Morality Quotes

Vine deloria - western civilization, unfortunately, does not...
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau

We have, in fact, two kinds of morality side by side one which we preach but do not practice, and another which we practice but seldom preach.
Bertrand Russell
Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.
Oscar Wilde
Horace bushnell - morality, taken as apart from religion, is but...
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe

Social confusion has now reached a point at which the pursuit of immorality turns out to be more exhausting than compliance with the old moral codes.
Denis de Rougemont
Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else; and primarily, morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections.
Archibald Alexande
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau
Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We have, in fact, two kinds of morality side by side: one which we preach but do not practice, and another which we practice but seldom preach.
Bertrand Russell, Sceptical Essays (1928), "Eastern and Western Ideals of Happiness".
Post - Watergate morality, by which anything left private is taken as presumptive evidence of wrongdoing.
Charles Krauthamme
By a peculiar prerogative, not only each individual is making daily advances in the sciences, and may makes advances in morality, but all mankind together are making a continual progress in proportion as the universe grows older; so that the whole human race, during the course of so many ages, may be considered as one man, who never ceases to live and learn.
Blaise Pascal
All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
Voltaire
Morality is the herd - Instinct in the individual.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Compassion is the basis of all morality.
Arthur Schopenhaue
Be not too hasty to trust or admire the teachers of morality they discourse like angels, but they live like men.
Samuel Johnson
Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
Oscar Wilde
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people we personally dislike.
Oscar Wilde
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.
Alfred North Whitehead
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
G. K. Chesterton
Keep controlling morality of others. Yours will be automatically taken care of.
B. J. Gupta
It is long accepted by the missionaries that morality is inversely proportional to the amount of clothing people wore.
Alex Carey
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.
Georges Bataille
Morality is the weakness of the mind.
Arthur Rimbaud
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau
Without doubt the greatest injury was done by basing morals on myth, for sooner or later myth is recognized for what it is, and disappears. Then morality loses the foundation on which it has been built.
Herbert Samuel
I say that a man must be certain of his morality for the simple reason that he has to suffer for it.
G. K. Chesterton
Morality is the greatest of all tools for leading mankind by the nose.
Friedrich Nietzsche
We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge or gallantry would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution is designed only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate for any other.
John Adams
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 Fitzgerald Kennedy
I have often thought morality may perhaps consist solely in the courage of making a choice.
Leon Blum
Morality, like art, means a drawing a line someplace.
Oscar Wilde
There are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics without principle.
Mahatma Gandhi
Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
Henry Ward Beeche
Statesmen may plan and speculate for liberty but it is religion and morality alone that can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand.
John Adams
Conventionality is not morality. Self - Righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last.
Charlotte Bronte
It is probably safe to say that over a long period of time, political morality has been as high as business morality.
Henry Steele Commage
Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time.
H. L. Mencken