Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Unless the reformer can invent something which substitutes attractive virtues for attractive vices, he will fail.
Whenever there are great virtues, it's a sure sign something's wrong.
Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
DePaul's plot to deny me tenure had nothing to do with my faults. In fact, and ironically, it viciously attacked me and destroyed my career because of my virtues. Which, although few in number, they still found threatening.
We are more tied to our faults than to our virtues.
Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by.
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.