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«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 will never know.»
«Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.»
«Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.»
«Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.»
«He should be considered to be living who is virtuous and pious, but the life of a man who is destitute of religion and virtues is void of any blessing.»
«A man's faults all conform to his type of mind. Observe his faults and you may know his virtues.»
«Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.»
«A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues»
«A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.»
«Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.»
Author: Samuel Johnson (Critic, Poet, Writer) | About: Courage | Keywords: may not, The Others, virtues