Morality Quotes

Children lack morality, but they also lack fake morality.

Mignon McLaughlin

Morality is a private and costly luxury.

Henry B. Adams

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

Oscar Wilde

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

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

Goethe

Morality is contraband in war.

Mahatma Gandhi

There can be no high civility without a deep morality

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Matthew Arnold

Moralizing and morals are two entirely different things and are always found in entirely different people

Don Herold

Very often it has come to my mind what men of learning there were formerly throughout England, both in religious and secular orders; and how there were happy times then throughout England; and how the kings, who had authority over this people, obeyed God and his messengers; and how they not only maintained their peace, morality and authority at home but also extended their territory outside; and how they succeeded both in warfare and in wisdom; and also how eager were the religious orders both in teaching and in learning as well as in all the holy services which it was their duty to perform for God; and how people from abroad sought wisdom and instruction in this country; and how nowadays, if we wished to acquire these things, we would have to seek them outside.

Alfred the Great

We do not look in great cities for our best morality.

Jane Austen

Man is imperfect. He is at some times more or less hypocritical than at others, and then simpletons say that his morality is high or low.

Honor de Balzac

Mankind are not perfect, but one age is more or less hypocritical than another, and then simpletons say that its morality is high or low.

Honor de Balzac

The enduring assumption that human behaviour is governed by innate morality and reason is at odds with the persistence of human deprivation, inequality, injustice, misery, brutality and conflict.

Al-Rodan, Nayef

Formerly, leaders of states practiced realism, but did not honor it With them morality was violated, but moral notions remained intact. The modern governor, owing to the fact that he addresses crowds, is compelled to be a moralist, and to present his acts as bound up with a system of morality.

Julien Benda

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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