Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Every person who is satisfied, content and happy thinks his understanding of happiness is truest because that is what he is experiencing. So, a virtuous person would subscribe his happiness to his virtuous deeds while an evil person would subscribe his happiness to his vices. Since a corrupt person has never lived a virtuous life, he will possibly never know the euphoria one derives from doing good deeds.
Just like a sinner can’t know the joys of living an honorable life, a virtuous person can’t know the joys of a sinful life either
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
To be a clergyman, and all that is compassionate and virtuous, ought to be the same thing.
The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys.
To err is human; but contrition felt for the crime distinguishes the virtuous from the wicked.
My Constanze is the virtuous, honourable, discreet, and faithful darling of her honest and kindly-disposed Mozart.
The sage belongs to the same obsolete repertory as the virtuous maiden and the enlightened monarch.
Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.