It still remains true that no justification of virtue will enable a man to be virtuous.
Everybody believes in something and everybody, by virtue of the fact that they believe in something, uses that something to support their own existence.
We speak of virtue, honour, reason but our thought does not translate any one of these concepts into a substance.
The sciences have ever been the surest guides to virtue.
Virtue can only flourish among equals.
Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office.
The first task in teaching is to bring to consciousness what the students already believe by virtue of their personal experiences about themselves and society.
By virtue of believing in a Supreme Being one embraces certain mysteries.
Every complete man has his genius. True virtue is genius.
If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist but if virtue have the advantage, arbitrary power cannot be established.
My purpose is to inspire people of all walks of life to discover the virtue inherent within them and to bring forth that virtue in their daily lives.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.
It is safest to be moderately base - to be flexible in shame, and to be always ready for what is generous, good, and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.
I am a very conscientious golfer. I count every stroke. I learned to play that way. That is the only way I can play. It taught me to be honest. There is no greater virtue than honesty.
Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue it is sufficient that they love themselves.
Too much virtue can be criminal.
I have pushed virtue to outright brutality.
Believe me, 'tis a godlike thing to lend to owe is a heroic virtue.
Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem.
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do.
All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.
I want to present interesting stories that don't qualify themselves just by virtue of their ethnographic type.
There is... genuine virtue in the relative poverty of our political parties and the relative independence of their constituency associations.