Virtues are personal character traits that embody and express values that are judged desirable or admirable. A virtue is a good value lived.
Values are the ideals or standards that people use to direct their behavior; values are what people strive to realize in their lives. Values are the standards we use in making judgments about what is important in life and what is right or wrong in human behavior. We judge ourselves and others in terms of our values. We may not agree with another person’s values, but everyone lives by values.
Virtues are character traits or dispositions in a person that embody and express values that are judged desirable or admirable. A person’s virtues define the ethical character of a person. Virtues are values that have become intrinsic to the personal identity and way of life of a person.