Virtues Related Quotes



Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


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“Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.”

Ayn Rand


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Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


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Fortune makes our virtues and vices visible, just as light does the objects of sight.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


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While selfishness joins hands with no one of the virtues, benevolence is allied to them all.

Oliver Goldsmith


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Capitalism's biggest political enemies are not the firebrand trade unionists spewing vitriol against the system but the executives in pin-striped suits extolling the virtues of competitive markets with every breath while attempting to extinguish them with every action,

Raghuram Rajan


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Gather the five virtues (Dignity, Confidence, Courage, Compassion, and Faith). Then you are a man.

Kofi Annan


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To avoid an occasion for our virtues is a worse degree of failure than to push forward pluckily and make a fall.

Robert Louis Stevenson


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This world was not created piecemeal. Africa was born no later and no earlier than any other geographical area on this globe. Africans, no more and no less than other men, possess all human attributes, talents and deficiencies, virtues and faults.

Haile Selassie


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In many cases hate a person is rooted in the involuntary estimate of its virtues.

Arthur Schopenhauer


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