Moral code Quotes

Moral and spiritual decay have brought about the demise of more great nations (empires) than any invading enemy force, plague, famine and nature disasters combined

Joseph P. Martino

Suicide is a fundamental human right. This does not mean that it is morally desirable. It only means that society does not have the moral right to interfere

Thomas S. Szasz

Water helped ancient man learn those first lessons about the rights of others and responsibility to a larger society.... It became part of the moral and mental legacy parents passed on to their children.

M. Meyer

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

I think that technologies are morally neutral until we apply them. It's only when we use them for good or for evil that they become good or evil.

William Gibson

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

The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins.

Salman Rushdie

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

Money and not morality is the principle of commerce and commercial nations.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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