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  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa
    American rock musician 1940-
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    A drug is neither moral nor immoral - it's a chemical compound. The compound itself is not a menace to society until a human being treats it as if consumption bestowed a temporary license to act like an asshole.
  • Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
    Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
    Swiss philosophical writer, naturalist, and physician 1728-1795
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    A moral lesson is better expressed in short sayings than in long discourse.
  • Edna Ferber
    Edna Ferber
    American writer 1887-1968
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    A woman can look both moral and exciting - if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.
  • Jean-Luc Godard
    Jean-Luc Godard
    French moviedirector 1930-
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    Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine, and a relative element which might be, either by turns or all at once, period, fashion, moral, passion.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Cowards can never be moral.
  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
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    Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Every man has his moral backside which he refrains from showing unless he has to and keeps covered as long as possible with the trousers of decorum.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
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    I am a bad, wicked man, but I am practicing moral self-purification; I don't eat meat any more, I now eat rice cutlets.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    When you introduce a moral lesson, let it be brief.
  • Minna Antrim
    Minna Antrim
    American writer 1861-1950
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    A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
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