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A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward. (Quote by - Minna Antrim)

The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons. (Quote by - Aristotle)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Galatians 5:23, 2 (Quote by - Bible)

For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women. (Quote by - Elizabeth Blackwell)

The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance. (Quote by - Christian Nevell Bovee)

Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

Man seems to be capable of great virtues but not of small virtues; capable of defying his torturer but not of keeping his temper. (Quote by - Gilbert K. Chesterton)

We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition. (Quote by - Alexander Comfort)

Virtuous people are simply those who have not been tempted sufficiently, because they live in a vegetative state, or because their purposes are so concentrated in one direction that they have not had the leisure to glance around them. (Quote by - Isadora Duncan)

The virtue in most request is conformity. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The virtues of society are vices of the saint. The terror of reform is the discovery that we must cast away our virtues, or what we have always esteemed such, into the same pit that has consumed our grosser vices. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Virtue is the only true nobility. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Wickedness is always easier than virtue, for it takes a short cut to everything. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Virtue by premeditation isn't worth much. (Quote by - Georg C. Lichtenberg)

The first time you see Winston Churchill you see all his faults and the rest of your life you spend discovering his virtues. (Quote by - Lady Constance Lytton)

Of all the benefits which virtue confers on us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest. (Quote by - Michel Eyquem De Montaigne)

There is no man so good, who, were he to submit all his thoughts and actions to the laws, would not deserve hanging ten times in his life. (Quote by - Michel Eyquem De Montaigne)

Virtue is a sure anchor. (Quote by - Motto)

Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire. (Quote by - Laurence Hope Nicolson)

If we had to seek virtue outside of ourselves, that would assuredly be difficult; but as it is within us, it suffices to avoid bad thoughts and to keep our souls turned toward the Lord. (Quote by - Philokalia)

Sell not virtue to purchase wealth. (Quote by - English Proverb)

Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves. (Quote by - Jean Jacques Rousseau)

Ah, Eugénie, have done with virtues! Among the sacrifices that can be made to those counterfeit divinities, is there one worth an instant of the pleasures one tastes in outraging them? (Quote by - Marquis De Sade)

Assume a virtue if you have it not. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)


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