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Morality is contraband in war.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Compassion is the basis of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

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.
- Henry David Thoreau

 

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.
- Socrates

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.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal
to reason and is in conflict with morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

Morality is the basis of things
and truth is the substance of all morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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?
- Emma Goldman

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

Force always attracts men of low morality.
- Albert Einstein

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

We are finally driven to monogamy
not by morality but by exhaustion.
- Erica Jong

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

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.
- Joseph Addison

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.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

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

There is no morality in war.
Morality is the privilege of those judging from the distance.
War is only death and destruction.
- John Cory

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

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

Morality is only moral when it is voluntary.
- Lincoln Steffens

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

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

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.
- Joe Baca

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

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.
- William Bennett

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?
- Auberon Herbert

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

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.
- Bob Woodward

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.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

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.
- Salman Rushdie

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

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

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

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.
- Pat Robertson

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

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.
- Judith Martin

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

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.
- Armstrong Williams

A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence,
the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves.
- Grover Cleveland

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

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.
- Phil Ochs

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

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.
- Mark Hoppus

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

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.
- Robert Kocharian

Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.
- Aleister Crowley

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

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

Morality is the weakness of the brain.
- Arthur Rimbaud

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

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

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

Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters,
always provided that he does not offend against the
rules of morality and good taste.
- Thomas Edward Brown

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

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

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

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

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.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Morality is not only taught; it is caught.
- Neil Kurshan

Relationships do not preclude issues of morality.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

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

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


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