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58 Morality Quotes

The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.

Elizabeth Hardwick Quotes

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Kant, as we all know, compared moral law to the starry heavens, and found them both sublime. On the naturalistic hypothesis we should rather compare it to the protective blotches on a beetle's back, and find them both ingenious.

Arthur James Balfour Quotes , Source: Foundations of Belief

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Rough Johnson, the great moralist.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto XIII, st. 7)

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The Bearings of this observation lays in the application on it.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: Dombey and Son (ch. XXIII)

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Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral standards and values above the discoverers of objective truth. What humanity own to personalities like Buddha, Moses, and Jesus ranks for me higher than all the achievements the inquiring constructive mind.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: Dombey and Son (ch. XXIII)

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The American elite is almost beyond redemption. . . . Moral relativism has set in so deeply that the gilded classes have become incapable of discerning right from wrong. Everything can be explained away, especially by journalists. Life is one great moral mush--sophistry washed down with Chardonnay. The ordinary citizens, thank goodness, still adhere to absolutes. . . . It is they who have saved the republic from creeping degradation while their "betters" were derelict.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: Dombey and Son (ch. XXIII)

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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 Quotes , Source: Short Studies on Great Subjects--Calvinism

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Turning the other cheek is a kind of moral jiu-jitsu.

Gerald Stanley Lee Quotes , Source: Crowds (bk. IV, ch. X)

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The principles we live by, in business and in social life, are the most important part of happiness.

Harry Harrison Quotes

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I cannot believe that this country cannot come together around some values what these kids need is a moral life... the issue is not ideas, it is conduct. The real question is how we reach these young people morally, and what do we bring to them.

Robert Coles Quotes

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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 Quotes

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The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: Dombey and Son (ch. XXIII)

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If you find that somebody is not grateful for all that you have done for him, then do not get disappointed because often you will find that someone else feels under your obligation though you have done nothing for him and thus your good deeds will be compensated, and Allah will reward you for your goodness.

Hazrat Ali Quotes

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It is curious - curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare

Mark Twain Quotes

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The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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

James Anthony Froude Quotes , Source: Short Studies on Great Subjects--Divus Caesar

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

Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

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Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.

Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

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

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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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 Quotes

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An ethical person ought to do more than he's required to do and less than he's allowed to do

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

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No mere man since the Fall, is able in this life perfectly to keep the Commandments.

Book of Common Prayer Quotes , Source: Shorter Catechism

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"Tut, tut, child," said the Duchess. "Everything's got a moral if only you can find it."

Lewis Carroll (pseudonym of Rev. Charles L. Dodgson) Quotes , Source: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (ch. VIII)

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

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: Dombey and Son (ch. XXIII)

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Dr. Johnson's morality was as English an article as a beefsteak.

Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes , Source: Our Old Home--Lichfield and Uttoxeter

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