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" 1963, because of the sense of moral authority that the civil rights movement had, we were able to get people to respond, because of the quality of our demand and our sense of moral authority. "
" A bad author can take the most moral issue and make you want to just never, ever think about that moral issue. "
" Abhorrence of apartheid is a moral attitude, not a policy. "
" A bold reform agenda is our moral obligation. If we make the case effectively and win this November, then we will have the moral authority to enact the kind of fundamental reforms America has not seen since Ronald Reagan's first year. "
" 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. "
" A citizen is a political and moral agent who in fact has a shared sense of hope and responsibility to others and not just to him or herself. "
" Actually, the notion of what is acceptable for a moral government to do seems to have eroded in some ways since 9-11. Not to get too political here, but countries, including our own, seem to have accepted what was once almost unimaginable - condoning torture, for example, and even criminalizing peaceful protest. "
" Adam Smith is misread as being amoral precisely because people don't read his first book, because they don't read 'The Theory of Moral Sentiments.' "
P. J. O'Rourke
" A desire to rescue secular America from fallen grace has driven conservative evangelicals at least since the 1970s, when Jerry Falwell formed the Moral Majority as a vehicle for conservative Christians to muscle their way into national politics. "
" A family film is a very particular and explicit form. Family films typically include adult principles that are moral, but they should be as intelligent, funny, and intriguing as any other film. "
" A fine memoir is to a fine novel as a well-wrought blanket is to a fancifully embroidered patchwork quilt. The memoir, a logical creation, dissects and dignifies reality. Fiction, wholly extravagant, magnifies it and gives it moral shape. Fiction has no practical purpose. Fiction, after all, is art. "
" A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion. "
" A free and rooted society ought to consist of a web of moral obligations. We have the right to ignore them, but we ought to be actually obliged not to let other people starve or to let them lapse into destitution. "
" After so many cases of terror attacks related to Islamic militancy remaining unresolved in the last few years, the government has no moral authority to stay in power. "
" After the turbulence of death, moral principles and even religious proofs are called into question. "
" A great gulf, however, has been opened between man's material advance and his social and moral progress, a gulf in which he may one day be lost if it is not closed or narrowed. "
Lester B. Pearson
" A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression. "
" A hostility to modernity is shared by ideologies that have nothing else in common - a nostalgia for moral clarity, small-town intimacy, family values, primitive communism, ecological sustainability, communitarian solidarity, or harmonies with the rhythms of nature. "
" Alasdair MacIntyre is one of the world's most influential living moral philosophers. He has written 30 books on ethics and held a variety of professorial chairs over the past four decades in North America. "
" All I want, and I think all any parent with a semblance of a moral psychology wants, is for my kid to have his own experience, uninhibited. "
Robert Downey, Jr.
" All literature has this moral strain, but in Russian literature, it's particularly sharp. "
" All moral laws are merely statements that certain kinds of actions will have good effects. "
George Edward Moore
" Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived: the inviolable dignity of human persons. "
" All political revolutions, not affected by foreign conquest, originate in moral revolutions. The subversion of established institutions is merely one consequence of the previous subversion of established opinions. "
John Stuart Mill
" All societies make necessary moral distinctions between high crimes and misdemeanors, mortal and lesser sins. "
" All the great crimes of history, lest we forget, have their genesis in the moral wilderness of their times. "
" All the political angst and moral melodrama about getting 'the rich' to pay 'their fair share' is part of a big charade. This is not about economics, it is about politics. "
" All universal moral principles are idle fancies. "
Marquis de Sade
" All writers want to know that someone is reading their work, taking them seriously. It provides a kind of moral support. "
" A lot of 'Blackheart' was me, literally in a dark room, confessing my sins; Poe was the influence for that album. But that melancholy has a hopefulness - in every Poe story, there is always a moral at the end. "
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