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Picture quote by Buddha about maturity

Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth. ⏤ Buddha

Picture quote by Henry David Thoreau about morality

Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something. ⏤ Henry David Thoreau

Picture quote by Mark Twain about memory

A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory. ⏤ Mark Twain

Picture quote by Robert A. Heinlein about free

I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. ⏤ Robert A. Heinlein

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Bad company ruins good morals.

Picture quote by G. K. Chesterton about art

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere. ⏤ G. K. Chesterton

Picture quote by Ayn Rand about moral

The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live. ⏤ Ayn Rand

Picture quote about man

I'd say a man is someone who is strong-minded, moral, genuine, just a good human beeing.

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Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. Improve the World Through Music.

Plato, philosopher

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.

Isaac Asimov, scientist

Morality is a private and costly luxury.

Henry Adams, historian

Hiroshima teaches us that we’re doomed if science progresses but our morals don’t

Barack Obama, president

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

Dante Alighieri, poet

A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Bad company ruins good morals.


Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.

William Butler Yeats, poet

The biggest threat to our well-being is the absence of moral clarity and purpose.

Rick Shuman,

We become moral when we are unhappy.

Marcel Proust, author

The better one is morally the less aware they are of their virtue.

James A. Froude, historian

Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.

Isaac Asimov, scientist

The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.

Ayn Rand, writer

The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

What is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.

Graham Greene, playwright

Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.

Ronald Reagan, president

The moral is that a career can be gone in an instant. And all you have in this world are the people you love.

Ice Cube, musician

The fatal trait of the times is the divorce between religion and morality.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.

Lewis Carroll, author

The essence of morality is the subjugation of nature in obedience to social needs.

John Morley, statesman

The higher the building the lower the morals.

Noel Coward, playwright

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion.

Gerald R. Ford, president

To give a man full knowledge of morality, I would send him to no other book than the New Testament.

John Locke, philosopher

We have in fact, two kinds of morality, side by side: one that we preach, but do not practice, and another that we practice, but seldom preach.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

The great rule of moral conduct is next to God, respect time.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.

Aristotle, philosopher

There's always the hyena of morality at the garden gate, and the real wolf at the end of the street.

D. H. Lawrence, novelist

A woman can look both moral and exciting... if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle.

Edna Ferber, novelist

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it.

Jean Anouilh, playwright

I'm as pure as the driven slush.

Tallulah Bankhead, actress

Whenever you are to do a thing, though it can never be known but to yourself, ask yourself how you would act were all the world looking at you, and act accordingly.

Thomas Jefferson, president

Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.

Lord Byron, poet

Morality is the theory that every human act must be either right or wrong, and that 99% of them are wrong.

H. L. Mencken, writer

The mind cannot support moral chaos for long. Men are under as strong a compulsion to invent an ethical setting for their behavior as spiders are to weave themselves webs.

John Dos Passos, novelist

Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver.

Alan Watts, philosopher

For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas.

Gerald R. Ford, president

The security of Israel is a moral imperative for all free peoples.

Henry A Kissinger, diplomat

Morality is largely a matter of geography.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

Morality is suspecting other people of not being legally married.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

There is nothing so bad but it can masquerade as moral.

Walter Lippmann, journalist

We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.

Thomas Babington Macaulay, poet

In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.

James Russell Lowell, poet

Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.

Will Durant, historian

A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.

Frederick Douglass, author

States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions.

Noam Chomsky, activist

Force always attracts men of low morality, and I believe it to be an invariable rule that tyrants of genius are succeeded by scoundrels.

Albert Einstein, physicist

Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.

Thomas Hardy, novelist

Literature has to serve as a moral control of politics.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko, poet

Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened.

Madame de Stael, writer

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.

John Stuart Mill, philosopher

Our whole life is startlingly moral. There is never an instant's truce between virtue and vice.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.

James K. Polk, president

A man who moralizes is usually a hypocrite, and a woman who moralizes is invariably plain.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Morality cannot be legislated, but behavior can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

The foundation of morality is to have done, once and for all, with lying

Thomas Henry Huxley, biologist

A set of rules laid out by professionals to show the way they would like to act if it was profitable.

Frank Dane,

If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.

William Hazlitt, critic

Physical deformity, calls forth our charity. But the infinite misfortune of moral deformity calls forth nothing but hatred and vengeance.

Clarence Darrow, lawyer

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.

Desmond Tutu, cleric

We moralize among ruins.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

No weapon has ever settled a moral problem. It can impose a solution but it cannot guarantee it to be a just one.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

A man of great common sense and good taste -- meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

The worst thing about war was the sitting around and wondering what you were doing morally.

Paul Fussell, historian

The new so called morality has too often the old immorality condoned.

Lord Shawcross,

Dost thou think because thou art virtuous there shall be no more cakes and ale?

William Shakespeare, dramatist

It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality.

Emma Goldman, activist

Many people convince themselves if it is economically necessary, it's morally right. That's not always the case.


Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth -- well, it's like brown -- it's not in the spectrum. Truth is so generic.

Iris Murdoch, author

The most powerful moral influence is example.

Huston Smith, theologian

Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that you are sick.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

It may be that religion is dead, and if it is, we had better know it and set ourselves to try to discover other sources of moral strength before it is too late.

Pearl S. Buck, novelist

The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.

H. L. Mencken, writer

It is far easier for a woman to lead a blameless life than it is for a man; all she has to do is to avoid sexual intercourse like the plague.

Angela Carter, novelist

No author can be as moral as his work and no preacher as pious as his sermons.

Jean Paul, author

I'd always liked the idea that drama acts at its best as a kind of arena for debate, not just about the thing itself, but also producing aesthetic, stylistic, political and moral discussions.

Jeremy Northam, actor

The quality of moral behaviour varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest.

Aneurin Bevan, politician

Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African or Asian or European: they are good or bad.

Denis Diderot, editor

Compound for sins they are inclined to by damning those they have no mind to.

Samuel Butler, poet

Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.

William Slim, soldier

Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have.

Andrew Young, clergyman

If everyone got a divorce and looked for a second wife, the Coptic family would lose its moral compass.

Pope Shenouda III, clergyman

There should be a moral principle there that says, let's green the ghetto first. Let's go to those communities where they have the least ability to pay for that retrofit and make sure they get that help, make sure they get that support. And give the young people standing on those corners the opportunity to put down those handguns and pick up some caulking guns and be a part of the solution.

Van Jones, activist

A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable.

Robert Bork, public servant

Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings.

Howard Dean, politician

The reason I met my husband was because I remembered a friend's birthday. The moral of the story is: Remember people's birthdays.

Julianna Margulies, actress

It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth, but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its ruthless ambitions and moral decay, can learn on my dime.

Lee Atwater, politician

So far, about morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.

Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer

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