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Great necessities call out great virtues.

Author: Abigail Adams (1744-1818)

Profession: American Letter Writer

Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.

Author: Minna Antrim (1861)

Profession: American Epigrammist

All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Most virtue is a demand for greater seduction.

Author: Natalie Clifford Barney (1876-1972)

Profession: American-born French Author

There are in every man, always, two simultaneous allegiances, one to God, the other to Satan. Invocation of God, or Spirituality, is a desire to climb higher; that of Satan, or animality, is delight in descent.

Author: Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)

Profession: French Poet

But do not let immorality or any impurity or greed even be named among you, as is proper among saints. [Ephesians 5:3]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. [Galatians 5:23, 24]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women.

Author: Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910)

Profession: British-born American Doctor

The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

If one is not virtuous he becomes vicious.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.

Author: Francis H. Bradley (1846-1924)

Profession: British Philosopher