Virtue is insufficient temptation.
George Bernard Shaw
Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.
He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place.
Charles Caleb Colton
Modesty and unselfishness - these are virtues which men praise - and pass by.
All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance.
Theodore M. Hesburgh
Virtue would not go to such lengths if vanity did not keep her company.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.