Quotes by morality

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  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
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    Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.
  • Cal Thomas
    Cal Thomas
    American columnist and author 1942-
    Cal Thomas
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    Politicians have limited power. They can't impose morality on themselves. How can they impose it on the country?
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
    Hubert H. Humphrey
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    Profit and morality are a hard combination to beat.
  • Frank Herbert
    Frank Herbert
    American science fiction writer 1920-1986
    Frank Herbert
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    Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
  • Andre Weil
    Andre Weil
    French mathematician 1906-1998
    Andre Weil
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    Rigour is to the mathematician what morality is to men.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Scandal: gossip made tedious by morality.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
    Salman Rushdie
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    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.
  • Cecil J. Sharpe
    Cecil J. Sharpe
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    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
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    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.
  • Georges Bataille
    Georges Bataille
    French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
    Georges Bataille
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    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
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    The fatal trait of the times is the divorce between religion and morality.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    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.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
    Bernard Mandeville
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    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
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    The foundation of morality is to have done, once and for all, with lying
  • Arthur C. Clarke
    Arthur C. Clarke
    British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008
    Arthur C. Clarke
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    The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
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