And be on they guard against the good and the just! They would fain curcify those who devise their own virtue they hate the lonesome ones.
I have always been fond of the West African proverb: Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
There are several other cited sources of Roosevelt using this proverb.
Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine.
Sometimes virtue starves while vice is fed, What then? Is the reward of virtue bread?
The only reward of virtue is virtue the only way to have a friend is to be one.
Is virtue a thing remote I wish to be virtuous, and lo Virtue is at hand.
Man cannot be uplifted he must be seduced into virtue.
Assume a virtue if you have it not.
Bluntness is a virtue.
Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
He is ill clothed, who is bare of virtue.
Virtue herself is her own fairest reward.
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
Self defence is a virtue, Sole bulwark of all right.
Truthfulness with me is hardly a virtue. I cannot discriminate between truths that and those that don't need to be told.
There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.
Virtue is its own reward. There's a pleasure in doing good which sufficiently pays itself.
Nature does not loathe virtue it is unaware of its existence.
Silver and gold are not the only coin virtue too passes current all over the world.
Recommend to your children virtue that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Now let us thank the Eternal Power: convinced That Heaven but tries our virtue by affliction.
The highest proof of virtue is to possess boundless power without abusing it.
Virtue does not always demand a heavy sacrifice only the willingness to make it when necessary.
People don't understand the virtue of time, until their clock stops ticking.