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    Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.

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An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.

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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I cannot believe that this country cannot come together around some values what these kids need is a moral life... read more

I cannot believe that this country cannot come together around some values what these kids need is a moral life... the issue is not ideas, it is conduct. The real question is how we reach these young people morally, and what do we bring to them.

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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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I find the doctors and the sages
Have differ'd in all climes and ages,
And two in read more

I find the doctors and the sages
Have differ'd in all climes and ages,
And two in fifty scarce agree
On what is pure morality.

by Thomas Moore Found in: Morality Quotes,
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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 Bearings of this observation lays in the application on it.

The Bearings of this observation lays in the application on it.

by Charles Dickens Found in: Morality Quotes,
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A man can do what he ought to do; and when he says he cannot, it is because he will read more

A man can do what he ought to do; and when he says he cannot, it is because he will not.

by Feoude Found in: Morality Quotes, Morals Quotes,
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Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning,--an
endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea read more

Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning,--an
endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the
distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly
bodies.

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