Aphorisms by theme: Morality

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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By theme : Morality
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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By theme : Behavior Morality
If you can do no good, at least do no harm.

Kurt Vonnegut

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By theme : Behavior Morality
If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil.

Joseph de Maistre

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By theme : Evil Morality
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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By theme : Morality War
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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By theme : Morality
Men are virtuous because women are; women are virtuous from necessity.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Humor Men Morality Wit Women
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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By theme : Education Morality
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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By theme : Morality
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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By theme : Liberty Morality
Politics have no relation to morals.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Morality Politics
Necessity has no law.

Benjamin Franklin

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Dante once said that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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By theme : Morality Politics
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