Morality Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Morality

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


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


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


Philosophy as practice does not mean its restriction to utility or applicability, that is, to what serves morality or produces serenity of soul.
~By Karl Jaspers ~


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


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 ~


The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


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 ~


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


Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Religion without morality is a superstition and a curse, and morality without religion is impossible.
~By Mark Hopkins ~


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


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


Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment, which abuses the term by applying it, not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another.
~By Herbert Marcuse ~


Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.
~By Lord Acton ~


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 ~


We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
~By Jane Austen ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


To be ashamed of one's immorality: that is a step on the staircase at whose end one is also ashamed of one's morality.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
~By Graham Greene ~


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 ~


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


Mere heathen morality, and not Jesus Christ, is preached in most of our churches.
~By George Whitefield ~


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 ~


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 ~


I have to live for others and not for myself: that's middle-class morality.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


A novel that does not uncover a hitherto unknown segment of existence is immoral. Knowledge is the novel's only morality.
~By Milan Kundera ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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

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