„Virtue hidden hath no value.“

—  Claudian

Panegyricus de Quarto Consulatu Honorii Augusti, line 222 http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/L/Roman/Texts/Claudian/De_IV_Consulatu_Honorii*.html#222.

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Vile latens virtus.

Virtue hidden hath no value.
Panegyricus de Quarto Consulatu Honorii Augusti, line 222 http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/L/Roman/Texts/Claudian/De_IV_Consulatu_Honorii*.html#222.

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—  Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734

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—  Rollo May US psychiatrist 1909 - 1994

Quelle: The Courage to Create (1975), Ch. 1 : The Courage to Create, p. 13
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„Any system of economics is bankrupt if it sees either value or virtue in unemployment.“

—  Jimmy Carter American politician, 39th president of the United States (in office from 1977 to 1981) 1924

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„The value of many men and books rests solely on their faculty for compelling all to speak out the most hidden and intimate things.“

—  Friedrich Nietzsche German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist 1844 - 1900

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—  Thomas à Kempis German canon regular 1380 - 1471

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—  Clive Staples Lewis Christian apologist, novelist, and Medievalist 1898 - 1963

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—  Marsden Hartley American artist 1877 - 1943

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„We set no special value on the possession of a virtue until we percieve that it is entirely lacking in our adversary.“

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—  Karl Marx German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist 1818 - 1883

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