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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.

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Virtue is not solitary; it is bound to have neighbors

Virtue is not solitary; it is bound to have neighbors

by Confucius Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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It is the stain and disgrace of the age to envy virtue, and to be
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It is the stain and disgrace of the age to envy virtue, and to be
anxious to crush the very flower of dignity.
[Lat., Est haec saeculi labes quaedam et macula virtuti invidere,
velle ipsum florem dignitatis infringere.]

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And be on they guard against the good and the just! They would fain curcify those who devise their own read more

And be on they guard against the good and the just! They would fain curcify those who devise their own virtue -- they hate the lonesome ones.

by Fredrich Nietzsche Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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Chastity - you can carry it too far

Chastity - you can carry it too far

by Mark Twain Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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Virtue has a veil, vice a mask.

Virtue has a veil, vice a mask.

by Victor Hugo Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.

Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.

by Adam Smith Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.

All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.

by Aristotle Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.

Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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The power of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special efforts, but by his ordinary doing

The power of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special efforts, but by his ordinary doing

by Blaise Pascal Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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