Quotes by morality

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  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Go into the street, and give one man a lecture on morality, and another a shilling, and see which will respect you most.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Gossip is charming! History is merely gossip. But scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Half at least of all morality is negative and consists in keeping out of mischief. The lords prayer is less than 50 words long, and 6 of those words are devoted to asking god not to lead us into temptation.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    He was as great as a man can be without morality.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Honor is simply the morality of superior men.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
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    How the mother is to be pitied who hath handsome daughters! Locks, bolts, bars, and lectures of morality are nothing to them: they break through them all. They have as much pleasure in cheating a father and mother, as in cheating at cards.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Hygiene is the corruption of medicine by morality. It is impossible to find a hygienist who does not debase his theory of the healthful with a theory of the virtuous. The true aim of medicine is not to make men virtuous; it is to safeguard and rescue them from the consequences of their vices.
  • Armstrong Williams
    Armstrong Williams
    American political commentator, entrepreneur and author 1962-
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    I do not think athletes should get a free pass. I don't think we should train our children and future athletes to believe that they are above the law and morality.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    I have to live for others and not for myself: that's middle-class morality.
  • Arthur Rimbaud
    Arthur Rimbaud
    French Poet 1854-1891
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    I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
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    If it were not somewhat fanciful to suppose that every human excellence is presented, as it were, in one kind of being, we might believe that the whole treasure of morality and order is enshrined in the female character.
  • Ian McEwan
    Ian McEwan
    English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
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    Imagining what it is like to be someone other than yourself is at the core of our humanity. It is the essence of compassion, and it is the beginning of morality.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    In every ascetic morality man worships a part of himself as God and for that he needs to diabolize the other part.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality.
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