In this era in which we live, the old-fashioned virtues grow increasingly unpopular.
Great necessities call out great virtues.
“The Commander stands for the virtues of wisdom, sincerity, benevolence, courage, and strictness.”
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.
A man's shortcomings are taken from his epoch; his virtues and greatness belong to himself.
If a man be without the virtues proper to humanity, what has he to do with music?
Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.