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The definition of virtue: insufficient temptation.
-- George Bernard Shaw
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
-- Winston Churchill
There is no virtue in giving to others what is useless to oneself.
To exercise power costs effort and demands courage. That is why so many fail to assert rights to which they are perfectly entitled -- because a right is a kind of power but they are too lazy or too cowardly to exercise it. The virtues which cloak these faults are called patience and forbearance.
-- Oscar Wilde
To know what not to think about is a major intellectual virtue.
Unless virtue guide us, our choice must be wrong.
Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
-- Albert Camus
Virtue flourishes in misfortune.
Virtue has more admirers than followers.
Virtue never dwells alone; it always has neighbors.
We all agree that the nicest people in the world are those who minimize our faults and magnify our virtues.
When one robs another of virtue, he loses his own.
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