing Virtues Work]
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- If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist; but if virtue have the advantage, arbitrary power cannot be established.
[ Advantage Arbitrary Cannot Corruption Established Liberty Power Prevail Subsist Vice Virtue]
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- Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
[ Absence Best Fatal First Mental Tact Talent Virtues]
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- Modesty is the color of virtue.
[ Color Modesty Virtue]
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- Women's virtue is man's greatest invention.
[ Greatest Invention Man Virtue Women]
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- Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.
[ Courage Higher Moral Physical Rarer Than Virtue]
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- Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.
[ Generosity Humanity Man Virtue Woman]
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- Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
[ Because Conscience Excesses Feared More Regulation Subject Than Vice Virtue]
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- The whole mystery of temptation is to have sins suggested to us, and to be swept after them by a sudden enthusiasm, which sometimes feels as strong as the Spirit of God ever made in us the enthusiasm for virtue.
[ After Enthusiasm Ever Feels God Made Mystery Sins Sometimes Spirit Strong Sudden Suggested Swept Temptation Them Us Virtue Which Whole]
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- It is safest to be moderately base - to be flexible in shame, and to be always ready for what is generous, good, and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.
[ Always Anything Base Flexible Gained Generous Good Just Moderately Ready Safest Shame Virtue]
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- Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect.
[ Creatures Display Fellow Love Manners Momentary Our Qualities Respect Shadows Those Virtues Which]
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- Solitude cherishes great virtues and destroys little ones.
[ Cherishes Destroys Great Little Ones Solitude Virtues]
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- The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.
[ Abide Alone Rewards Secure Virtue]
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- Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
[ Blessedness Itself Reward Virtue]
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- For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
[ Absence Benevolence Confidence Disposition Justice Mere Mind Peace Springs State Virtue War]
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- Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
[ Happiness Reward Virtue]
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- Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
[ Absence Benevolence Confidence Disposition Justice Mind Peace State Virtue War]
Topic: Peace
- Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
[ Absence Based Character Peace Strength Virtue War]
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- The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
[ Basis Endeavor First Only Understand Virtue]
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- True virtue is life under the direction of reason.
[ Direction Life Reason True Under Virtue]
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- Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace.
[ Accepting Alone Christ Eternal Faith God Grace Him Immediate Justification Life Receiving Relation Resting Sanctification Saving Upon Virtue]
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- A healthy social life is found only, when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection, and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living.
[ Community Each Finds Found Healthy Life Living Mirror Only Reflection Social Soul Virtue Whole]
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- When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.
[ Begin Blamed Committed Credit Crimes Evens Get Itself Never Older Out Possessed Virtues Younger]
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- Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
[ Arrive Brave Forgive Generous How Human Know Most Nature Only Pitch Refined Virtue]
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- Accuracy to a newspaper is what virtue is to a lady; but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
[ Accuracy Always Lady Newspaper Print Virtue]
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- In debate, one randomly was assigned to one side or the other. This had at least one virtue - it made one see that there was more than one side to these complex issues.
[ Assigned Complex Debate Had Issues Least Made More Other Randomly See Side Than These Virtue]
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- Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them.
[ Banished Because Betray Citizens Councils Created Dare Fall Flatter Honest Intelligence Order Profligate Public Republics Rewarded Spirit Them Virtue Wise]
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- To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization.
[ Details Everyday Great Heroic Insipid Life Little Noble Rare Really Things Truly Virtue Worthy]
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- If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom.
[ Cannot Capacity Highest Man Then Theoretical Things Unknowable Virtue Wisdom]
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- Virtue often trips and falls on the sharp-edges rock of poverty.
[ Falls Often Poverty Rock Trips Virtue]
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- There are criminals who are drug users, but most addicts are criminals only by virtue of prohibition or from resorting to crime to pay inflated black market prices.
[ Addicts Black Crime Criminals Inflated Market Most Only Pay Prices Prohibition Resorting Users Virtue]
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- More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice.
[ Bullied Flattered Into More Out Than Vice Virtue]
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- My whole mood or sense can change by virtue of the music that I'm listening to. It really does affect me on a visceral and emotional level.
