Found 141 quotes starting with V:


Virginity is now a mere preamble or waiting room to be got out of as soon as possible; it is without significance. Old age is similarly a waiting room, where you go after life's over and wait for cancer or a stroke. The years before and after the menstrual years are vestigial: the only meaningful condition left to women is that of fruitfulness.
– Ursula K. Le Guin
Virtual Reality is like mainlining television.
– William Gibson
Virtue alone has majesty in death.
– Edward Young
Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter.
– William Shakespeare
Virtue beameth from a generous spirit as light from the moon, or as brilliancy from Jupiter.
– Nizami
Virtue can only flourish among equals.
– Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
– Albert Camus
Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.
– George Bernard Shaw
Virtue craves a steep and thorny path.
– Michel de Montaigne
Virtue does not always demand a heavy sacrifice only the willingness to make it when necessary.
– Frederick Sherwood Dunn
Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and every other good thing which men have. . . comes from virtue.
– Socrates
Virtue extends our days he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
– Marcus Valerius Martialis
Virtue extends our days: he live two lives who relives his past with pleasure.
– Marcus Valerius Martialis, Epigrams
Virtue has its own reward, but no box office.
– Mae West
Virtue has its own reward, but no sales at the box office.
– Mae West
Virtue has never been as respectable as money.
– Mark Twain
Virtue herself is her own fairest reward.
– Silius Italicus
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Virtue is indeed its own reward.
– Claudianus
Virtue is insufficient temptation.
– George Bernard Shaw
Virtue is its own punishment.
– Aneurin Bevan
Virtue is its own reward. There's a pleasure in doing good which sufficiently pays itself.
– Sir John Vanbrugh
Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
– Adam Smith
Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.
– Confucius
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
– Confucius

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