Morals Quotes

Whatever touches the nerves of motive, whatever shifts man's moral position, is mightier than steam, or calorie, or lightening.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

True moral elegance consists in the art of disguising one's victories as defeats.

Emil Cioran

A prig always finds a last refuge in responsibility.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday.

Russell Baker

Policy and morals concur in repressing pillage.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There are so many highly esteemed ones who became miserable and humiliated just because of their bad temper and morals; and humble people who have attained eminence and the highest honors because of good temper and morals.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

The best companion and helper is admirable morals.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Here I am once more in this scene of dissipation and vice, and I begin already to find my morals corrupted.

Jane Austen

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.

Isaac Asimov

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

Honor de Balzac

While the easiest way in metaphysics is to condemn all metaphysics as nonsense, the easiest way in morals is to elevate the common practice of the community into a moral absolute.

Daniel J. Boorstin
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