Moral code Quotes

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

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

Egoism, which is the moving force of the world, and altruism, which is its morality, these two contradictory instincts, of which one is so plain and the other so mysterious, cannot serve us unless in the incomprehensible alliance of their irreconcilable antagonism.

Joseph Conrad

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

Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.

Oscar Wilde

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