Virtue

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Some people seem to go through life standing at the complaint counter.
Fred Propp Jr.
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  • "Virtue does not come from money, but rather from virtue comes money, and all other things good to man." - Socrates
  • "The power of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special efforts, but by his ordinary doing." - Blaise Pascal
  • "Virtue consisted in avoiding scandal and venereal disease." - Robert Cecil, Life in Edwardian England, 1969
  • "Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good." - Cervantes
  • "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." - Sydney J. Harris
  • "Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • "To be able to practise five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue...gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness." - Confucius, Analects, fifth century B.C.
  • "The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues."
    --Elizabeth Taylor
  • "Female virtue has been held in suspicion from the beginning of the world, and ever will be." - Napoléon Bonaparte
  • ""Love supports virtue alone", say the fools. It supports vice as well" - Valluvar in Tirukkural: 76
  • "Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one." - Marcus Aurelius