“Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale?”
“Drunkenness is his best virtue, for he will be swine-drunk; and in his sleep he does little harm, save to his bedclothes about him.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
'All's Well That Ends Well'
“Hospitality, n. The virtue which induces us to feed and lodge certain persons who are not in need of food or lodging.”
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
'The Devil's Dictionary' (1911)
“Much Virtue in Herbs, little in Men.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
"Aioli (garlic mayonnaise) epitomizes the heat, the power, and the joy of the Provençal sun, but it has another virtue - it drives away flies."
Frédéric Mistral (1891)
“Coffee has two virtues: it is wet and warm.”
“Digestion: The conversion of victuals into virtues.”
Ambrose Bierce, American writer (1842-1914)
“Weed -- a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
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