Tag Archives: virtue
Abstaining for the abstemious and indulgence for the indulgent might be good. But following an inclination cannot be all that virtuous.
No, don’t turn the heat up. Get off your ass while you’re at it.
It takes a little courage to dislike someone, but it takes a lot of cowardice to hate them.
What is called confidence around these parts.
It is as if he had other, redeeming qualities that could make up for it!
Perfectionism presupposes a preposterous idea of perfectibility.
The vice of those who aren’t clever enough to convince themselves of their virtues.
The minor virtue of your honesty perfectly balances against the minor vice of your vanity—what beautiful symmetry!
Anything closer than a virtuous friendship is crudely sentimental.
Intellectual promiscuity is a virtue.