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Of all the vices, lewdness is the worst; of all the virtues, family duty is the first.
To have more virtues than talents is to be a superior person; to have more talents than virtues is to be an inferior one.
The form of act or thought mattered nothing. The hymns of David, the plays of Shakespeare, the metaphysics of Descartes, the crime ...
Female Virtues are of a Domestick turn. The Family is the proper Province for Private Women to Shine in. If they must be showing t ...
Vanity--has brought more virtues to an untimely end than any other vice.
If true that notion, which but few contest,
That in the way of wit short things are best,
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The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.
Virtues are not emotions. Emotions are movements of appetite, virtues dispositions of appetite towards movement. Moreover emotions ...
Nor was civil society founded merely to preserve the lives of its members; but that they might live well: for otherwise a state mi ...
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for th ...
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