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Eugene Sue Quotes and Sayings

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Virtue often trips and falls on the sharp-edges rock of poverty.
- Eugene Sue

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

A thankful heart is the greatest virtue.
- Cicero

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Who sows virtue reaps honor.
- Leonardo da Vinci

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue;
Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
- Lao Tzu

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The only reward of virtue is virtue;
the only way to have a friend is to be one.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
- Anatole France

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge
on their children rather than virtue,
the art of speaking well rather than doing well;
but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
- Ayn Rand

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue,
a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,
confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
- Oscar Wilde

The inherent vice of capitalism
is the unequal sharing of blessings;
the inherent virtue of socialism
is the equal sharing of miseries.
- Winston Churchill

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
- David Starr Jordan

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love,
truth, virtue, and beauty.
- Shinichi Suzuki

Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked
than it is loved by the good.
- The Buddha

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer
silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
- Albert Einstein

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

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for
the education of its virtue.
- Plato

Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
- Henry A. Kissinger

I design for real people.
I think of our customers all the time.
There is no virtue whatsoever in creating clothing
or accessories that are not practical.
- Giorgio Armani

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
- George Washington

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue,
but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice;
it whitens only the hair.
- Ira Gershwin

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes,
but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
- Alfred North Whitehead

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide,
and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
- Robert Hall

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms,
the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven,
and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
- Akhenaton

It is only the poor who pay cash,
and that not from virtue,
but because they are refused credit.
- Anatole France

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
- Indira Gandhi

There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence
that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
- Oliver Goldsmith

Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue;
but moderation in principle is always a vice.
- Thomas Paine

Man cannot be uplifted; he must be seduced into virtue.
- Don Marquis

Exaggerated self-importance is deemed an individual fault,
but a racial virtue.
- Kelly Millar

Man is most happy, when his own actions are arguments
and examples of his virtue.
- John Webster

What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow.
- Henry Fielding

The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

The virtue of justice consists in moderation,
as regulated by wisdom.
- Aristotle

In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.
- Marquis de Sade

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.
- Plato

The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter,
while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.
- Quintilian

Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
- Ambrose Bierce

Blushing is the color of virtue.
- Diogenes

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.
- The Buddha

People who are in a fortunate position always attribute
virtue to what makes them so happy.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue,
right conduct from habitual has become natural.
- Sallust

Well may your heart believe the truths I tell;
'Tis virtue makes the bliss,
where'er we dwell.
- Wilkie Collins

Elegance is inferior to virtue.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue
is but disguised selfishness.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

It is the function of vice to keep virtue within reasonable bounds.
- Samuel Butler

It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit
that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the
barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.
- Voltaire

Vice is its own reward.
It is virtue which, if it is to be marketed with consumer appeal,
must carry Green Shield stamps.
- Quentin Crisp

Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
- Petrarch

When virtue is at liberty, so to some extent is vice.
- Barbara Amiel

Moderation in temper is always a virtue;
but moderation in principle is always a vice.
- Thomas Paine

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.
- Confucius

Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
- John Herschel

Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity.
Cheerfulness itself is a virtue.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment,
and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not
sufficient virtue to struggle to attain.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

A man's indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is.
Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude.
- Ruth Benedict

Confidentiality is a virtue of the loyal,
as loyalty is the virtue of faithfulness.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Every faculty and virtue I possess can be used as an
instrument with which to worry myself.
- Mark Rutherford

To enjoy good health,
to bring true happiness to one's family,
to bring peace to all, one must first
discipline and control one's own mind.
If a man can control his mind
he can find the way to Enlightenment,
and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
- The Buddha

Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without
becoming a principle of evil.
- Albert Camus

Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right;
more often unjust than just.
It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
- Hosea Ballou


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