You're here:


Virtue Quotes


Page 4 of 8


    Virtue quotes by:    

Gambling is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.

    Author: George Washington

The aggregate happiness of society, which is best promoted by the practise of a virtuous policy, is, or ought to be, the end of all government.

    Author: George Washington

Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath; O my God, take the gentle path.

    Author: George Herbert

The virtue of a coward is suspicion.

    Author: George Herbert

Adulation is the death of virtue. Who flatters, is, of all mankind, the lowest, save he who courts the flattery.

    Author: Hannah More

To be good and disagreeable is high treason against the royalty of virtue.

    Author: Hannah More

The martyrs to vice far exceed the martyrs to virtue, both in endurance and in number. So blinded are we to our passions, that we suffer more to insure perdition than salvation.

    Author: Hannah More

We are apt to mistake our vocation in looking out of the way for occasions to exercise great and rare virtues, and stepping over the ordinary ones which lie directly in the road before us.

    Author: Hannah More

Consider how impossible nobility of character would be if our goodness were untried innocence instead of victorious virtue.

    Author: Harry Emerson Fosdick

Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue.

    Author: Hosea Ballou

Every act of virtue is an ingredient unto reward.

    Author: Jeremy Taylor

Modesty is the appendage of sobriety, and is to chastity, to temperance, and to humility as the fringes are to a garment.

    Author: Jeremy Taylor

Page:   1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

Like This Page?



© 1999-2016, oChristian.com. All rights reserved.