"We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition."
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"The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort."
"I have never seen a man as fond of virtue as of women."
"Nothing in our times has become so unattractive as virtue."
"A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered."
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered"
"The virtue in most request is conformity."
"The only reward of virtue is virtue."
"The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him."
"God will certainly reward virtue and punish vice, either here or hereafter."
"Be generous, good and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue."
"Virtue is the only true nobility."
"People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so happy."
"Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor."
"It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as he be a man of merit."
"Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it."
"The wise man applauds he who he thinks most virtuous; the rest of the world applauds the wealthy."
"Virtue is too often merely local."
"Wickedness is always easier than virtue, for it takes a short cut to everything."
"Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it."
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