Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
It is by virtue of the temple that the world is resanctified in every part.
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.
In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.
For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends to preserve and improve the species: in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice.
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.
Too much virtue can be criminal.
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Who sows virtue reaps honor.
Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul.
All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force... We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter.
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
While all other things are uncertain, evanescent, and ephemeral, virtue alone is fixed with deep roots;it can neither be overthrown by any violence or moved from its place.
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Even virtue is fairer when it appears in a beautiful person.
We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.
Gossip is the Devil's radio.