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Proverbs containing the word Virtue

Hypocrisy is a homage that vice pays to virtue

Even the worst sinners value the good opinions of their fellow men. To gain those good opinions they try to hide their real natures by acting as... Read more →

Every man has the defects of his own virtues

Every good quality in a person has a correspondingly bad quality or weakness. For example, a man may be so conscientious by nature that the... Read more →

Virtue is its own reward

The reward for behaving virtuously is the satisfaction one feels in doing what one knows to be right. The proverb is often used to warn that we... Read more →

Patience is a virtue

It is also the art of hoping. We must be patient and not despair.