Moral Quotes

β€œTheir morals, their code; it's a bad joke. Dropped at the first sign of trouble. The...

β€œTheir morals, their code; it's a bad joke. Dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. You'll see- I'll show you. When the chips are down these, uh, civilized people? They'll eat each other”-Joker, The Dark Knight.
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Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happin...

Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.-Ayn Rand
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β€œThe foreman should take into account the abilities and limitations of his...

β€œThe foreman should take into account the abilities and limitations of his men, circulating among them and asking nothing unreasonable. He should know their morale and spirit, and encourage them when necessary.” - Miyamoto Musashi
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"It is curious that physical coura...

"It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare." Mark Twain
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It has always been the habit of privileged groups to deny the oppressed classes every ...

It has always been the habit of privileged groups to deny the oppressed classes every opportunity for the cultivation of innate capacities and then to accuse them of lacking what they have been denied to acquire. -Reinhold Niebuhr in "Moral Man and Immoral Society,"
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The darkest places in hell are reserve...

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crises. -Dante Alighieri
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One Tree Makes One Lakh Matchstick But One ...

One Tree Makes One Lakh Matchstick But One Matchstick Can Burn One Lakh Trees. Moral:One Negative Thought Can Burn All Positive Thoughts.
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The ultimate test of a Moral Soci...

The ultimate test of a Moral Society is the Kind of World it Leaves to its Children -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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β€œA system of morality which is based on relative emotion...

β€œA system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.” - Socrates
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Why is it that our pockets are only empty when it comes to education and healthcare for our kids?...

Why is it that our pockets are only empty when it comes to education and healthcare for our kids? We only have empty pockets when it comes to the morally right things to do, but for tax cuts for billionaires and unlimited war, we seem to be able to invent that money very easily. - Alexandria Cortes
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"I say that a man must be certain of h...

"I say that a man must be certain of his morality for the simple reason that he has to suffer for it." β€” G. K. Chesterton
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As Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, the arc ...

As Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice. I sure hope Donald Trump gets it in the arc.
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"He who is defined by his opini...

"He who is defined by his opinions is rarely correct. He who is defined by his morals is never wrong.
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"The beauty of doing nothing is that you can do it perfectly. Only when you do something is it a...

"The beauty of doing nothing is that you can do it perfectly. Only when you do something is it almost impossible to do it without mistakes. Therefore people who are contributing nothing to society, except their constant criticisms, can feel both intellectually and morally superior" Thomas Sowell
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"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked...

"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked by the abuse of the power of Impeachment as a means of crushing political adversaries or ejecting them from public office"---Alexis De Tocqueville 1853
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β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we ...

β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
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"Never let your sense of m...

"Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." -Isaac Asimov
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"The biggest evil is moral relat...

"The biggest evil is moral relativity, which kills more than plague and Dragons combined"- Zoltan Chivay
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β€œI am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I to...

β€œI am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.” β€”Robert A. Heinlein
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β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we ...

β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile but is morally treasonable to the American public.” β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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"Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like ...

"Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul." -- George Bancroft
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β€œIt is indeed probable that more harm and misery have bee...

β€œIt is indeed probable that more harm and misery have been caused by men determined to use coercion to stamp out a moral evil than by men intent on doing evil.” β€” Friedrich Hayek
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"moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this coun...

"moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. " Mary Chase Smith
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"There is no m...

"There is no morality without freedom" - Carl Jung
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β€œDon’t take refuge in the false security of consensus and the...

β€œDon’t take refuge in the false security of consensus and the feeling that whatever you think you’re bound to be ok because you’re in the safety of the moral majority.” - Christopher Hitchens
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"When law and morality contradict each other, the citiz...

"When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law." -- FrΓ©dΓ©ric Bastiat
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"Capitalism has neither the capacity,...

"Capitalism has neither the capacity, nor the morality, nor the ethics to solve the problems of poverty" - Fidel Castro
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"The hottest places in Hell are reser...

"The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who, in times of moral crisis, preserved their neutrality." -- Dante
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"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together ...

"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." --Frederic Bastiat
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β€ͺNever trust a person who can clear the...

β€ͺNever trust a person who can clear their conscience of any immoral act by asking forgiveness from their imaginary friend. ‬
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"Never use l...

"Never use legality as a guide to morality"
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"The presidency is also a moral office; it calls th...

"The presidency is also a moral office; it calls this nation to its highest values, and it sets the tone for the story that we tell ourselves." ~ Peter Buttigieg
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The real test of strength is how ...

