Quotes by morals

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other; given the upper, to find the under side.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    I've got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby.
    Source: Town Hall Meeting in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 29 March 2008
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
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    A man who pretends to understand women is ad manners. For him to really to understand them is bad morals.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    At most, the greatest persons are but great wens, and excrescences; men of wit and delightful conversation, but as morals for ornament, except they be so incorporated into the body of the world that they contribute something to the sustentation of the whole.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Bad taste is a species of bad morals.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.
  • Aaron Hill
    Aaron Hill
    English dramatist and writer 1685-1750
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    Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
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    Fill all the glasses there, for why
    Should every creature drink but I?
    Why, man of morals, tell me why?
    Source: From Anacreon, ii. Drinking; reported in Bartletts Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    France has neither winter nor summer nor morals. Apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    He had that curious love of green, which in individuals is always the sign of a subtle artistic temperament, and in nations is said to denote a laxity, if not a decadence of morals.
  • Brunello Cucinelli
    Brunello Cucinelli
    Italian designer and businessman
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    I believe in capitalism. I need to make a profit, but I would like to do it with ethics, dignity, morals. It's my dream.
  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin Bevan
    British Labor politician 1897-1960
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    I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it they are wrong.
    Source: The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Anna Jameson
    Anna Jameson
    Anglo-Irish art historian 1794-1860
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    In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.
  • Beau Willimon
    Beau Willimon
    American playwright and screenwriter 1977-
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    Is self-interest a bad thing? We want our leaders to be pure and good, but at the same time we want them to be effective, and to be effective you often have to be ruthless and not bound by ideology or the same morals that we pretend to hold ourselves to.
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