David Mallet

1705 - 1765

A Quote by David Mallet on virtue

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True valor, on virtue founded strong, meets all events alike.

David Mallet (1705 - 1765)

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A Quote by David Mallet on fortune and virtue

Who hath not known ill fortune, never knew himself, or his own virtue.

David Mallet (1705 - 1765)

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A Quote by David Mallet on affliction, honor, humility, patience, and virtue

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.

David Mallet (1705 - 1765)

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A Quote by David Mallet on bravery, courtship, deed, fame, and honesty

I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds; who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it.

David Mallet (1705 - 1765)

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A Quote by David Mallet on nobility and people

A sovereign's great example forms a people; the public breast is noble or vile as he inspires it.

David Mallet (1705 - 1765)

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A Quote by David Mallet on despair, fear, soul, support, and uncertainty

Uncertainty! fell demon of our fears! The human soul that can support despair, supports not thee.

David Mallet (1705 - 1765)

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