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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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet.
~By Judith Martin ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 set up as a standard of public morality a notion which can neither be defined nor conceived is to open the door to every kind of tyranny.
~By Simone Weil ~


Morality is contraband in war.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Conventionality is not morality.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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