[ Affect Change Does Emotional Level Listening Mood Music Really Sense Virtue Visceral Whole]
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- What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.
[ Beauty Direction Life Look Love Man Truth Ultimate Virtue]
Topic: Wisdom
- To say of shame - what is it? Of virtue - we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it's no longer sin.
[ Kiss Longer Miss Say Shame Sin Virtue]
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- There may be a hundred thousand men in an army, who are all equally free; but they only are naturally most fit to be commanders or leaders, who most excel in the virtues required for the right performance of those offices.
[ Army Commanders Equally Excel Fit Free Hundred Leaders May Men Most Naturally Offices Only Performance Required Right Those Thousand Virtues]
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- Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
[ Bear Difficult Less Measure Misfortune Pleasure Prosperity Remain Than Touchstone Uncorrupted Virtue]
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- The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
[ Annoying Generally Going Pretty Problem Some Sure Vices Virtues]
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- Every act of virtue is an ingredient unto reward.
[ Act Every Ingredient Reward Unto Virtue]
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- Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more.
[ Failings Force Inseparable Man Matter More Our Separate Virtues]
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- Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition, but it has its curious rewards. There is a sense of getting somewhere fast, which satisfies a native American urge.
[ American Composition Curious Fast Getting Graphic Native Noblest Rewards Satisfies Scarcely Sense Somewhere Speed Urge Virtue Which]
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- Faith is the sense of life, that sense by virtue of which man does not destroy himself, but continues to live on. It is the force whereby we live.
[ Continues Destroy Does Faith Force Himself Life Live Man Sense Virtue Whereby Which]
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- The extinction of race consciousness as between Muslims is one of the outstanding achievements of Islam, and in the contemporary world there is, as it happens, a crying need for the propagation of this Islamic virtue.
[ Achievements Between Consciousness Contemporary Crying Extinction Happens Islam Islamic Muslims Need Outstanding Propagation Race Virtue World]
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- Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect.
[ Act Blaming Culture Honors Intellect Our Peculiarly Sign Takes Virtue Which]
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- Dishonesty in government is the business of every citizen. It is not enough to do your own job. There's no particular virtue in that. Democracy isn't a gift. It's a responsibility.
[ Business Citizen Democracy Dishonesty Enough Every Gift Government Job Own Particular Responsibility Virtue Your]
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- To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
[ Defect Realize Understand Virtue]
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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.
[ Appears Beginning Benevolence Conduct Disorder Expedience Expediency Lost Mere Right Shadow Truth Virtue]
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- Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much.
[ Amount Her Much Said She Thought Vice Virtue]
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- By virtue of believing in a Supreme Being one embraces certain mysteries.
[ Being Believing Certain Embraces Mysteries Supreme Virtue]
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- Our failings sometimes bind us to one another as closely as could virtue itself.
[ Another Bind Closely Could Failings Itself Our Sometimes Us Virtue]
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- Vice stirs up war, virtue fights.
[ Fights Stirs Up Vice Virtue War]
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- Many writers who choose to be active in the world lose not virtue but time, and that stillness without which literature cannot be made.
[ Active Cannot Choose Literature Lose Made Many Stillness Time Virtue Which Without World Writers]
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- Who sows virtue reaps honor.
[ Honor Reaps Sows Virtue]
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- Even virtue is fairer when it appears in a beautiful person.
[ Appears Beautiful Even Fairer Person Virtue]
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- The only virtue a character needs to possess between hardcovers, even if he bears a real person's name, is vitality: if he comes to life in our imaginations, he passes the test.
[ Bears Between Character Comes Even Imaginations Life Name Needs Only Our Passes Person Possess Real Test Virtue Vitality]
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- It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.
[ Barrier Human Ignorance Infantile Knowledge Separates Spirit Superstition Thought Virginity Virtue Would]
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- It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
[ Could Human Imagined Mind Superstitions Virginity Virtue]
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- Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
[ Always Before Destroying Laws Shade Slight Some Support Them Tyrants Virtue]
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- What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
[ After Age Consider Energy Loss Most Persons Simply Virtue]
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- The three chief virtues of a programmer are: Laziness, Impatience and Hubris.
