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Quotes And Sayings About Morality

Morality Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Morality

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


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 ~


I have always maintained that society has no business dictating morality.
~By Peter Fonda ~


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 ~


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


I love the gallery, the arena of representation. It's a commercial world, and morality is based generally around economics, and that's taking place in the art gallery.
~By Jeff Koons ~


People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers. It does not alter the immorality of the act when the income transfer is carried out by government.
~By Cal Thomas ~


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 ~


If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants.
~By Lao Tzu ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


In a constitutional democracy the moral content of law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator, never by the morality of the judge.
~By Robert Bork ~


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


Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


But I think it is a serious issue to wonder about the other platonic absolutes of say beauty and morality.
~By Roger Penrose ~


The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists and it suggests the form that such behavior takes.
~By Freda Adler ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
~By Frank Herbert ~


If you didn't have any conscious beings in the world, there really wouldn't be morality but with consciousness that you have it.
~By Roger Penrose ~


Morality is contraband in war.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
~By Arthur C. Clarke ~


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 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 ~


Force always attracts men of low morality.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


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 ~


He was a crystal of morality among our scientists.
~By Nikita Khrushchev ~


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


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


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


Of woman as a real human being, with sexual needs and sexual responsibilities, morality has often known nothing.
~By Havelock Ellis ~


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


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


However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
~By Wilhelm von Humboldt ~


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


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 ~


Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
~By Karl Kraus ~


Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


You can't legislate morality.
~By Jesse Ventura ~


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


I don't think anybody cares about unwed mothers unless they're black or poor. The question is not morality, the question is money. That's what we're upset about.
~By Toni Morrison ~


Each man must grant himself the emotions that he needs and the morality that suits him.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value; the primary values are safety and morality.
~By Herman Kahn ~


When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.
~By Shirley Chisholm ~


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 ~


I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.
~By Vine Deloria, Jr. ~


When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country.
~By Noah Webster ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


So always, if we look back, concern for face-to-face morality, and its modern emphasis on justice as well, have historically evolved as religious issues.
~By Huston Smith ~


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


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 ~


But the imposition of morality onto science, - where it does not belong - has become rampant in recent years.
~By Bill Condon ~


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


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


Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else; and primarily, morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections.
~By Archibald Alexander ~


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


The Leadership Training Institute of America trains and equips young men and women to be leaders with high standards of personal morality and integrity.
~By Michael Burgess ~


The vanity of men, a constant insult to women, is also the ground for the implicit feminine claim of superior sensitivity and morality.
~By Patricia Meyer Spacks ~


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 ~


Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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


Morality which depends upon the helplessness of a man or woman has not much to recommend it. Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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