virtues Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about virtues
“People are drawn deeper into tragedy not by their defects but by their virtues.”
“That all things are possible to him who believes, that they are less difficult to him who hopes, they are more easy to him who loves, and still more easy to him who perseveres in the practice of these three virtues.”
“But let this not blind you to what virtue there is; many persons strive for high ideals, and everywhere life is full of heroism.”
“Thyself and thy belongings are not thine own so proper as to waste thyself upon thy virtues, they on thee.”
“This is a book about that most admirable of human virtues—courage.”
“The happy life is one in accordance with virtue and unimpeded.”
“They had been brought up to think that the domestic virtues were self-evident and universal; they had been starved of the knowledge that most attracts the young mind: that the crown of life is the exercise of choice”
“No class of man is altogether bad, but each has its own faults and virtues; and these shipmates of mine were no exception to the rule. Rough they were, sure enough; and bad, I suppose; but they had many virtues. They were kind when it occurred to them, simple even beyond the simplicity of a country lad like me, and had some glimmerings of honesty.”
“Technology, access, success, power, privilege- this is only a blessing when accompanied by the second of the cardinal virtues: self-restraint.”
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