A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.