Moral code Quotes

The weakest man is the one who is able to correct his moral defects, but doesn\'t take action.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.

Mark Twain

Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority; you have none.

Giuseppe Mazzini

Morally, the general superiority of women over man is, I think, unquestionable.

William E H Lecky

In his own way each man must struggle, lest the moral law become a far-off abstraction utterly separated from his active life.

Jane Addams

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.

Dante Alighieri

One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can.

William Wordsworth

By means of trees, wildlife could be conserved, pollution decreased and the beauty of our landscapes enhanced. This is the way, or at least one of the ways, to spiritual, moral, and cultural regeneration.

E.F. Schumacher

Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.

Rita Mae Brown

Nature is what she is - amoral and persistent.

Stephen Jay Gould

France had neither winter nor summer nor morals - apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country.

Mark Twain

States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions.

Noam Chomsky

Although the particular inclination of the homosexual person is not a sin, it is more or less strong tendency ordered to an intrinsic moral evil, and thus the inclination itself must be seen as an objective disorder.

Pope Benedict XVI

Morality and its victim, the motherwhat a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?

Emma Goldman

Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice.

Jacques Barzun

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