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Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme : Art     Morality  

An honest man nearly always thinks justly.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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By theme : Morality   Thought    

The danger of failure should not deter you from continuing the case which you consider right.
Abraham Lincoln
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By theme : Behavior     Morality  

Every step forward in the development of a thought and morals is immoral, until it receives the recognition of the majority.
George Bernard Shaw
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By theme : Morality   Society     Thought    

Prosperity is the touchstone of virtue; for it is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
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Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarreled with him.
Blaise Pascal
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By theme : Morality   War    

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

Sin is not so sinful as hypocrisy.
Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon
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If you can do no good, at least do no harm.
Kurt Vonnegut
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If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil.
Joseph de Maistre
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A little child is immoral, he has no internal inhibitions against pleasures.
Sigmund Freud
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By theme : Childhood     Morality   Psychology    

Even in war, moral power is to physical as three parts out of four.
Napoleon I
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There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
Charles de Montesquieu
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By theme : Morality   Politics     Society    

There is no sterner moralist than pleasure.
George Gordon Byron
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Men are virtuous because women are; women are virtuous from necessity.
Edgar Watson Howe
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Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil.
Thomas Mann
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By theme : Evil     Morality   Philosophy    

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Aristotle
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Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
John Acton
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Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Politics have no relation to morals.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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