11 Quotes Regarding Virtue


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.
Buddha

Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
Cervantes

Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
Cicero

To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
Confucius

The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
Confucius

Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
Confucius

Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire.
Gustave Le Bon

Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts.
Nagarjuna

When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
Thomas Paine

The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.
Jane Porter

The love of economy is the root of all virtue.
George Bernard Shaw

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