Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one.
Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.
Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
Faith is the foundation upon which a godlike character is built. It is a prerequisite for all other virtues.
No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself.
The three chief virtues of a programmer are: Laziness, Impatience and Hubris.
No one of this nation ever begs, for the houses of all are common to all; and they consider liberality and hospitality amongst the first virtues.
The virtues are lost in self-interest as rivers are lost in the sea.
If you're not going to be rewarded for your virtues, and instead you're going to be punished for them, then what's your motivation to continue?
Great necessities call out great virtues.