Morality Quotes


89 Morality quotes:



"The struggle against a purpose in art is always a struggle against the moral tendency in art - against its subordination to morality. Art for art's sake means, Let morality go to the ."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"Unbounded morality ultimately becomes counterproductive even in terms of the same moral principles being sought. The law of diminishing returns applies to morality."
Author: Sowell Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"There is nothing so bad but it can masquerade as moral."
Author: Lippmann Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"Time is the great equalizer in the field of morals."
Author: Mencken Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"Morality is a private and costly luxury."
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"Unfortunately, moral beauty in art -- like physical beauty in a person -- is extremely perishable. It is nowhere so durable as artistic or intellectual beauty. Moral beauty has a tendency to decay very rapidly into sententiousness or untimeliness."
Author: Sontag Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"Ah! How neatly tied, in these people, is the umbilical cord of morality! Since they left their mothers they have never sinned, have they? They are apostles, they are the descendants of priests; one can only wonder from what source they draw their indignation, and above all how much they have pocketed to do this, and in any case what it has done for them."
Author: Artaud Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"The disesteem into which moralists have fallen is due at bottom to their failure to see that in an age like this one the function of the moralist is not to exhort men to be good but to elucidate what the good is. The problem of sanctions is secondary."
Author: Lippmann Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"What I have absolutely no sympathy with is the legislator, the man who seeks, for his own profit, to exploit the weaknesses of those who are unable to help themselves and then to fasten some moral superscription upon it. This I loathe so much that I cannot conceivably explain how much it is."
Author: Lowry Quotes Category: Morality Quotes


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