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Moral education, as I understand it, is not about inculcating obedience to law or cultivating self-virtue, it is rather about finding within us an ever-increasing sense of the worth of creation. It is about how we can develop and deepen our intuitive sense of beauty and creativity. - Andrew Linzey

All virtue is summed up in dealing justly. - Aristotle

Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved. - Aristotle

I have to tell you something. I cannot help being happy. I've struggled against it but no good. Apart from an odd five minutes here and there, I have been happy all my life. There is, I am well aware, no virtue whatever in this. It results from a combination of heredity, health, good fortune and shallow intellect. - Arthur Marshall

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue! - Barry Goldwater

The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue. - Baruch Spinoza

Man has reason, discrimination and free-will such as it is. The brute has no such thing. It is not a free agent, and knows no distinction between virtue and vice, good and evil. Man, being a free agent, knows these distinctions, and when he follows his higher nature, - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Non-violence and cowardice are contradictory terms. Non-violence is the greatest virtue, cowardice the greatest vice. Non-violence springs from love, cowardice from hate. Non-violence always suffers, cowardice would always inflict suffering. Perfect non-violence - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

The only virtue I want to claim is truth and non-violence. I lay no claim to super human powers. I want none. I wear the same corruptible flesh that the weakest of my fellow beings wears, and am therefore as liable to err as any. My services have many limitations, but God has upto now blessed them in spite of the imperfections. - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

 

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