46 Moral Fiber Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Moral Fiber Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage. — William Slim

Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice. — Leon Blum

Surely if we have learned anything from the history of morals it is that the thing to do with a moral quandary is not to hide it. — H. L. A. Hart

Moral sensibilities are nowadays at such cross-purposes that to one man a morality is proved by its utility, while to another its utility refutes it. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Every man has his moral backside which he refrains from showing unless he has to and keeps covered as long as possible with the trousers of decorum. — G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

Good moral character is the first essential in a man. — George Washington

Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons. — Thomas Hardy

Moral courage is a more rare commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. — Robert Kennedy

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

Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning -- an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Short Moral Fiber Quotes

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  • Most species do their own evolving, making it up as they go along, which is the way Nature intended. — Terry Pratchett
  • National character cannot be built by law. It is the sum of the moral fiber of its individuals. — Herbert Hoover
  • Some people think that words can injure the psyche or the moral fiber. And they really can't. — George Carlin
  • Gambling undermines the moral fiber of society. — Gordon B. Hinckley
  • It's hard to say 'No' and develop your moral fiber. That's why your school is so important. — Siobhan Fallon Hogan
Moral fiber quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

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There you go, Harry!” Ron shouted over the noise. “You weren’t being thick after all — you were showing moral fiber! — J. K. Rowling

Every problem is a character-building opportunity, and the more difficult it is, the greater the potential for building spiritual muscle and moral fiber. — Rick Warren

Moral fiber quote A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.
A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.

Most of us form estimates of our intelligence, wisdom, and moral fiber that are considerably higher than an objective estimate would warrant; no doubt 90 percent of us think ourselves well above average along these lines. — Alvin Plantinga

Movies are movies, and I don't think any of them are going to hurt the moral fiber of America and all that nonsense. — Richard Pryor

The corruption of freedom is in proportion to the moral deterioration of the people. For a people who have lost their sense of self-respect have no need for freedom. And the income tax, by transferring the property of earners to the State, has disintegrated the moral fiber of Americans to such a degree that they do not even recognize the fact. — Frank Chodorov

Moral fiber quote Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.

Most species do their own evolving, making it up as they go along, which is the way Nature intended. And this is all very natural and organic and in tune with mysterious cycles of the cosmos, which believes that there's nothing like millions of years of really frustrating trial and error to give a species moral fiber and, in some cases, backbone. — Terry Pratchett

I do not believe that hating any man solves the problem of race or any other problem. ... I firmly believe that hatred, like anger, works on the physical glandular system as well as on the moral fiber of our nation, and in doing so, can bring no positive good. — Margaret Walker

The Lord intends us to be powerful people-mighty in optimism and hopeful of spirit, powerful in evangelistic zeal, potent in influence, sturdy in moral fiber and purity. We can be powerhouses in prayer and preaching. — David Jeremiah

The word 'resilience,' in our American culture is closely aligned with 'grit,' and that word implies a certain moral fiber that says you can survive and thrive in any adversity, because you are strong - but that message of strength is both disqualifying and problematic. — James Redford

It's the emotional punches that you can't see that are just overwhelmingly devastating to your heart - your moral fiber. — Mike Tyson

Playing a bad guy is always a freeing experience, because you don't have the same envelope of restrictions as you have playing a good guy. Good guys restrain themselves; they kind of have their moral fiber cut out for them in varying degrees. — John Travolta

The practical reason for freedom is that freedom seems to be the only condition under which any kind of substantial moral fiber can be developed - we have tried law, compulsion and authoritarianism of various kinds, and the result is nothing to be proud of. — Albert J. Nock

Continued dependence on relief inducers a spiritual and moral disintegration fundamentally destructive to the national fiber. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

The abundant life does not come to those who have had a lot of obstacles removed from their path by others. It develops from within and is rooted in strong mental and moral fiber. — William Mather Lewis

Few things are more damaging to our democracy than a military officer who doesn't have the moral courage to stand up for what's right or the moral fiber to step aside when circumstances dictate. — Michael Mullen

Trials, temptations, disappointments -- all these are helps instead of hindrances, if one uses them rightly. They not only test the fiber of character but strengthen it. 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. — James Buckham

The scary truth is, you have to scratch some veneer off to gauge where the moral fiber really is in certain pockets of society. It's raw. It's scary. But it gives us a place to work with. — Ani Difranco

Vaclav Havel had moral stature. The president in first Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic in many ways is a ceremonial role. And so, speaking out and having that strong moral fiber, people just knew that he told the truth to people who had only heard lies. And so I think his - that's his legacy. — Judy Woodruff

The lessons of history, confirmed by the evidence immediately before me, show conclusively that continued dependence upon relief induces a spiritual disintegration fundamentally destructive to the national fiber. To dole out relief in this way is to administer a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit. It is inimical to the dictates of a sound policy. It is in violation of the traditions of America. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Our inspired Constitution is wisely designed to protect from excesses of political power, but it can do little to protect us from the excesses of appetite or from individual indifference to great principles or institutions. Any significant unraveling of the moral fiber of the American people, therefore, finally imperils the Constitution. — Neal A. Maxwell

Like so many other recovered alcoholics, I am to this day bewildered that it took so long for me to understand that there was no such animal as 'social drinking' for me; that it had nothing to do with my willpower or self-respect or moral fiber, that it was a simple biochemical intolerance to a drug. — Mercedes McCambridge

Look out for your baby or your friend, of course. That is easy. The test of moral fiber is to stick up for those you relate to least, understand minimally, and do not think are that much like you. — Ingrid Newkirk

The radical left is doing everything they can to destroy the moral fiber of America. They want to do away with the family. I am absolutely persuaded one of the reasons so many lesbians are at the forefront of the pro-choice movement is because being a mother is the unique characteristic of womanhood, and these lesbians will never be mothers naturally, so they don't want anybody else to have that privilege either. — Pat Robertson

Once, during the drinking phase, Wendy had accused him of desiring his own destruction but not possessing the necessary moral fiber to support a full-blown deathwish. So he manufactured ways in which other people could do it, lopping a piece at a time off himself and their family. — Stephen King

Could words and symbols wield such power? Could mere scribblings on parchment unmake a person's moral fiber? Weren't we made of sterner stuff? — Karen Marie Moning

I get off on a man with strong moral fiber. The closest Barrons ever gets to fiber is walking down the cereal aisle at the grocery store. — Karen Marie Moning

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