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Positive Quotes about Moral

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The perception of beauty is a moral test.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Values

Compassion is the universal standard of moral living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

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The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

The acceptance of oneself is
the essence of the whole moral problem
and the epitome of a whole outlook on life.
- Carl Jung

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Increase of material comforts,
it may be generally laid down,
does not in any way whatsoever
conduce to moral growth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Moral authority is never retained by
any attempt to hold on to it.
It comes without seeking and
is retained without effort.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The moral arc of the universe
bends at the elbow of justice.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's
oldest exercises in moral philosophy;
that is,
the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

The worst government is often the most moral.
One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane.
But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
- H. L. Mencken

Love is moral even without legal marriage,
but marriage is immoral without love.
- Ellen Key

Trust should be the basis for all our moral training.
- Robert Baden-Powell

Moral power is probably best when it is not used.
The less you use it the more you have.
- Andrew Young

Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders,
and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
- James K. Polk

The interests of a nation, when well understood,
will be found to coincide with their moral duties.
- Thomas Jefferson

The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and
peace are deep-seated and powerful.
They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.
- Arthur Henderson

Nature teaches more than she preaches.
There are no sermons in stones.
It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
- John Burroughs

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally
recognized moral qualities of men.
- Confucius

Our world faces a true planetary emergency.
I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a
challenge to the moral imagination.
- Al Gore

It is curious - curious that physical courage
should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare
- Mark Twain

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things.
The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic
feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
- John Stuart Mill

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who
maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
- Dante Alighieri

Music is a moral law.
It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
- Plato

Those who cultivate moral confusion for profit should understand this:
we will name their names and shame them as they deserve to be shamed.
- Bob Dole

Our moral, religious, and political traditions are
united in their respect for the dignity of human life.
- Robert Casey

I have reached the conclusion that those who have physical
courage also have moral courage.
Physical courage is a great test.
- Oriana Fallaci

I want you to have this feeling too -
it is my moral responsibility to help you achieve this inner freedom.
- Dmitri Mendeleev

Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style,
it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the
past are a form of injustice.
- Jacques Barzun

There are two traditions in Northern Ireland.
There are two main religious denominations.
But there is only one true moral denomination.
And it wants peace.
- David Trimble

You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters.
The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.
- Fran Lebowitz

What can the Church do? If she stands by her moral teaching,
then she will be seen as standing in judgement over
a vast percentage of Europeans.
- Timothy Radcliffe

The moral and spiritual aspects of both personal and
international relationships have a practical bearing
which so-called practical men deny.
- Henry A. Wallace

I'm saying that the moral climate within the ruling
class in this country is not that different from the
moral climate within the ruling class of Hitler's Germany.
- David Clennon

It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth,
but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its
ruthless ambitions and moral decay,
can learn on my dime.
- Lee Atwater

No, moral conscience is one thing, the law is another.
We have to hold onto this difference.
- Rocco Buttiglione

Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises
the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived:
the inviolable dignity of human persons.
- Helen Prejean

I don't think a prostitute is more moral than a wife,
but they are doing the same thing.
- Prince Philip

Science by itself has no moral dimension.
But it does seek to establish truth.
And upon this truth morality can be built.
- William Masters

One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man,
Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can.
- William Wordsworth

No student of history can fail to see the moral interest of the Middle Ages,
any more than an artist can fail to see their aesthetic interest.
- Goldwin Smith

Every man has his moral backside which he refrains
from showing unless he has to and keeps covered as
long as possible with the trousers of decorum.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

The ones I pity are the ones who never stick out their
neck for something they believe,
never know the taste of moral struggle,
and never have the thrill of victory.
- Jonathan Kozol

Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall,
but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
- Lord Acton

A man of great common sense and good taste -
meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
- George Bernard Shaw

The security of Israel is a moral imperative for all free peoples.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it.
I know no other country where accountants have a higher social and moral status.
- Northrop Frye

There are those who believe Black people possess the
secret of joy and that it is this that will sustain
them through any spiritual or moral or physical devastation.
- Alice Walker

You see a moral in them? Do we have morals?
- Joel Coen

The moral world is as little exempt as the physical
world from the law of ceaseless change,
of perpetual flux.
- James G. Frazer

Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
- Thomas Hardy

You know, we all have our inner demons.
I, for one - I can't speak for you, but I'm on the
verge of moral collapse at any time.
It can happen by the end of the show.
- Glenn Beck

The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them;
their notions of good and evil are the result of the
moral atmosphere they breathe.
- Jean Paul

In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish,
and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral
authority and character increase as the importance
of the position increases.
- John Adams

For millions of men and women, the church has been
the hospital for the soul,
the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas.
- Gerald R. Ford

Paradoxically, the people and state of Japan living
on such moral props were not innocent but had been
stained by their own past history of invading other Asian countries.
- Kenzaburo Oe

We would not have our country's vigour exhausted or her moral force abated,
by everlasting meddling and muddling in every quarrel,
great and small, which afflicts the world.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it
on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out,
about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the
career ladder nonexistent.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

Once the mass of the defending infantry become possessed of low moral,
the battle is as good as lost.
- Douglas Haig

History and experience tell us that moral progress
comes not in comfortable and complacent times,
but out of trial and confusion.
- Gerald R. Ford

A great gulf, however, has been opened between man's
material advance and his social and moral progress,
a gulf in which he may one day be lost if it is not closed or narrowed.
- Lester B. Pearson

With the monstrous weapons man already has,
humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world
by its moral adolescents.
- Omar N. Bradley

There's a moral force in a sentence when it comes out right.
It speaks the writer's will to live.
- Don DeLillo

The moral issue here is whether the United States Congress
is going to stand in the way of science and preclude
scientists from doing lifesaving research.
- Rosa DeLauro


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