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120+ Morality Quotes And Sayings

Morality defines principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior. Morality is important for this world. Morality is one of the most beautiful virtues that makes us human. Check out this beautiful collection of 120+ morality quotes and sayings.

1. Force always attracts men of low morality. Albert Einstein
2. If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject. Ayn Rand
3. Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people. Aleister Crowley
4. Where there is politics or economics, there is no morality. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
5. Morality is only moral when it is voluntary. Lincoln Steffens
6. Human morality is unthinkable without empathy. Frans de Waal
7. Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike. Oscar Wilde
8. Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. Mahatma Gandhi
9. Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something. Henry David Thoreau
10. Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations. Thomas Jefferson
11. Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins. Ayn Rand
12. Fear is the mother of morality. Friedrich Nietzsche
13. Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness. Immanuel Kant
14. Morality binds people into groups. It gives us tribalism, it gives us genocide, war, and politics. But it also gives us heroism, altruism, and sainthood. Jonathan Haidt
15. If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject. Ayn Rand
16. Compassion is the basis of morality. Arthur Schopenhauer
17. Morality is a test of our conformity rather than our integrity. Jane Rule
18. Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time. H. L. Mencken
19. The sturdiest pillars of human morality are compassion and a sense of justice. Frans de Waal
20. The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion. Arthur C. Clarke
21. Observe decorum, and it will open a path to morality. Mason Cooley
22. The rules of morality are not the conclusion of our reason. David Hume
23. To eat steak rare... represents both a nature and a morality. Roland Barthes
24. Honor is simply the morality of superior men. H. L. Mencken
25. Thou shalt free thyself from convention, from everyday morality. Karen Horney
26. The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion. Matthew Arnold
27. Religion without morality is a superstition and a curse, and morality without religion is impossible. Mark Hopkins
28. When you go to the polls, ethics and morality should be part of the evaluation. John Shimkus
29. I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil. Sylvester Stallone
30. Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken. Lemuel K. Washburn
31. Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith. Alexis de Tocqueville
32. Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God. Albert Einstein
33. Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual. Friedrich Nietzsche
34. Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales. Aleister Crowley
35. Rights are not a matter of numbers - and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob. Ayn Rand
36. Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice. Leon Blum
37. Morality is contraband in war. Mahatma Gandhi
38. I have always maintained that society has no business dictating morality. Peter Fonda
39. He was as great as a man can be without morality. Alexis de Tocqueville
40. To the extent that laws are founded on morality and on logic, they can lead men's hearts and minds. Robert Kennedy
41. Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet. Judith Martin
41. A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world. Albert Camus
42. Morality is contraband in war. Mahatma Gandhi
43. To the extent that laws are founded on morality and on logic, they can lead men's hearts and minds. Robert Kennedy
44. Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society. Thomas Jefferson
45. We do not look in our great cities for our best morality. Jane Austen
46. Conventionality is not morality. Charlotte Bronte
47. Morality is the weakness of the brain. Arthur Rimbaud
48. Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant. Michael Shermer
49. The Japanese chose the principle of eternal peace as the basis of morality for our rebirth after the War. Kenzaburo Oe
50. Great people have great values and great ethics. Jeffrey Gitomer
51. Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality. Albert Schweitzer
52. Morals are built on religious faith. Virtue is built on morality and influences a culture. Michele Bachmann
53. Morality covers our conduct, not what goes on inside our heads. J. G. Ballard
54. Poetry, whatever the manifest content of the poem, is always a violation of the rationalism and morality of bourgeois society. Octavio Paz
55. Morality will perform all this; and Morality is the fruit of Illumination. Adam Weishaupt
56. Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis. Karl Kraus
57. Morality will perform all this; and Morality is the fruit of Illumination. Adam Weishaupt
58. Morality without a sense of paradox is mean. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
59. But I think it is a serious issue to wonder about the other platonic absolutes of say beauty and morality. Roger Penrose
60. Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered. Graham Greene
61. Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property. Maria Edgeworth
62. Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment, which abuses the term by applying it, not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another. Herbert Marcuse
63. Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues. Jeanne Shaheen
64. Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach. Victor Hugo
65. Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality. Henry Ward Beecher
66. He was a crystal of morality among our scientists. Nikita Khrushchev
67. The more highly public life is organized the lower does its morality sink. E. M. Forster
68. Morality is a private and costly luxury. Henry Adams
69. There's no such thing as morality. Robert M. Pirsig
70. Surveillance induced morality: relics of cultural retardation. Marc Maron
71. There is a crisis of public morality. Instead of policing bedrooms, we ought to be doing a better job policing boardrooms. Robert Reich
72. Men never get free from morality, only women. George A. Moore
73. The struggle for morality never stays won. It's always in process. Alan Dershowitz
74. Relationships do not preclude issues of morality. Jhumpa Lahiri
75. None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married. E. W. Howe
76. I think the greater responsibility, in terms of morality, is where leadership begins. Norman Lear
77. I don't believe in morality in architecture. Michael Graves
78. Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality. Frank Herbert
79. It is true that legality is not morality, and sticking to the law is necessary for good citizenship, but it is not sufficient. Julian Baggini
80. To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible. James Anthony Froude
81. Indeed, without emotion it seems unlikely we can even have morality. Julian Baggini
82. Modern morality is all about perception. Rachel Cusk
83. One has only as much morality as one has philosophy and poetry. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
84. As for morality, well that's all tied up with the question of consciousness. Roger Penrose
85. I hope there's some kind of morality in all my work. Martin McDonagh
86. Call me old-fashioned, but I believe that morality is not just a matter of opinion. Brian Dennehy
87. Morality binds and blinds. It binds us into teams... but thereby makes us go blind to objective reality. Jonathan Haidt
88. I mean, technology is amoral. It has no morality. Robert Ballard
89. Even in this glowering age, morality animates our lives with meaning. Armstrong Williams
90. Therefore the great mediator of any community is human morality. Armstrong Williams
91. Don't ever silence your morality to be a part of anything. Trevor Jackson
92. Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value; the primary values are safety and morality. Herman Kahn
93. Children often have a much stronger concept of morality than adults. Nina Bawden
94. I think it is very difficult to legislate for morality. Ben Elton
95. Each man must grant himself the emotions that he needs and the morality that suits him. Remy de Gourmont
96. Commerce is against morality. Morality is going to lose every time. Robin Day
97. I learned a lot about morality from fiction, from movies. Rob Morrow
98. Faith properly informs the religious lawyer or judge, and morality is not in tension with fidelity to the law. William H. Pryor
99. I do not value religion chiefly for its morality. Leon Wieseltier
100. Rigour is to the mathematician what morality is to men. Andre Weil
101. Morality is not only taught; it is caught. Neil Kurshan
102. Morality and expediency coincide more than the cynics allow. Roy Hattersley
103. Compassion is the basis of morality. Arthur Schopenhauer
104. The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality. Dante Alighieri
105. Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people we personally dislike. Oscar Wilde
106. Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. H.G. Wells
107. Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners. Laurence Sterne
108. Conventionality is not morality. Charlotte Brontë
109. All religions are true but none are literal. Joseph Campbell
110. Ethics and I had crossed paths recently, and I’m not sure that I fell on the right side of the morality line. S.C. Stephens
111. Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent. Hunter S. Thompson
112. The death of dogma is the birth of morality. Immanuel Kant
113. A moral system valid for all is basically immoral. Friedrich Nietzsche
114. Fearlessness is the first requisite of spirituality. Cowards can never be moral. Mahatma Gandhi
115. I don't know what London's coming to — the higher the buildings the lower the morals. Noël Coward
116. Morality is a matter of money. Poor people cannot afford to have morals. So they have religion. Khushwant Singh
117. People have always wanted to 'improve' human beings; for the most part, this has been called morality. Friedrich Nietzsche
118. One of the most moral acts is to create a space in which life can move forward. Robert M. Pirsig
119. Each man must grant himself the emotions that he needs and the morality that suits him. Rémy de Gourmont
120. It is often easier to fight for one’s principles than it is to live up to them. Adlai E. Stevenson II
121. People need to be educated so that they can make intelligent moral choices. Gary L. Francione
122. A memorable heart is the easiest way to immortality. Suzy Kassem

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