Morals Quotes

As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying.

William Clark

Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

Whoever wants to be a leader should educate himself before educating others. Before preaching to others he should first practice himself. Whoever educates himself and improves his own morals is superior to the man who tries to teach and train others.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

People with no morals often considered themselves more free, but mostly they lacked the ability to feel hate or love.

Charles Bukowski

The best companion and helper is admirable morals.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

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

Mark Twain

What fools indeed we morals are To lavish care upon a Car, With ne'er a bit of time to see About our own machinery!

John Kendrick Bangs

The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.

Jeremy Bentham

The original of morals lies with the thought that the community is more valuable than the individual.

John Carroll

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

When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned

Herbert Clark Hoover

When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.

Honor de Balzac

In today's wars, there are no morals. We believe the worst thieves in the world today and the worst terrorists are the Americans. We do not have to differentiate between military or civilian. As far as we are concerned, they are all targets.

Osama bin Laden

To seduce a woman famous for strict morals, religious fervor and the happiness of her marriage: what could possibly be more prestigious?

Christopher Hampton

Politics have no relation to morals.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African or Asian or European: they are good or bad.

Denis Diderot

In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.

Anna Jameson

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals

Albert Schweitzer

The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.

Noel Coward

Taws Noah who first planted the vine and mended his morals by drinking its wine.

Benjamin Franklin

Golf is a game not just of manners but of morals.

Art Spander

All luxury corrupts either the morals or the taste.

Joseph Joubert

The balance of private good and general welfare is at the bottom of civilized morals; but the morals of the Heroic Age are founded on individuality, and on nothing else.

Lascelles Abercrombie

Policy and morals concur in repressing pillage.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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