Joseph Story Quotes About VirtueQuotes about: Virtue
The promulgation of the great doctrines of religion, the being, and attributes, and providence of one Almighty God: the responsibility to him for all our actions, founded upon moral freedom and accountability; a future state of rewards and punishments; the cultivation of all the personal, social, and benevolent virtues-these these never can be a matter of indifference in any well-ordered community. It is, indeed, difficult to conceive how any civilized society can exist without them.
- Born: September 18, 1779
- Died: September 10, 1845
- Occupation: Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
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