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Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.

Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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The more virtuous any man is, the less easily does he suspect
others to be vicious.
[Lat., Nam read more

The more virtuous any man is, the less easily does he suspect
others to be vicious.
[Lat., Nam ut quisque est vir optimus, ita difficillime esse
alios improbos suspicatur.]

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The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love read more

The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, "I was wrong".

by Sydney J. Harris Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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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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When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary

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

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

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

by Albert J. Nock Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire.

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

by Confucius Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.

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

by Buddha Found in: Virtue Quotes,
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Of all the benefits which virtue confers on us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest.

Of all the benefits which virtue confers on us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest.

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