[ Chief Hubris Impatience Laziness Programmer Three Virtues]
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- Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
[ Acting Activity Due Injustice Itself Justice Lie Others Rather Renders Tells Than Truth Us Virtue]
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- Virtue knows to a farthing what it has lost by not having been vice.
[ Been Farthing Having Knows Lost Vice Virtue]
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- Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.
[ Company Discourse Good Sinews Very Virtue]
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- Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
[ Bidder Few Highest Men Virtue Withstand]
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- I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
[ Character Consider Enough Enviable Firmness Honest Hope Maintain Man Most Possess Shall Titles Virtue]
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- Negroes are human beings with exactly the same faults and virtues as members of the other races.
[ Beings Exactly Faults Human Members Negroes Other Races Same Virtues]
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- Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
[ Bored Punctuality Virtue]
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- A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
[ Cannot Country Liberty Nor Subsist Virtue Well Without]
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- Man is most happy, when his own actions are arguments and examples of his virtue.
[ Actions Arguments Examples Happy His Man Most Own Virtue]
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- Virtue looks good but it only suits imposing figures.
[ Figures Good Imposing Looks Only Suits Virtue]
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- In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
[ Attention Humility Intellectual Less More Nor Nothing Order Power Than Virtue]
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- Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.
[ Domain Else Genius Humility Nothing Real Supernatural Thought Virtue]
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- The first task in teaching is to bring to consciousness what the students already believe by virtue of their personal experiences about themselves and society.
[ Already Believe Bring Consciousness Experiences First Personal Society Students Task Teaching Their Themselves Virtue]
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- Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office.
[ Box Office Own Reward Sale Virtue]
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- It is always one's virtues and not one's vices that precipitate one into disaster.
[ Always Disaster Into Vices Virtues]
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- A New York divorce is in itself a diploma of virtue.
[ Diploma Divorce Itself New Virtue York]
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- True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
[ Brutal Courage Firm Force Heroes Reason Resolve True Virtue Vulgar]
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- Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.
[ Aim Alone Ambition Best Employed Enjoyed Fame Labour Mankind Most Obtained Share Source Then True Virtue Wisdom]
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- Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom the source of virtue, and of fame, obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.
[ Aim Alone Ambition Best Employed Enjoyed Fame Labour Mankind Most Obtained Share Source Then True Virtue Wisdom]
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- In the long run, the public interest depends on private virtue.
[ Depends Interest Long Private Public Run Virtue]
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- In fact, it is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of its own reason.
[ Any Being Call Exercise Fact Farce Own Reason Result Virtues Virtuous Whose]
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- Independence I have long considered as the grand blessing of life, the basis of every virtue; and independence I will ever secure by contracting my wants, though I were to live on a barren heath.
[ Barren Basis Blessing Considered Contracting Ever Every Grand Heath Independence Life Live Long Secure Though Virtue Wants Were Will]
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- Virtue can only flourish among equals.
[ Among Equals Flourish Only Virtue]
Topic: Equality
- Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain.
[ Attain Degraded Despise Enjoy Freedom Last Moment Present Propensity Struggle Sufficient Virtue Which Women]
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- The sciences have ever been the surest guides to virtue.
[ Been Ever Guides Sciences Surest Virtue]
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- We speak of virtue, honour, reason; but our thought does not translate any one of these concepts into a substance.
[ Any Concepts Does Honour Into Our Reason Speak Substance These Thought Translate Virtue]
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- Chinese culture has a lot of virtues that are tremendously valuable to not only us as Asian-Americans, but also the world in general.
[ Also Chinese Culture General Lot Only Tremendously Us Valuable Virtues World]
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- Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
[ Growing Growth Happiness Happy Neither Nor Pleasure Simply Thing Virtue]
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- Virtue alone has majesty in death.
[ Alone Death Majesty Virtue]
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- Everybody believes in something and everybody, by virtue of the fact that they believe in something, uses that something to support their own existence.
[ Believe Believes Everybody Existence Fact Own Something Support Their Uses Virtue]
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- Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
[ Foundation Humility Solid Virtues]
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