Virtue Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old virtue quotes, virtue sayings, and virtue proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
Ability may get you to the top but it's character that will keep you there.
Be not niggardly of what costs thee nothing, as courtesy, counsel and countenance.
Be not overcome by evil but repay evil with good.
Beauty without virtue is a flower without perfume.
French (on beauty)
Character is easier kept than recovered.
English (on character and virtue)
Civility costs nothing and buys everything.
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Do good and care not to whom.
Portuguese (on good and evil)
Do what comes natural.
Don't hang your hat higher than you can reach.
Belizean (on balance and moderation)
Don't talk unless you can improve the silence.
Don't toot your own horn.
Each year one vicious habit rooted out, in time might make the worst man good throughout.
Give credit where credit is due.
Good example is the best sermon.
Good wine needs no bush.
Goodness does not consist in greatness but greatness in goodness.
Grace thou thy house and let not that grace thee.
Handsome is as handsome does.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments.
If evils come not then our fears are in vain; and if they do, fear but augments the pain.
If I keep my character, I'll be rich enough.
If you are not good for yourself, how can you be good for others.
Spanish (on character and virtue)
If you make yourself into a doormat, people will wipe their feet on you.
Belizean (on character and virtue)
If you want to lift yourself up, lift someone else up.
Booker T. Washington
If you'ld have a servant that you like, serve yourself.
It is better to take many injuries than to give one.
It is easy to kick a person when he is down.
It's an ill bird that fouls his own nest.
No one is hurt by doing the right thing.
Hawaiian (on good and evil)
Nobility is not a birthright, but is defined by one's actions.