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Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it indicates. He who undervalues himself is justly overvalued by others.
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William Hazlitt Quotes

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Unless I accept my faults I will most certainly doubt my virtues.
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Hugh Prather Quotes

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Forethought and temperance are the virtues which produced thrift, and with thrift the economic progress of society. And those are the virtues which today are gravely compromised.
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Adriano Tilgher Quotes

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Variability is one of the virtues of a woman. It avoids the crude requirement of polygamy. So long as you have one good wife you are sure to have a spiritual harem.
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quotes

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War is nothing less than a temporary repeal of the principles of virtue. It is a system out of which almost all the virtues are excluded, and in which nearly all the vices are included.
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Robert Hall Quotes

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He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
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Winston Churchill Quotes

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Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.
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George Bernard Shaw Quotes

If we escape punishment for our vices, why should we complain if we are not rewarded for our virtues?
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John Churton Collins Quotes

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Thank God every morning when you get up, that you have something to do that day which must be done, whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle never know.
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Charles Kingsley Quotes

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What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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We are more inclined to regret our virtues than our vices; but only the very honest will admit this.
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Holbrook Jackson Quotes

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From our ancestors come our names, but from our virtues our honors.
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Proverb Quotes

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Our virtues and vices couple with one another, and get children that resemble both their parents.
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George Savile Quotes

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No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
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Bertrand Russell Quotes

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Near this spot are deposited the remains of one who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, and all the Virtues of Man, without his Vices. This Praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery if inscribed over human ashes, is but a just tribute to the Memory of Boatswain, a Dog.
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George Gordon Quotes

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Minor vices lead to major ones, but minor virtues stay put.
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Mignon McLaughlin Quotes

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It has ever been my experience that folks who have no vices, have very few virtues.
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Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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We know one another's faults, virtues, catastrophes, mortifications, triumphs, rivalries, desires, and how long we can each hang by our hands to a bar. We have been banded together under pack codes and tribal laws.
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Rose Macaulay Quotes

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Virtues are dangerous as vices insofar as they are allowed to rule over one as authorities and not as qualities one develops oneself.
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Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

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If vanity does not overthrow all our virtues, at least she makes them totter.
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François Duc de La Rochefoucauld Quotes

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