Who can find a virtuous woman?For her price is far above rubies.
Pacifism is a virtue indistinguishable from cowardice.
When misguided public opinion honors what is despicable and despises what is honorable, punishes virtue and rewards vice, encourages what is harmful and discourages what is useful, applauds falsehood and smothers truth under indifference or...
To reprove a harm-doer, put him to shame by doing a good deed in return.
Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter.
Just as meekness is in all our virtues, so is pride in all our sins. -Oct 1986
Conquer with forbearanceThe excesses of insolence.
When virtue is at liberty, so to some extent is vice.
The virtue of its Citizens is the only Support of a Republican government