Morality Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Morality

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


Compassion is the basis of morality.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


Democracy without morality is impossible.
~By Jack Kemp ~


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 ~


I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


I guess it was but I think peoples morality has changed. It's gotten more liberal and more diverse and even in a sense much more fundamental, you take the fundamental religious right in this country, its got to go back about 50 years.
~By Larry Hagman ~


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


Commerce is against morality. Morality is going to lose every time.
~By Robin Day ~


The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


We say to the British government: you have kept those sculptures for almost two centuries. You have cared for them as well as you could, for which we thank you. But now in the name of fairness and morality, please give them back.
~By Melina Mercouri ~


There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and.
~By Jonathan Edwards ~


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


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


Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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


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 ~


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


Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
~By George Washington ~


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


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


The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
~By Jane Addams ~


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


Morality is contraband in war.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


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


There can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions to an individual, but permitted to a mob.
~By Ayn Rand ~


Morality, like language, is an invented structure for conserving and communicating order. And morality is learned, like language, by mimicking and remembering.
~By Jane Rule ~


It is almost impossible to imagine that any one could be so insensible to the high morality of Mr. Mill's character as to suggest to him any course of conduct that was not entirely upright and consistent.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests.
~By Chester Irving Barnard ~


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


I believe that my art gets across the point that I'm in this morality theater trying to help the underdog, and I'm speaking socially here, showing concern and making psychological and philosophical statements for the underdog.
~By Jeff Koons ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
~By Ayn Rand ~


Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


Morality is the theory that every human act must be either right or wrong, and that 99 % of them are wrong.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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 ~


Once is a man's life, for one mortal moment, he must make a grab for immorality; if not, he has not lived.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


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 ~


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


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


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


The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
~By Ayn Rand ~


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


Science by itself has no moral dimension. But it does seek to establish truth. And upon this truth morality can be built.
~By William Masters ~


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 don't believe in morality in architecture.
~By Michael Graves ~


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 ~


The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


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


Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.
~By Ayn Rand ~


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


Rigour is to the mathematician what morality is to men.
~By Andre Weil ~


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


All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will.
~By Alexander Herzen ~


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 without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


The Ten Commandments are the most visible symbol because these commandments are recognized by Christians and Jews alike as being the foundation of our system of public morality.
~By Pat Robertson ~


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 ~


Fear, conformity, immorality: these are heavy burdens. They drain us of creative energy. And when we are drained of creative energy, we do not create. We procreate, but we do not create.
~By David McCallum ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


The more highly public life is organized the lower does its morality sink.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Try to find the path of least resistance and use it without harming others. Live with integrity and morality, not only with people but with all beings.
~By Steven Seagal ~


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 ~


Where there is politics or economics, there is no morality.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Rosa Parks was a woman of strength, conviction, and morality. Her action on December 1, 1955, to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation's civil rights history.
~By John Shimkus ~


Understand that sexuality is as wide as the sea. Understand that your morality is not law. Understand that we are you. Understand that if we decide to have sex whether safe, safer, or unsafe, it is our decision and you have no rights in our lovemaking.
~By Derek Jarman ~


Morality is the weakness of the brain.
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


It is an accepted commonplace in psychology that the spiritual level of people acting as a crowd is far lower than the mean of each individual's intelligence or morality.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


The true artist doesn't substitute immorality for morality. On the contrary, he always substitutes a finer morality for a grosser one.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


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 ~


Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Morality will perform all this; and Morality is the fruit of Illumination.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


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


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 ~


A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant.
~By Michael Shermer ~


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


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 ~


What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like and immorality is what they dislike.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers' suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions and unwanted children.
~By Gro Harlem Brundtland ~


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


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 ~

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