Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
Actually, there is only one first question of government, and it is How should we live? or What kind of people do we want our citizens to be?
It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly.
I'm very involved with PETA - People for Ethical Treatment of Animals - and Greenpeace and a lot of women's shelter and clothing giveaways.
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others.
In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
Everyone talks about age, but it's not about age. It's about work ethic. Winning never gets old.
Ethical conduct is something that becomes inherent in an organization over a long period of time.
I think my uncle was probably the biggest influence in my life.
We grew up in the same house, and he was just a really great, hard-working, honest, ethical person.
Evangelical faith without Christian ethics is a travesty on the gospel.
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.