If virtue leads to a life well lived

How do we become virtuous? 

Virtue comes from living an examined life - one where deep deliberation leads to holding on to noble qualities such as honesty and generosity, regardless of how difficult it can be to do them.

While one can take the time to pursue virtue deliberately, Cicero states that by cultivating gratitude, other virtues will grow.

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