Morality Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Morality

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Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


And there was a real shedding of the old dogma, like boundaries of morality were being broken down and everybody was into the new party mode of just loving on each other. Which destroyed thousands of us. I lost 16 of my personal friends through that lifestyle.
~By Barry McGuire ~


Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust, and then lust not to follow.
~By Karl Kraus ~


Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution.
~By Judith Martin ~


The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


A person is born with desires of the eyes and ears, and a liking for beautiful sights and sounds. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to immorality and lack of restriction, and any ritual principles and propriety will be abandoned.
~By Xun Zi ~


What happens when good people are put into an evil place? Do they triumph or does the situation dominate their past history and morality?
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


The message that President Obama delivered in his speech at Notre Dame was: morality is immoral. Pro-life is the extremist position, not a moral position. Yet we should compromise and work to reduce abortions. Where's the compromise between life and death - and why work to reduce the number of them occurring if there's nothing wrong with them?
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters, always provided that he does not offend against the rules of morality and good taste.
~By Thomas Edward Brown ~


Morality without a sense of paradox is mean.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


The moral equation strongly tells everyone who understands freedom, who understands morality, that Israel is engaging in a just war in defense of its people and its freedom.
~By George Pataki ~


Morality and expediency coincide more than the cynics allow.
~By Roy Hattersley ~


While some of them acknowledge the obligation of natural morality in their mode of conducting their cases, and preserve their individual character as gentlemen, there are others who acknowledge no law, human or divine, but the law of Scotland.
~By George Combe ~


Even though you can't expect to defeat the absurdity of the world, you must make that attempt. That's morality, that's religion. That's art. That's life.
~By Phil Ochs ~


Modern societies march towards morality in proportion as they leave religion behind.
~By Paul Bert ~


To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.
~By James Anthony Froude ~


It's a morality film, and it poses the question "What would you do?" I took it very seriously, just as the director did in terms of atmosphere and lighting, and I was just trying to help that vision along.
~By Kevin Williamson ~


Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


A poem may be an instance of morality, of social conditions, of psychological history; it may instance all its qualities, but never one of them alone, nor any two or three; never less than all.
~By Allen Tate ~


We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


He was as great as a man can be without morality.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


There is no morality in war. Morality is the privilege of those judging from the distance. War is only death and destruction.
~By John Cory ~


Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Morality is not only taught; it is caught.
~By Neil Kurshan ~


There is a crisis of public morality. Instead of policing bedrooms, we ought to be doing a better job policing boardrooms.
~By Robert Reich ~


Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
~By Dietrich Bonhoeffer ~


A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves.
~By Grover Cleveland ~


Fear is the mother of morality.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in every other respect than in morality.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


There is no morality by instinct. There is no social salvation in the end without taking thought; without mastery of logic and application of logic to human experience.
~By Katharine Fullerton Gerould ~


I think the greater responsibility, in terms of morality, is where leadership begins.
~By Norman Lear ~


None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


If we allow the consideration of heathen morality and heathen religion to absolve us from the duty of preaching the gospel we are really deposing Christ from His throne in our own souls.
~By Roland Allen ~


I think most of the art now is involved with a denial of any kind of absolute morality, or general morality.
~By Donald Judd ~


One has only as much morality as one has philosophy and poetry.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Morality is only moral when it is voluntary.
~By Lincoln Steffens ~


The essential function of art is moral. But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


I like the English. They have the most rigid code of immorality in the world.
~By Malcolm Bradbury ~


Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
~By John Ruskin ~


My parents were pretty lenient with me. But, they gave me morality while I was growing up. They taught me the difference between right and wrong.
~By Mark Hoppus ~


The Christian churches were offered two things: the spirit of Jesus and the idiotic morality of Paul, and they rejected the higher inspiration... Following Paul, we have turned the goodness of love into a fiend and degraded the crowning impulse of our being into a capital sin.
~By Frank Harris ~


This is someone who has a very stringent morality, and believes the system works, and has been deeply, deeply disappointed, and hurt, by it. You know, so she's in a very different place in life.
~By Julianne Moore ~


Morality, as has often been pointed out, is antecedent to religion-it even exists in a rudimentary form among animals.
~By Herbert Read ~


