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    Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.

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The aim of morality is to give people a standard of action and a motive to work by which, they read more

The aim of morality is to give people a standard of action and a motive to work by which, they will not intensify each person's selfishness, but raise them up above it.

by Cecil J. Sharpe Found in: Morals Quotes,
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One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate read more

One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate his conduct.

by Sterne Found in: Morals Quotes,
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The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the read more

The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.

by Aristotle Found in: Morals Quotes,
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The biggest threat to our well-being is the absence of moral clarity and purpose.

The biggest threat to our well-being is the absence of moral clarity and purpose.

by Rick Shuman Found in: Morals Quotes,
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When the sun comes up, I have morals again.

When the sun comes up, I have morals again.

by Elayne Boosler Found in: Morals Quotes,
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In Los Angeles, it's like they jog for two hours a day and then they think they're morally right. That's read more

In Los Angeles, it's like they jog for two hours a day and then they think they're morally right. That's when you want to choke people, you know?

by Liam Neeson Found in: Morals Quotes,
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Moral choices do not depend on personal preference and private decision but on right reason and, I would add, divine read more

Moral choices do not depend on personal preference and private decision but on right reason and, I would add, divine order.

by Basil Hume Found in: Morals Quotes,
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However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It read more

However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.

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Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what's right.

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what's right.

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