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" Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something. "
Henry David Thoreau
" All morality consists in a system of rules, and the essence of all morality is to be sought for in the respect which the individual acquires for these rules. "
" All that I know most surely about morality and obligations I owe to football. "
" A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality. "
John F. Kennedy
" A morality clause is a grey area that the powers that be say if it is immoral, than it's immoral, and you are getting fired. "
" And there was a real shedding of the old dogma, like boundaries of morality were being broken down and everybody was into the new party mode of just loving on each other. Which destroyed thousands of us. I lost 16 of my personal friends through that lifestyle. "
" A novel that does not uncover a hitherto unknown segment of existence is immoral. Knowledge is the novel's only morality. "
" A poem may be an instance of morality, of social conditions, of psychological history; it may instance all its qualities, but never one of them alone, nor any two or three; never less than all. "
" A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality. "
William Winwood Reade
" Are we prepared to tolerate a world in which countries which care about morality lay down their nuclear weapons, leaving others to threaten the rest of the world or hold it to ransom? "
" Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere. "
Gilbert K. Chesterton
" As a writer, I've tried to avoid strong opinions about morality. You just want to present things as they are and let the viewer come to their own conclusion. "
" As for morality, well that's all tied up with the question of consciousness. "
" A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true. "
" A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality. "
" Behaving morally because of a hope of reward or a fear of punishment is not morality. Morality is not bribery or threats. Religion is bribery and threats. Humans have morality. We don't need religion. "
" Both 'Consenting Adults' and 'Glengarry Glen Ross' revolve around the economic stresses of the '90s. They are about what people do when they're pushed against that wall, and how they're manipulated. They are both morality tales, though in very different genres. "
" But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power. "
" Call me old-fashioned, but I believe that morality is not just a matter of opinion. "
" Capitalism actually encourages morality because capitalism can't function well if people can't trust each other and people aren't honest, if a deal isn't a deal. "
" Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet. "
" Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution. "
" Children often have a much stronger concept of morality than adults. "
" Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust, and then lust not to follow. "
" Commerce is against morality. Morality is going to lose every time. "
" Compassion is the basis of morality. "
" Democracy without morality is impossible. "
" Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value; the primary values are safety and morality. "
" Don't ever silence your morality to be a part of anything. "
" Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces? "
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