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    Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral
    standards and values above the discoverers of objective truth.
    What humanity own to personalities like Buddha, Moses, and Jesus
    ranks for me higher than all the achievements the inquiring
    constructive mind.

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Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.

Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.

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What I have absolutely no sympathy with is the legislator, the man who seeks, for his own profit, to exploit read more

What I have absolutely no sympathy with is the legislator, the man who seeks, for his own profit, to exploit the weaknesses of those who are unable to help themselves and then to fasten some moral superscription upon it. This I loathe so much that I cannot conceivably explain how much it is.

by Malcolm Lowry Found in: Morality Quotes,
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The word morality, if we met it in the Bible, would surprise us
as much as the word telephone read more

The word morality, if we met it in the Bible, would surprise us
as much as the word telephone or motor car.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Morality Quotes,
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Idealist: a cynic in the making.

Idealist: a cynic in the making.

by Irving Layton Found in: Morality Quotes,
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Ethics, too, are nothing but reverence for life. That is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that read more

Ethics, too, are nothing but reverence for life. That is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good ;consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil.

by Albert Schweitzer Found in: Morality Quotes,
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I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you read more

I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.

by Ernest Hemingway Found in: Morality Quotes,
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Morality, when vigorously alive, sees farther than intellect, and
provides unconsciously for intellectual difficulties.

Morality, when vigorously alive, sees farther than intellect, and
provides unconsciously for intellectual difficulties.

by James Anthony Froude Found in: Morality Quotes,
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The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion.

The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion.

by Stanley Baldwin Found in: Morality Quotes,
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Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people whom we personally dislike.

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people whom we personally dislike.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Morality Quotes,
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