The best companion and helper is admirable morals.
Ten men have failed from defect in morals, where one has failed from defect in intellect.horace mann
I've got two daughters, nine years old and six years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby.Barack Obama
A fop? In this brave, licentious age To bring his musty morals on the stage? Rhime us to reason? and our lives redress In metre, as Druids did the savages.
Sportsmanship, next to the Church, is the greatest teacher of morals.
They teach the morals of a whore, and the manners of a dancing master.
Let's be perfectly clear, shall we. The fox is not a little orange puppy dog with doe eyes and a waggly tail. It's a disease-ridden wolf with the morals of a psychopath and the teeth of a great white shark.jeremy clarkson
Fill all the glasses there, for whyShould every creature drink but I?Why, man of morals, tell me why?Abraham Cowley
Love is the extremely difficult realisation that something other than oneself is real. Love, and so art and morals, is the discovery of reality.iris murdoch
What good men most biologists are, the tenors of the scientific world — temperamental, moody, lecherous, loud-laughing, and healthy. Your true biologist will sing you a song as loud and off-key as will a blacksmith, for he knows that morals are too often diagnostic of prostatitis and stomach ulcers. Sometimes he may proliferate a little too much in all directions, but he is as easy to kill as any other organism, and meanwhile he is very good company, and at least he does not confuse a low hormone productivity with moral ethics.john steinbeck
As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals . The combination is unstable and self-destroying.arthur c. clarke
When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned.herbert hoover
I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false, is guilty of falsehood; and the accidental truth of the assertion, does not justify or excuse him.Abraham Lincoln
Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions; with their individuality and independence of choice in matters of business they have lost all their individual choice within the field of morals.
Experience is no more transferable in morals than in art.james anthony froude
If the story-tellers could ha' got decency and good morals from true stories, who'd have troubled to invent parables?
I think the old, sound, and honest maxim that "you shall not do evil that good may come," is applicable in law as well as in morals .
So far, 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
A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within. The essential causes of Rome’s decline lay in her people, her morals, her class struggle, her failing trade, her bureaucratic despotism, her stifling taxes, her consuming wars.will durant
We must be free or die, who speak the tongue That Shakespeare spake; the faith and morals hold Which Milton held.william wordsworth
Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure... are undermining the solid foundation of morals, the best security for the duration of free government.
Men rarely (if ever) manage to dream up a god superior to themselves. Most gods have the manners and morals of a spoiled child.robert a. heinlein