Moral Quotes

There are no trifles in the moral universe of God. Speak but one true word today, and it shall go ringing on through the ages.

William Morley Punshon

Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere.

Flora Lewis

Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases

John Adams

Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.

Mohandas Gandhi

Dante once said that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Fat is not a moral problem. It is an oral problem.

Jane Thomas Noland

Skepticism means, not intellectual doubt alone, but moral doubt.

Thomas Carlyle

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated

Mahatma Gandhi

The civilized man has a moral obligation to be skeptical... Any man who for one moment abandons or suspends the questioning spirit has for that moment betrayed humanity.

Bergen Evans

The ecologization of politics requires us to acknowledge the priority of human values and makes ecology part of education at an early age, molding a new, modern approach to nature and, at the same time, giving back to man a sense of being part of nature. No moral improvement of society is possible without that

Mikhail Gorbachev

There is no credulity so eager and blind as the credulity of covetousness, which, in its universal extent, measures the moral misery and the intellectual destitution of mankind.

Joseph Conrad

It (objection to a machine that could think) was the hook used by the rabble rousers, whose monopoly of moral interpretation might be challenged.

Mark Clifton

The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.

Jean Paul

With the monstrous weapons man already has, humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world by its moral adolescents

Omar Bradley

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