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

The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish, when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are always and invariably futile. — Alan Watts

So-called "respect" is often a tool within the language of moralistic judgement of a domination culture. — Bryant H. McGill

I became a virtuoso of deceit. It wasn't pleasure I was after, it was knowledge. I consulted the strictest moralists to learn how to appear, philosophers to find out what to think and novelists to see what I could get away with. And, in the end, I distilled everything down to one wonderfully simple principle: win or die. — Christopher Hampton

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

To the moralist prostitution does not consist so much in the fact that the woman sells her body, but rather that she sells it out of wedlock. — Emma Goldman

It is the habitual carriage of the umbrella that is the stamp of Respectability. Robinson Crusoe was rather a moralist than a pietist, and his leaf-umbrella is as fine an example of the civilised mind striving to express itself under adverse circumstances as we have ever met with. — Robert Louis Stevenson

Of course I lie to people. But I lie altruistically -- for our mutual good. The lie is the basic building block of good manners. That may seem mildly shocking to a moralist -- but then what isn t? — Quentin Crisp