Morality Quotes

Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time

Henry Louis Mencken

Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.

Graham Greene

The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.

Noel Coward

I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.

Ernest Hemingway

Morality, when vigorously alive, sees farther than intellect, and provides unconsciously for intellectual difficulties.

James Anthony Froude

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

What we call "morals" is simply blind obedience to words of command.

Havelock Ellis

Morality is the best of all devices for leading mankind by the nose.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy.

Reverend Sean Parker Dennison

Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.

Oscar Wilde

Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.

Oscar Wilde

Morality is herd instinct in the individual.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Moral courage is the most valuable and usually the most absent characteristic in men.

George Patton

Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.

Martin Luther King Jr

Morality is not really the doctrine of how to make ourselves happy but of how we are to be worthy of happiness

Immanuel Kant

Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.

Albert Einstein

In his own way each man must struggle, lest the moral law become a far-off abstraction utterly separated from his active life.

Jane Addams

The best companion and helper is admirable morals.

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

Morality is the custom of ones country and the current feeling of ones peers. Cannibalism is moral in a cannibal country.

Samuel Butler

Those who still eat flesh when they could do otherwise have no claim to be serious moralists.

Stephen R. L. Clark

Compassion is the basis of all morality.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Morality turns on whether the pleasure precedes or follows the pain. Thus, it is immoral to get drunk because the headache comes after the drinking, but if the headache came first, and the drunkenness afterwards, it would be moral to get drunk.

Samuel Butler

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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