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Virtue is indeed its own reward.
[Lat., Ipsa quidem pretium virtus sibi.]

Virtue is indeed its own reward.
[Lat., Ipsa quidem pretium virtus sibi.]

by Claudian (claudianus) Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.

Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.

The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.

by Jawaharlal Nehru Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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He possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence; courage without ferocity; and all the virtues of man without his vices

He possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence; courage without ferocity; and all the virtues of man without his vices

by Lord Byron Found in: Vice Quotes, Virtue Quotes,
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The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.

The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.

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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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In the approach to virtue there are many steps.
[Lat., In virtute sunt multi adscensus.]

In the approach to virtue there are many steps.
[Lat., In virtute sunt multi adscensus.]

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To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue. They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, read more

To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue. They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.

by Confucius Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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That which leads us to the performance of duty by offering
pleasure as its reward, is not virtue, but read more

That which leads us to the performance of duty by offering
pleasure as its reward, is not virtue, but a deceptive copy and
imitation of virtue.
[Lat., Nam quae voluptate, quasi mercede aliqua, ad officium
impellitur, ea non est virtus sed fallax imitatio simulatioque
virtutis.]

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