Morality Quotes

I’m one of the undeserving poor up ugen middle class morality all the time. What is middle class morality? Just an excuse for never giving me anything.
– Thomas Moore

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To love truth for truth’s sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed plot of all other virtues.
– John Locke

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We have 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

But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.
– James Baldwin

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

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There is something more horrible than hoodlums, churls and vipers, and that is knaves with moral justification for their cause.
– Thomas Moore

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I find the doctors and the sages Have differ’d in all climes and ages, And two in fifty scarce agree On what is pure morality.
– Thomas Moore

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

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Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life.
– Henri Frédéric

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A novel that does not uncover a hitherto unknown segment of existence is immoral. Knowledge is the novel’s only morality.
– Milan Kundera

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The moral system of the universe is like a document written in alternate ciphers, which change from line to line.
– James Anthony Froude

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All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
– Voltaire

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You can change or stay the same. There are no rules to this thing. You can make the best of it or the worst of it.
– Anonymous

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We may pretend that we’re basically moral people who make mistakes, but the whole of history proves otherwise.
– Terry Hands

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But I think it is a serious issue to wonder about the other platonic absolutes of say beauty and morality.
– Roger Penrose

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There can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions to an individual, but permitted to a mob.
– Ayn Rand

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