The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


Teach a child what is wise, that is morality. Teach him what is wise and beautiful, that is religion!
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Honor is simply the morality of superior men.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


And it is to rock the soul and lead the person to immorality, corruption - to forget their prayers, to forget their God. And thus the world has partaken of the spirit of the Negro race, accepting their ways.
~By Warren Jeffs ~


Money motivates neither the best people, nor the best in people. It can move the body and influence the mind, but it cannot touch the heart or move the spirit; that is reserved for belief, principle, and morality.
~By Dee Hock ~


I do not think athletes should get a free pass. I don't think we should train our children and future athletes to believe that they are above the law and morality.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.
~By Albert Einstein ~


For us, universal values such as justice, morality and peace cannot be disputed and it is for this reason that we pursue the restoration of historical truth.
~By Robert Kocharian ~


Surveillance induced morality: relics of cultural retardation.
~By Marc Maron ~


Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


The essence of morality is a questioning about morality; and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to look for the origin of the opposition between good and evil.
~By Georges Bataille ~


There is more criticism of puritanism, and more distance from Christian morality, than there has been before.
~By Susie Bright ~


A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
~By William Winwood Reade ~


Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?
~By Auberon Herbert ~


If anyone tells you that you cannot legislate morality, remeber that legislation IS morality.
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


Morality is the custom of one's country and the current feeling of one's peers.
~By Samuel Butler ~


A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
~By Socrates ~


I learned at a very early age, the easiest thing in the world is to tell the truth, and then you don't have to remember what you said. It has nothing to do with morality, just remembering what you said.
~By Robert Evans ~


Morality is a private and costly luxury.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


There's always the hyena of morality at the garden gate, and the real wolf at the end of the street.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


How often I have found that we grow to maturity not by doing what we like, but by doing what we should. How true it is that not every 'should' is a compulsion, and not every 'like' is a high morality and true freedom.
~By Karl Rahner ~


Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.
~By John Locke ~


God created the family to provide the maximum love and support and morality and example that one can imagine.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


The rules of morality are not the conclusion of our reason.
~By David Hume ~


Well, there's a morality in that you want your work to be good, I suppose.
~By Donald Judd ~


Morality is a test of our conformity rather than our integrity.
~By Jane Rule ~


Therefore the great mediator of any community is human morality.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


Our enemy of international terrorism respects no laws of warfare or morality, and its individual members take innocent lives, just to create chaos for news cameras.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken.
~By Lemuel K. Washburn ~


Relationships do not preclude issues of morality.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state.
~By James Madison ~


To eat steak rare... represents both a nature and a morality.
~By Roland Barthes ~


I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


The difference between religion and morality lies simply in the classical division of things into the divine and the human, if one only interprets this correctly.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


I learned a lot about morality from fiction, from movies.
~By Rob Morrow ~


Even in this glowering age, morality animates our lives with meaning.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


The law is constantly based on notions of morality, and if all laws representing essentially moral choices are to be invalidated under the due process clause, the courts will be very busy indeed.
~By Byron White ~


To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property.
~By Maria Edgeworth ~


Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice.
~By Leon Blum ~


I believe that a long step toward public morality will have been taken when sins are called by their right names.
~By Billy Sunday ~


Fundamentalists are panicked by the apparent disintegration of the family, the disappearance of certainty and the decay of morality. Fear leads them to ask, if we cannot trust the Bible, what can we trust?
~By Garrett Hardin ~


Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


I look upon it as a Point of Morality, to be obliged by those who endeavour to oblige me.
~By Richard Steele ~


The Japanese chose the principle of eternal peace as the basis of morality for our rebirth after the War.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


Morality and its victim, the mother - what a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
~By Emma Goldman ~


Politicians have limited power. They can't impose morality on themselves. How can they impose it on the country?
~By Cal Thomas ~


Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


My commitment to the security and future of Israel is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest. Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


We learned in World War II that no single nation holds a monopoly on wisdom, morality or right to power, but that we must fight for the weak and promote democracy.
~By Joe Baca ~


Watergate provides a model case study of the interaction and powers of each of the branches of government. It also is a morality play with a sad and dramatic ending.
~By Bob Woodward ~

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