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Virtue

Definition: Behaviour showing high moral standards.
Number of Quotes: 7

Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Maya Angelou

We are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they, and things at a greater distance, not by virtue of any sharpness of sight on our part, or any physical distinction, but because we are carried high and raised up by their giant size.
Bernardus Carnotensis

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Cicero

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Confucius

The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
David Hume

Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
Adlai Stevenson

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