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The very spring and root of honesty…

6 Feb , 2019  

The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education. Great short quote and quotation by: Plutarch, Morals , Greek biographer & moralist (46 AD – 120 AD)

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There are many shining qualities on…

3 May , 2016  

There are many shining qualities on the mind of man; but none so useful as discretion. It is this which gives a value to all the rest, and sets them at work in their proper places, and turns them to the advantage of their possessor. Without it, learning is pedantry; wit, impertinence; virtue itself looks […]

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Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Reflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales

There are very few women in society…

3 Jul , 2015  

There are very few women in society whose virtue outlasts their beauty. Great short quote and quotation by: Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Reflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales , French author & moralist (1613 – 1680)

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There exists a false aristocracy ba…

3 Jul , 2015  

There exists a false aristocracy based on family name, property, and inherited wealth. But there likewise exists a true aristocracy based on intelligence, talent and virtue. Great short quote and quotation by: Tom Robbins , US novelist (1936 – )

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There is no being of any race who, …

3 Jul , 2015  

There is no being of any race who, if he finds the proper guide, cannot attain to virtue. Great short quote and quotation by: Cicero , Roman author, orator, & politician (106 BC – 43 BC)

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To be able under all circumstances …

13 Oct , 2011  

To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness. Great short quote and quotation by: Confucius , Chinese philosopher & reformer (551 BC – 479 BC)

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Benjamin Franklin, ?

To be proud of virtue is to poison …

13 Oct , 2011  

To be proud of virtue is to poison oneself with the antidote. Great short quote and quotation by: Benjamin Franklin, ? , US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, & printer (1706 – 1790)

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

To be really great in little things…

13 Oct , 2011  

To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization. Great short quote and quotation by: Harriet Beecher Stowe , US abolitionist & novelist (1811 – 1896)

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Horace, Epistles

To flee vice is the beginning of vi…

13 Oct , 2011  

To flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and to have got rid of folly is the beginning of wisdom. Great short quote and quotation by: Horace, Epistles , Roman lyric poet & satirist (65 BC – 8 BC)

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Whitheead

True courage is not the brutal forc…

13 Oct , 2011  

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason. Great short quote and quotation by: Whitheead ,

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Truth is the secret of eloquence an…

5 Aug , 2011  

Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life. Great short quote and quotation by: Henri-Fr?d?ric Amiel ,

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Virtue and genuine graces in themse…

15 Feb , 2011  

Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter. Great short quote and quotation by: William Shakespeare , Greatest English dramatist & poet (1564 – 1616)

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