“Virtue . . . is the same for men and for women.”
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life.
"Half our virtue arises from our being out of the way of temptation."
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
Men are equal it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.
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.
Aspire to the principal, behave with virtue, abide by benevolence, and immerse yourself in the arts.
Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.
People with virtue must speak out; people who speak are not all virtuous.
Virtue is never left to stand alone. He who has it will have neighbors.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
To be greatly and effectively wicked a man needs some virtue.
Honor is the reward of virtue.
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess.
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
Habits of virtue and vice are caused by acts.
The weakest of all weak things is a virtue which has not been tested in the fire.