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Engrave this Quote Of all the benefits which virtue confers on us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest.
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-Michel de Montaigne
Engrave this Quote From Obedience and submission comes all our virtues, and all sin is comes from self-opinion.
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-Michel de Montaigne
Engrave this Quote He who hates vice hates men.
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-John Morley
Engrave this Quote All art is a struggle to be, in a particular sort of way, virtuous.
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-Iris Murdoch
Engrave this Quote The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.
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-Jawaharlal Nehru
Engrave this Quote Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure; but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake, we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure, because we can never have the virtue.
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-Cardinal J. Newman
Engrave this Quote Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.
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-Laurence Hope Nicolson
Engrave this Quote And be on they guard against the good and the just! They would fain curcify those who devise their own virtue -- they hate the lonesome ones.
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-Friedrich Nietzsche
Thus Spake Zarathustra
Engrave this Quote We do not place especial value on the possession of a virtue until we notice its total absence in our opponent.
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-Friedrich Nietzsche
Engrave this Quote When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
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-Thomas Paine
Engrave this Quote To be innocent is to be not guilty; but to be virtuous is to overcome our evil inclinations.
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-William Penn
Engrave this Quote If we had to seek virtue outside of ourselves, that would assuredly be difficult; but as it is within us, it suffices to avoid bad thoughts and to keep our souls turned toward the Lord.
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-Philokalia
Engrave this Quote The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so.
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-Plato
Engrave this Quote Virtuous and vicious everyone must be; few in extremes, but all in degree.
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-Alexander Pope
Engrave this Quote Life is extraordinarily suave and sweet with certain natural, witty, affectionate people who have unusual distinction and are capable of every vice, but who make a display of none in public and about whom no one can affirm they have a single one. There is something supple and secret about them. Besides, their perversity gives spice to their most innocent occupations, such as taking a walk in the garden at night.
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-Marcel Proust
Engrave this Quote No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice.
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-Marcel Proust
Engrave this Quote Virtue is harmony.
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-Pythagoras
Engrave this Quote However evil men may be they dare not be openly hostile to virtue, and so when they want to attack it they pretend to find it spurious , or impute crimes to it.
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-Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Engrave this Quote We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that have no virtue.
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-Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Engrave this Quote Mona Lisa is the only beauty who went through history and retained her reputation.
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-Will Rogers
Engrave this Quote I have always been fond of the West African proverb: Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
There are several other cited sources of Roosevelt using this proverb.
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-Theodore Roosevelt
letter to Henry L. Sprague, January 26, 1900
Engrave this Quote Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
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-Jean Jacques Rousseau
Engrave this Quote The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.
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-Sallust
Engrave this Quote The virtue of some people consists wholly in condemning the vices in others.
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-Herbert Samuel
Engrave this Quote It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.
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-George Santayana
The Letters of George Santayana

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