Virtue: The Fruit Of The Spirit

“(22)But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, (23)gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”
~ Bible: Galatians 5:22, 23.

“Virtue is like health: the harmony of the whole man.”
~ Thomas Carlyle

“Persevere in virtue and diligence.”
~ Plautus

“A man’s indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude.”
~ Ruth Benedict

“The best people possess a feeling for beauty. the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable: they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.”
~ Ernest Hemingway

“All people are equal, it is not birth, it is virtue alone that makes the difference.”
~ Voltaire

“Who sows virtue reaps honor.”
~ Leonardo da Vinci

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”
~ Maya Angelou

“All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.”
~ Aristotle

“Virtue is its own reward.”
~ Cicero

“If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.”
~ Edmund Burke

“Sell not virtue to purchase wealth.”
~ English Proverb

“To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.”
~ Laozi

“The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.”
~ F. H. Bradley

“The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.”
~ Confucius

“The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so.”
~ Plato

“Empathy is the greatest virtue. From it, all virtues flow. Without it, all virtues are an act.”
~ Eric Zorn

“Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.”
~ Confucius

“Virtuous and vicious everyone must be; few in extremes, but all in degree.”
~ Alexander Pope

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