• Modesty and unselfishness - these are virtues which men praise and pass by.
    ~ Andre Maurois
  • 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
  • Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
    ~ Henry David Thoreau
  • Beware of making your moral staple consist of the negative virtues.
    ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
  • Virtue is insufficient temptation.
    ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • Virtue is praised, but hated. People run from it, for it is ice-cold and in this world you have to keep your feet warm.
    ~ Denis Diderot
  • Blushing is the color of virtue.
    ~ Diogenes of Sinope
  • We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke strops our vice.
    ~ Henry David Thoreau
  • Virtue is an angel, but she is a blind one, and must ask Knowledge to show her the pathway that leads to her goal.
    ~ Horace Mann
  • Gratitude is the best attitude.
    ~ Author Unknown