Morality Quotes


89 Morality quotes:



"Every man has his moral backside which he refrains from showing unless he has to and keeps covered as long as possible with the trousers of decorum."
"You can't legislate morality."
Author: Ventura Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"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."
"Let the public mind become corrupt, and all efforts to secure property, liberty, or life by the force of laws written on paper will be as vain as putting up a sign in an apple orchard to exclude canker worms."
"No author can be as moral as his work and no preacher as pious as his sermons."
Author: Richter Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"The immorality of men triumphs over the amorality of women."
Author: Kraus Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"The foundation of morality is to have done, once and for all, with lying"
Author: Huxley Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"A set of rules laid out by professionals to show the way they would like to act if it was profitable."
Author: Dane Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality."
Author: Goldman Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"Whoever supermoralizes unmoralizes."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people."
"There are few things more disturbing than to find, in somebody we detest, a moral quality which seems to us demonstrably superior to anything we ourselves possess. It augurs not merely an unfairness on the part of creation, but a lack of artistic judgment. Sainthood is acceptable only in saints."
"Social values in general are incrementally variable: neither safety, diversity, rational articulation, nor morality is categorically a good thing to have more of, without limits. All are subject to diminishing returns, and ultimately negative returns."
"When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses."
Author: Chisholm Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught."
"ACADEME, n. An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught."
Author: Bierce Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught."
Author: Mencken Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"Relate it to what should happen; fuse it into the long morality play that began, really, in the Garden of Eden."
Author: Buckley Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"All human progress, even in morals, has been the work of men who have doubted the current moral values, not of men who have whooped them up and tried to enforce them."
"To eat steak rare. . . represents both a nature and a morality."
Author: Barthes Quotes Category: Morality Quotes


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