Monday, May 02, 2005

Virtue Quotes

  Be not simply good; be good for something.  ~Henry David Thoreau He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place.  ~Charles Caleb Colton Modesty and unselfishness - these are virtues which men praise - and pass by.  ~André Maurois, Ariel, 1924 Virtues are dangerous as vices insofar as they are allowed to rule over one as authorities and not as qualities one develops oneself.  ~Friedrich Nietzsche Virtue is its own revenge.  ~E.Y. Harburn All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance.  ~Theodore M. Hesburgh The imperfections of a man, his frailties, his faults, are just as important as his virtues.  You can't separate them.  They're wedded.  ~Henry Miller Virtue would not go to such lengths if vanity did not keep her company.  ~Fran├žois de la Rochefoucauld A man hasn't got a corner on virtue just because his shoes are shined.  ~Anne Petry What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.&#


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