Some articles on virtues, virtue:

State (theology)
... This has reference to the practice of all the virtues, both theological virtues and moral virtues, and to all their acts both external and internal ...
Sophont - Philosophical Perspectives of Wisdom
... The ancient Greeks considered wisdom to be an important virtue, personified as the goddesses Metis and Athena ... She also represents skillful knowledge and the virtues, especially chastity ... Prudence, which is intimately related to wisdom, became one of the four cardinal virtues of Catholicism ...
Stanislaus Papczyński - Spirituality
... for rooting out vices, and increasing virtues ... which means that documents had to be searched for testimonies on 's life and virtues ... consultants stated that Papczyński had practiced virtues to a heroic degree ...
Confucianists - Themes in Confucian Thought - Humanism
... Confucian ethics is characterized by the promotion of virtues, encompassed by the Five Constants, or the Wuchang (五常), extrapolated by Confucian ... The five virtues are Rén (仁, Humaneness) Yì (義, Righteousness or Justice) Lǐ (禮, Propriety or Etiquette) Zhì (智, Knowledge) Xìn (信, Integrity) ... are accompanied by the classical Sìzì (四字) with four virtues Zhōng (忠, Loyalty) Xiào (孝, Filial piety) Jié (節, Continency) Yì (義, Righteousness) ...
Seven Virtues
... In the Catholic catechism, the seven catholic virtues refer to the combination of two lists of virtues, the 4 cardinal virtues of prudence, justice, restraint or temperance, and courage or fortitude, (from ancient ... later, sometimes called the seven heavenly virtues, was proposed by a Christian governor named Aurelius Prudentius who died around 410 AD, in his poem "Psychomachia" or "Battle/Contest of the Soul" ... This poem proposed seven virtues to directly counteract the seven deadly sins ...

Famous quotes containing the word virtues:

    He who possesses greatness is cruel towards his secondary virtues and considerations.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Of their virtues the symbol can be washtubs
    But when they die it is a time of singing....
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you’re older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.
    —I.F. (Isidor Feinstein)