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    There is something more horrible than hoodlums, churls and
    vipers, and that is knaves with moral justification for their
    cause.

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"Tut, tut, child," said the Duchess. "Everything's got a moral if
only you can find it."

"Tut, tut, child," said the Duchess. "Everything's got a moral if
only you can find it."

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No mere man since the Fall, is able in this life perfectly to
keep the Commandments.

No mere man since the Fall, is able in this life perfectly to
keep the Commandments.

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The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

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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'm one of the undeserving poor . . . up ugen middle-class
morality all the time . . . read more

I'm one of the undeserving poor . . . up ugen middle-class
morality all the time . . . . What is middle-class morality?
Just an excuse for never giving me anything.

by Thomas Moore Found in: Morality Quotes,
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Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.

Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.

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I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.

by Anne Frank Found in: Ideals Quotes, 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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We may pretend that we're basically moral people who make mistakes, but the whole of history proves otherwise.

We may pretend that we're basically moral people who make mistakes, but the whole of history proves otherwise.

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