The real test of strength is how easily one gives up their values and morals in the face of adversity - me
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As testorone...

As testorone decreases, morality increases
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The hottest places in hell are reserved ...

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who during times of great moral crisis maintained their neutrality.” β€” Dante
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"The darkest places in hell are reserve...

"The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis." --Dante Alighieri
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Morality is doing what is right, regardless of...

Morality is doing what is right, regardless of what you are told. Religion is doing what you are told, regardless of what is right. - H.L. Mencken
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Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the uni...

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
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"The greatest success of Mohammad's life was effected by shee...

"The greatest success of Mohammad's life was effected by sheer moral force without the stroke of a sword." - Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) Considered the greatest British historian of his time.
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β€œThe moral of this story is that no matter how much w...

β€œThe moral of this story is that no matter how much we try, no matter how much we want it … some stories just don’t have a happy ending.” β€”Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time
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"The beatings will...

"The beatings will continue until morale improves" - Unknown
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"Morality, like art,...

"Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace." β€” Oscar Wilde
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Right and wrong is a very different st...

Right and wrong is a very different standard than legal and illegal. The law is no substitute for morality. Edward Snowden
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β€œI dream of a day where I walk down the street and...

β€œI dream of a day where I walk down the street and hear people talk about morality, sustainability and philosophy instead of the Kardashians.” -Keanu Reeves
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"What makes you so different from every other 'bad guy' who wants their idea of 'justice'? Remove...

"What makes you so different from every other 'bad guy' who wants their idea of 'justice'? Remove the rhetoric and you and every State, hell, even everyone, is just as morally equal as you are: monopolizing violence in real or perceived anarchy, or, abjuring violence because others can do so." β€” me
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"You never want to create characters that sound like a mouthpiece for your ide...

"You never want to create characters that sound like a mouthpiece for your ideas. Good writers express their moral vision slow and subtly, primarily through story structure and the way the hero deals with a particular situation." - John Truby
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"The arc of the moral univers...

"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." - Martin Luther King, Jr
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β€œA man can be morally perfec...

β€œA man can be morally perfect, but no man is above learning a new lesson.” - Accented Cinema
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"Intelligence and mor...

"Intelligence and moral wisdom aren't the same thing" - Jordan Peterson
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"We cannot understand the moral Universe. The arc is a long one, and our eyes reach but a lit...

"We cannot understand the moral Universe. The arc is a long one, and our eyes reach but a little way; we cannot calculate the curve and complete the figure by the experience of sight; but we can divine it by conscience, and we surely know that it bends toward justice." - Theodore Parker
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β€œAnd yet another moral occurs t...

β€œAnd yet another moral occurs to me now: Make love when you can. It's good for you.” ― Kurt Vonnegut
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"Never let your sense of m...

"Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right" - Salvor Hardin
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β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we ...

β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile but is morally treasonable to the American public.” - Theodore Roosevelt
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"Not to feel exasperated, or defeated, or despondent because your days aren't packed with ...

"Not to feel exasperated, or defeated, or despondent because your days aren't packed with wise and moral actions. But to get back up when you fail, to celebrate behaving like a human--however imperfectly--and fully embrace the pursuit that you've embarked on." - Marcus Aurelius
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"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the univer...

"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything." - Plato
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"If you could do good things for other people...

"If you could do good things for other people, then you have a moral obligation to do those things." -Uncle Ben (The Amazing Spider-Man, 2012)
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The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual...

The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot. - Mark Twain
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From what I can tell morality is a word.Nothing more...

From what I can tell morality is a word.Nothing more.There are things people do when others are watching and the things they do when they aren't. --Stephanie Kuehn
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When moral questions start with "Why has sympathy been historically praised?" The questioner reg...

When moral questions start with "Why has sympathy been historically praised?" The questioner regards themself as an arbiter of virtue. They pass judgment by their own approval. "Injury to me is injury for all." They honor what is seen in themselves; a morality of self glorification. - Nietzsche
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β€œI was always an unusual girl. My mother told me I had a chameleon soul,...

β€œI was always an unusual girl. My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean.” ― Lana Del Rey
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One can measure the greatness and the ...

One can measure the greatness and the moral progress of a nation by looking at how it treats its animals. -Mahatma Gandhi
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β€œSo far, about morals, I know only that w...

β€œSo far, about morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.β€œ
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