Virtue survives the grave.
Virtue that wavers is not virtue.
Virtuous and vicious everyone must be; few in extremes, but all in degree.
Virtuous people are simply those who have not been tempted sufficiently, because they live in a vegetative state, or because their purposes are so concentrated in one direction that they have not had the leisure to glance around them.
We do not place especial value on the possession of a virtue until we notice its total absence in our opponent.
We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition.
Weed — a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
What is virtue but the Trade Unionism of the married?
When you can't have anything else, you can have virtue.
Why does a virtuous man take delight in the landscapes? Because the din of the dusty world and the locked-in-ness of human habitations are what human nature habitually abhors; while on the contrary, haze, mist, and the haunting spirits of the mountains are what human nature seeks, and yet can rarely find.
Wickedness is always easier than virtue, for it takes a short cut to everything.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.
With virtue you can't be entirely poor; without virtue you can't really be rich.
You are a man, not God; you are human, not an angel. How can you expect to remain always in a constant state of virtue, when this was not possible even for an angel of Heaven, nor for the first man in the Garden?