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A man must be excessively stupid, as well as uncharitable, who believes that there is no virtue but on his own side, and that there are not men as honest as himself who may differ from him in political principles. … Continue reading

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Men are more often defeated because of their own clumsiness than because of a woman’s virtue. —Ninon De Lenclos

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I prefer to believe that his faults, though long continued, are not eternal; and I cannot think that he who does good is the enemy of virtue. —Choderlos de Laclos/Les Liaisons Dangereuses

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When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary. —Thomas Paine/Common Sense

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I love love’s delicacy. Love offers me this brilliant sun, the virtue of its beauty. —Sappho

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