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" A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues. "
" Bodies which contain a greater proportion of water than is necessary to balance the other elements, are speedily corrupted, and lose their virtues and properties. "
" Britain, which in the years immediately before this war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed, is now being bombed and burned into democracy. "
J. B. Priestley
" But what has America to boast? What are the graces or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What are their triumphs in war, or their inventions in peace? "
" Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own. "
George Bernard Shaw
" Christian virtues unite men. Racism separates them. "
" Conquest is the missionary of valor, and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world. "
" Constancy is the complement of all other human virtues. "
" Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. "
C. S. Lewis
" Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount. "
Clare Boothe Luce
" Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards. "
" Critics, at least generally, want to regard works of fiction as independent entities, whose virtues and failures must be reckoned apart from the circumstances of their creation, and even apart from the intentions of their creator. "
Paul Di Filippo
" DePaul's plot to deny me tenure had nothing to do with my faults. In fact, and ironically, it viciously attacked me and destroyed my career because of my virtues. Which, although few in number, they still found threatening. "
" Even a pacifist should admire the military virtues. "
" Every one suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues. "
F. Scott Fitzgerald
" Evil borders upon good, and vices are confounded with virtues; as the report of good qualities is delightful to a well-disposed mind, so the relation of the contrary should not be offensive. "
" Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues. "
" For centuries, the question of men needing to comprehend women simply didn't arise. Men were valued according to how they measured up to the manly virtues. "
" Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues. "
" 'Game of Thrones' is an amazing show, and I have no problem speaking of the virtues of HBO. "
" Germany has spent the decades since World War II in national penance for Nazi crimes. America spent the decades after the Civil War transforming Confederate crimes into virtues. It is illegal to fly the Nazi flag in Germany. The Confederate flag is enmeshed in the state flag of Mississippi. "
" Great necessities call out great virtues. "
" 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
" He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. "
" Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot. "
" Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues. "
" If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself. "
" If, when you charged a person with his faults, you credited him with his virtues too, you would probably like everybody. "
Lawrence G. Lovasik
" If you're not going to be rewarded for your virtues, and instead you're going to be punished for them, then what's your motivation to continue? "
" In fact, it is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of its own reason. "
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