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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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Morality is the best of all devices for leading mankind by the nose.

Morality is the best of all devices for leading mankind by the nose.

by Friedrich Nietzsche Found in: Morality Quotes,
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When we start deceiving ourselves into thinking not that we want something or need something, not that it is a read more

When we start deceiving ourselves into thinking not that we want something or need something, not that it is a pragmatic necessity for us to have it, but that it is a moral imperative that we have it, then is when we join the fashionable madmen, and then is when the thin whine of hysteria is heard in the land, and then is when we are in bad trouble.

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Morality is of the highest importance--but for us, not for God.

Morality is of the highest importance--but for us, not for God.

by Charles Dickens Found in: Morality Quotes,
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Kant, as we all know, compared moral law to the starry heavens,
and found them both sublime. On the read more

Kant, as we all know, compared moral law to the starry heavens,
and found them both sublime. On the naturalistic hypothesis we
should rather compare it to the protective blotches on a beetle's
back, and find them both ingenious.

by Arthur James Balfour Found in: Morality Quotes,
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Principle, particularly moral principal, can never be a weathervane, spinning around this way and that with the shifting winds of read more

Principle, particularly moral principal, can never be a weathervane, spinning around this way and that with the shifting winds of expediency. Moral principle is a compass forever fixed and forever true. And that is as important in business as it is in the classroom.

by Edward R. Lyman Found in: Morality Quotes,
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Obscenity is in the crotch of the beholder.

Obscenity is in the crotch of the beholder.

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The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you read more

The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.

by Elizabeth Hardwick 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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The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in
our actions. Our inner balance and even our read more

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in
our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence
depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and
dignity to life.

by Charles Dickens Found in: Morality Quotes,
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