Moral code Quotes

I believe the moral losses of expediency always far outweigh the temporary gains.

Wendell L. Willkie

Morality and expediency coincide more than the cynics allow.

Roy Hattersley

Vegetarianism can easily reach religious proportions. Refraining from meat on moral grounds serves to dignify feelings of guilt toward sad-eyed, furry creatures and substitutes righteousness for squeamishness.

Bill Griffith

Affairs are loaded with romanticism, morality, mythology, and intense emotions.

Emily Brown

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


A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.


Force always attracts men of low morality.

Albert Einstein

To break an oral agreement which is not legally binding is morally wrong.


The man who is admired for the ingenuity of his larceny is almost always rediscovering some earlier form of fraud. The basic forms are all known, have all been practiced. The manners of capitalism improve. The morals may not.

John Kenneth Galbraith

A business organization whose employees are happy is more productive, has a higher morale, and has a lower turnover.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The resentment that criticism engenders can demoralize employees, family members and friends, and still not correct the situation that has been condemned.

Dale Carnegie

Civilization depends on morality.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A corporation, essentially, is a pile of money to which a number of persons have sold their moral allegiance. Unlike a person, a corporation does not age. It does not arrive, as most persons finally do, at a realization of the shortness and smallness of human lives; it does not come to see the future as the lifetime of the children and grandchildren of anybody in particular.

Wendell Berry

You cannot have Liberty in this world without what you call Moral Virtue & you cannot have Moral Virtue without the Slavery of that half of the Human Race who hate what you call Moral Virtue

William Blake

I have reached the conviction that the abolition of the death penalty is desirable. Reasons: 1) Irreparability in the event of an error of justice, 2) Detrimental moral influence of the execution procedure on those who, whether directly or indirectly, have to do with the procedure.

Albert Einstein

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