Quotes by morality
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British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.
American columnist and author 1942-
Politicians have limited power. They can't impose morality on themselves. How can they impose it on the country?
Hubert H. Humphrey
American politician 1911-1978
Profit and morality are a hard combination to beat.
American science fiction writer 1920-1986
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
French mathematician 1906-1998
Rigour is to the mathematician what morality is to men.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Scandal: gossip made tedious by morality.
Engels writer 1948-
The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins.
The aim of morality is to give people a standard of action and a motive to work by which, they will not intensify each person's selfishness, but raise them up above it.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
The chief assertion of religious morality is that white is a color. Virtue is not the absence of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate thing, like pain or a particular smell.
French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
The essence of morality is a questioning about morality; and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to look for the origin of the opposition between good and evil.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
The fatal trait of the times is the divorce between religion and morality.
American author and political activist 1941-
The feminist anti-pornography movement, no less than the feminist movement of a century ago, encourages the assumption that male and female sexuality, and possibly morality, are as unlike as yin and yang.
British writer and artist 1670-1733
The first Rudiments of Morality, broach'd by skilful Politicians, to render Men useful to each other as well as tractable, were chiefly contrived that the Ambitious might reap the more Benefit from, and govern vast Numbers of them with the greater Ease and Security.Source: The Fable of the Bees An Enquiry into the Origin of Moral Virtue, p. 33
Thomas Henry Huxley
English biologist 1825-1895
The foundation of morality is to have done, once and for all, with lying
Arthur C. Clarke
British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
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