It horrifies me that ethics is only an optional extra at Harvard Business School.
No artist has ethical sympathies. An ethical sympathy in an artist is an unpardonable mannerism of style.
If you take away ideology, you are left with a case by case ethics which in practice ends up as me first, me only, and in rampant greed.
How many attractions for us have our passing fellows in the streets, both male and female, which our ethics forbid us to express, which yet infuse so much pleasure into life. A lovely child, a handsome youth, a beautiful girl, a heroic man, a maternal woman, a venerable old man, charm us, though strangers, and we cannot say so, or look at them but for a moment.
Change is one thing, progress is another.
Change is scientific, progress is ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy.
Just as white light consists of colored rays, so reverence for life contains all the components of ethics: love, kindliness, sympathy, empathy, peacefulness and power to forgive.
Criminals are never very amusing. It's because they're failures. Those who make real money aren't counted as criminals. This is a class distinction, not an ethical problem.
Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm.
WikiLeaks is designed to make capitalism more free and ethical.
The reconnection of society, economy and ethics is a project we cannot postpone.