A Quote by Christopher Marlowe on honor and virtue

Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.

Christopher Marlowe (1564 - 1593)

Source: Conquests of Tamburlaine

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A Quote by Admiral Chester William Nimitz on virtue


Uncommon valor was a common virtue.

Chester Nimitz (1885 - 1965)

Source: Of the Marines at Iwo Jima, February-May 1945.

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on truth and virtue

Truth, for its own sake, had never been a virtue with the Roman clergy.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

Source: Review of Froude’s History of England

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A Quote by Charles Francis Adams II on aim, corruption, crime, failure, life, success, virtue, and wealth

Failure seems to be regarded as the one unpardonable crime, success as the all-redeeming virtue, the acquisition of wealth as the single worthy aim of life. The hair-raising revelations of skullduggery and grand-scale thievery merely incite others to surpass by yet bolder outrages and more corrupt combinations.

Charles Francis Adams II (1835 - 1915)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on action, authority, humility, modesty, pride, prudence, silence, strength, virtue, and weakness

Nothing more enhances authority than silence. It is the crowning virtue of the strong, the refuge of the weak, the modesty of the proud, the pride of the humble, the prudence of the wise, and the sense of fools. To speak is to . . . dissipate one's strength; whereas what action demands is concentration. Silence is a necessary preliminary to the ordering of one's thoughts.

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. on consequences, country, danger, government, history, influence, judaism, lies, majorities, peace, people, strength, survival, tolerance, virtue, and war

Instead of agitating for war, the Jewish groups in this country should be opposing it in every possible way, for they will be among the first to feel its consequences. Tolerance is a virtue that depends upon peace and strength. History shows that it cannot survive war and devastation. A few very far-sighted Jewish people realize this and stand opposed to intervention. But the majority still do not. Their greatest danger to this country lies in their ownership and influence in our motion pictures, our press, our radio, and our government.

Charles Lindbergh (1902 - 1974)

Source: speaking on the Jewish "pro-war policy" at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa.

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A Quote by Caroline Eyring Miner on appreciation, friendship, jesus, justice, love, neighbors, tolerance, and virtue

We speak much of tolerance as if it were the great virtue, but it does not go far enough. Who wants to be tolerated, just to be put up with? Jesus did not say,"Tolerate your neighbor," but instead He said, "Love your neighbors." Each person wants to be loved and appreciated and enjoyed for what he is and for what he can do for his friends and his neighbors.

Caroline Eyring Miner

Source: The Relief Society Magazine

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on love, people, reason, vices, and virtue

I cannot love anyone if I hate myself. That is the reason why we feel so extremely uncomfortable in the presence of people who are noted for their special virtuousness, for they radiate an atmosphere of the torture they inflict on themselves. That is not a virtue but a vice.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Basel seminar (1934)

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on happiness, love, order, virtue, world, happy, practice, benefit, and others

Full of love for all things in the world, practicing virtue, in order to benefit others, this man alone is happy.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: Sayings of the Buddha in The Dhammapada, p.211 Dhammapada 29

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A Quote by Boethius on good, happiness, and virtue

He who is virtuous is wise; and he who is wise is good; and he who is good is happy.

Boethius (c. 475 - 525)

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