Best 1 424 of Moral quotes - MyQuotes
But tolerance by itself can be a cover for moral laziness.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that you are sick.
I do not pretend to understand the moral universe; the arc is a long one. . . . But from what I see I am sure it bends toward justice.
America is the moral force that defeated communism and all those who would put the human soul itself into bondage.
Donald Ray Pollock
Religion can be a good thing, but basically the way I look at it is that it provides a moral code, common sense. But then people distort it and use it as an excuse to be a bully. It's sad, but that's the way it's worked for a several thousand years now.
When one gets reports from scientists, engineers and technicians whose credibility by all common standards is high and whose moral caliber seems to preclude a hoax, one can do no less than hear them out, in all seriousness.
Gary L. Francione
We do not think clearly about our moral obligations to animals.
When some folks agree with my opinions I begin to suspect I'm wrong.
Optimism is the true moral courage
Affliction is a sort of moral gymnasium in which the disciples of Christ are trained to robust exercise, hardy exertion, and severe conflict.
What we are doing to the future of our children, and the other species on the planet, is a clear moral issue.
John F. Kerry
It's pretty standard fare in political discourse. You misconstrue what somebody said. You isolate a statement, you lend your interpretation to it and then feign moral outrage. And Democrats have been doing it for years.
Henry B. Eyring
We have moral agency as a gift of God. Rather than the right to choose to be free of influence, it is the inalienable right to submit ourselves to whichever of those powers we choose.
Humans have will. In an exorcism with a human, you are dealing with the human will, and whether that will is sufficiently resolved in terms of what allowed it to be manipulated. The will must have done something to surrender to the presence of the demon. You have to resurrect the moral authority of the person's will.
Illustrators are usually illustrating something big or commercial if not outright advertising. It's a form of prostitution, but that's cool because we don't have any moral hang-up about it.
Mayat dan selangka adalah jawapan terakhir, Sesudah moral, dulu, kita anggap Hanya sebagai hujung ekor tamadun. (Tidakkah Kita Berada Di Sana?)
From men motivated by moral certitude, history teaches, no lasting good ever comes.
It's okay to be honest about not knowing rather than spreading falsehood. While it is often said that honesty is the best policy, silence is the second best policy.
Henry David Thoreau
All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong.
With a great moral issue involved, neutrality does not serve righteousness; for to be neutral between right and wrong is to serve wrong.
We need more moral compasses and less Sat Navs
Without God and religion you don't have moral truth, you have moral opinion
John B. S. Haldane
Every Christian church has tried to impose a code of morals of some kind for which it has claimed divine sanction. As these codes have always been opposed to those of the gospels a loophole has been left for moral progress such as hardly exists in other religions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
To be civilized is to be potentially master of all possible ideas, and that means that one has got beyond being shocked, although one preserves one's own moral aesthetic preferences.
I feel that it is our moral obligation to stand and to be courageous with these families, and particularly Cindy, that have become the conscience of this nation.
Man had freedom to choose the good, but this same freedom also allowed him to choose the bad. This is called moral freedom.
Americans have less and less patience for the intrusive and divisive moral scolds who thrived in the bubbles of the Clinton and Bush years.
Budgets are moral documents. Federal funding should reflect the priorities and the values of the majority of the American people.
You cannot build your life with a consistent worldview that is on the shifting sands of moral relativism.
Love is our most basic human value and also our highest potential.
Nothing could be more reckless than to base one's moral philosophy on the latest pronouncements of science.
Unfortunately, moral beauty in art - like physical beauty in a person - is extremely perishable.
The Roman Empire was very, very much like us. They lost their moral core, their sense of values in terms of who they were. And after all of those things converged together, they just went right down the tubes very quickly.
Harry A. Blackmun
Abortion raises moral and spiritual questions over which honorable persons can disagree sincerely and profoundly. But those disagreements did not then and do not now relieve us of our duty to apply the Constitution faithfully.
The moral sense is a natural faculty in us like the sense of smell or of touch.
In business 'professionalism' is not a tactic but a moral value.
The strongest feelings assigned to the conscience are not moral feelings at all; they express merely physical antipathies.
Gods provided the ideals which people follow. Religion is not a special discipline unconnected with daily life. To live morally means to live according to the values prescribed in the scriptures. Gods have to be perfect for a moral society.
In short, I'm not sure that the abortion problem can be solved by legislation. I think it can only be solved through moral persuasion.
Our moral efforts are too feeble and falsely motivated to ever merit salvation.
Moral precepts are constant through the ages and not obedient to circumstances.
Universal education is not only a moral imperative but an economic necessity, to pave the way toward making many more nations self-sufficient and self-sustaining.
If I were one of the gods who just wound up supervising humans, I'd want to influence the decision-makers to live according to the morals that Israel would eventually get in the Torah, and to teach those same principles to their people. I'd also want to make sure they worship no other god but the Most High.
There is something splendid about innocence; but what is bad about it, in turn, is that it cannot protect itself very well and is easily seduced. Because of this, even wisdom - which otherwise consists more in conduct than in knowledge - still needs science, not in order to learn from it but in order to provide access and durability for its precepts.
All the great crimes of history, lest we forget, have their genesis in the moral wilderness of their times.
Honor is the moral conscience of the great.
You will miss a normal life while living a successful life, but not as much as the craving for a successful life while you were living a normal life.
I just have a real problem with people who seek to portray fatness or thinness as moral concepts.
Henry David Thoreau
Alas! the culture of an Irishman is an enterprise to be undertaken with a sort of moral bog hoe.
Henry Ward Beecher
A man that puts himself on the ground of moral principle, if the whole world be against him, is mightier than all of them.