Morality Quotes

One should not quarrel with a dog without a reason sufficient to vindicate one through all the courts of morality.

Oliver Goldsmith

Wherever is Krishna, the lord of yoga; and wherever is Arjuna, the archer; there will be everlasting prosperity, victory, happiness, and morality. This is my conviction.

Bhagavad Gita

Morality without a sense of paradox is mean.

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Health is the requisite after morality

Thomas Jefferson

Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions - and unwanted children living in misery

Unknown

Compassion is the basis of all morality.

Arthur Schopenhauer

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life.

Charles Dickens

Morality is the custom of one's country and the current feeling of one's peers

Samuel Butler

Morality is only moral when it is voluntary.

Lincoln Steffens

What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like, and immorality is what they dislike

Alfred North Whitehead

We have, in fact, two kinds of morality side by side; one which we preach but do not practice, and another which we practice but seldom preach.

Bertrand Russell

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.

Oscar Wilde

Children lack morality, but they also lack fake morality.

Mignon McLaughlin

Ethics, too, are nothing but reverence for life. This is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil.

Albert Schweitzer

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people whom we personally dislike.

Oscar Wilde

Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue

Friedrich von Schiller

Science by itself has no moral dimension. But it does seek to establish truth. And upon this truth morality can be built

Dr. William H. Masters

Some of the critics viewed Vietnam as a morality play in which the wicked must be punished before the final curtain and where any attempt to salvage self-respect from the outcome compounded the wrong. I viewed it as a genuine tragedy. No one had a monopoly on anguish.

Ronald Reagan

Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken.

Lemuel K. Washburn

A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.

W. Winwood Reade

Our laws make law impossible; our liberties destroy all freedom; our property is organized robbery; our morality an impudent hypocrisy; our wisdom is administered by inexperienced or mal-experienced dupes; our power wielded by cowards and weaklings; and our honour false in all its points. I am an enemy of the existing order for good reasons

George Bernard Shaw

The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.

Matthew Arnold

There can be no high civility without a deep morality

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world of empirical morality consists for the most part of nothing but ill will and envy.

Goethe
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