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Curse on his virtues! they've undone his country.

Joseph Addison Topic: Virtue

Sweet are the slumbers of the virtuous man!

Joseph Addison Topic: Virtue

If there's a power above us, he must delight in virtue.

Joseph Addison Topic: Virtue

One's outlook is a part of his virtue.

Amos Bronson Alcott Topic: Virtue

Virtue and sense are one; and, trust me, still A faithless heart betrays the head unsound.

John Armstrong Topic: Virtue

Virtue, the strength and beauty of the soul, Is the best gift of Heaven: a happiness That even above the smiles and frowns of fate Exalts great Nature's favourites: a wealth That ne'er encumbers, nor can be transferr'd.

John Armstrong Topic: Virtue

Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed.

Francis Bacon Topic: Virtue

Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.

Francis Bacon Topic: Virtue

Virtue alone is the unerring sign of a noble soul.

Nicolas Boileau Despreaux Topic: Virtue

What shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart.

Edmund Burke Topic: Virtue

Virtue is not malicious; wrong done her Is righted even when men grant they err.

George Chapman Topic: Virtue

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.

Cicero Topic: Virtue

Honor is the reward of virtue.

Cicero Topic: Virtue

Fewer possess virtue, than those who wish us to believe that they possess it.

Cicero Topic: Virtue

The more virtuous any man is, the less easily does he suspect others to be vicious.

Cicero Topic: Virtue

It is the stain and disgrace of the age to envy virtue, and to be anxious to crush the very flower of dignity.

Cicero Topic: Virtue

In the approach to virtue there are many steps.

Cicero Topic: Virtue

Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.

Cicero Topic: Virtue

Virtue is indeed its own reward.

Claudian Topic: Virtue

Virtue when concealed is a worthless thing.

Claudian Topic: Virtue

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