|| ...virtue has never been as respectable
- Innocents Abroad
Be virtuous and you will be eccentric.
- "Mental Photographs," A Curious Dream, 1872
A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue.
- Following the Equator
The weakest of all weak things is a virtue that has not been tested in the fire.
- The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
M. de L.'s new French dictionary just issued in Paris defines virtue as "A woman who has only one lover and don't steal."
- A Bibliography of Mark Twain, Merle Johnson
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