Morality Quotes And Sayings

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


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


Democracy without morality is impossible.
~By Jack Kemp ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues.
~By Jeanne Shaheen ~


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


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


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 ~


For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
~By William Bennett ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Morality is contraband in war.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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 ~


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


There is a tone of morality throughout the rural districts of England, which is unhappily wanting in the large towns and the centres of particular manufactures.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


As for morality, well that's all tied up with the question of consciousness.
~By Roger Penrose ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.
~By James Baldwin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Thinking that morality is all about commandments is a relatively new way of thinking, since the Reformation.
~By Timothy Radcliffe ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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

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