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The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.

by: Confucius
Quote id: Q523

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Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.

by: Confucius
Quote id: Q489

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When a man's knowledge is sufficient to attain, and his virtue is not sufficient to enable him to hold, whatever he may have gained, he will lose again.

by: Confucius
Quote id: Q395

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Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.

by: Confucius
Quote id: Q360

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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
Quote id: Q332

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He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.

by: Confucius
Quote id: Q160

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The determined scholar and the man of virtue will not seek to live at the expense of injuring their virtue. They will even sacrifice their lives to preserve their virtue complete.

by: Confucius
Quote id: Q156

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If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.

by: Samuel Butler
Quote id: Q138

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I have not seen a person who loved virtue, or one who hated what was not virtuous. He who loved virtue would esteem nothing above it.

by: Confucius
Quote id: Q84

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Is virtue a thing remote? I wish to be virtuous, and lo! Virtue is at hand.

by: Confucius
Quote id: Q81

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Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.

by: Confucius
Quote id: Q32

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

by: Confucius
Quote id: Q7

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Wisdom is knowing what to do next; Virtue is doing it.

by: David Star Jordan
Quote id: Q599

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The most useful virtue is patience.

by: John Dewey
Quote id: Q721

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What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.

by: Voltaire
Quote id: Q809

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It is virtue, virtue, which both creates and preserves friendship. On it depends harmony of interest, permanence, fidelity.

by: Cicero
Quote id: Q1121

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Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.

by: Emil Ludwig
Quote id: Q1398

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Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.

by: Don Marquis
Quote id: Q1985

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Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.

by: Henry A. Kissinger
Quote id: Q1995

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Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.

by: Indira Gandhi
Quote id: Q2037

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Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

by: Cicero
Quote id: Q2259

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