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Capitalism has neither the capacity, nor the morality, nor the ethics to solve the problems of poverty.
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Bad company ruins good morals. - Paul the Apostle Quotes
Bad company ruins good morals.
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Those people who treat politics and morality separately will never understand either of them. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quotes
Those people who treat politics and morality separately will never understand either of them.
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Man is a moral being, only because he lives in society. Let all social life disappear and morality will disappear with it.
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It's a morality that keeps humans human. - Shimon Peres Quotes
It's a morality that keeps humans human.
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Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it.
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Morality is a matter of money. Poor people cannot afford to have morals. So they have religion.
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Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man. - Thomas Jefferson Quotes
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
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By what standard of morality can the violence used by a slave to break his chains be considered the same as the violence of a slave master?
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An injustice is tolerable only when it is necessary to avoid an even greater injustice. - John Rawls Quotes
An injustice is tolerable only when it is necessary to avoid an even greater injustice.
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O who is more to blame: He who sins for pay - Or he who pays for sin? - Juana Inés de la Cruz Quotes
O who is more to blame: He who sins for pay - Or he who pays for sin?
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Fear is the mother of morality. - Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes
Fear is the mother of morality.
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Having killed God, the atheist is left with no reason for being, no morality to espouse, no meaning to life, and no hope beyond the grave.
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No morality can be founded on authority, even if the authority were divine. - A.J. Ayer Quotes
No morality can be founded on authority, even if the authority were divine.
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whatsoever it is morally right for a man to do, it is morally right for a woman to do. - Sarah Moore Grimke Quotes
whatsoever it is morally right for a man to do, it is morally right for a woman to do.
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Sanity lies somewhere between the inhibitions of conventional morality and the looseness of extreme impulse, but the area in-between is very fuzzy.
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Politics is opposed to morality, as philosophy to naïveté. - Emmanuel Levinas Quotes
Politics is opposed to morality, as philosophy to naïveté.
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Victims. Victims of a transitional period of morality. That is what we both certainly are. - Osamu Dazai Quotes
Victims. Victims of a transitional period of morality. That is what we both certainly are.
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To denounce moralizing out of hand is to pronounce a moral judgment. - H. L. Mencken Quotes
To denounce moralizing out of hand is to pronounce a moral judgment.
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Without Virtue there can be no liberty - Benjamin Rush Quotes
Without Virtue there can be no liberty
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How often I have found that we grow to maturity not by doing what we like, but by doing what we should. How true it is that not every 'should' is a compulsion, and not every 'like' is a high morality and true freedom.
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Morality, like numinous awe, is a jump; in it, man goes beyond anything that can be 'given' in the facts of experience.
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Men cannot be made good by the state, but they can easily be made bad. Morality depends on liberty. - Lord Acton Quotes
Men cannot be made good by the state, but they can easily be made bad. Morality depends on liberty.
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Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine. - Sigmund Freud Quotes
Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.
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Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions.
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Aspire to decency. Practice civility toward one another. Admire and emulate ethical behavior wherever you find it. Apply a rigid standard of morality to your lives; and if, periodically, you fail ­ as you surely will adjust your lives, not the standards.
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Whenever governments adopt a moral tone - as opposed to an ethical one - you know something is wrong.
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Perhaps the saddest thing to admit is that those who rejected the Cross have to carry it, while those who welcomed it are so often engaged in crucifying others.
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To believe that will has power over potentiality, that the passage to actuality is the result of a decision that puts an end to the ambiguity of potentiality (which is always potentiality to do and not to do) — this is the perpetual illusion of morality.
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To understand a cat, you must realize that he has has own gifts, his own viewpoint, even his own morality
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Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons. - Thomas Hardy Quotes
Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.
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Do you know why I have credibility? Because I don't exude morality. - Bob Hawke Quotes
Do you know why I have credibility? Because I don't exude morality.
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There is one thing I must tell you because I just found it to be a truth . . . You must always be yourself no matter what the price. It is the highest form of morality.
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There is no tyranny more ferocious than the tyranny of morality. Everything is sacrificed to it. - P.D. Ouspensky Quotes
There is no tyranny more ferocious than the tyranny of morality. Everything is sacrificed to it.
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Hard to say what's right when all I wanna do is wrong. - Prince Quotes
Hard to say what's right when all I wanna do is wrong.
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The pimp is the executive organ of immorality. The executive organ of morality is the blackmailer. - Karl Kraus Quotes
The pimp is the executive organ of immorality. The executive organ of morality is the blackmailer.
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History is a tragedy, not a morality tale. - I. F. Stone Quotes
History is a tragedy, not a morality tale.
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Morals excite passions, and produce or prevent actions. Reason of itself is utterly impotent in this particular. The rules of morality, therefore, are not conclusions of our reason.
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A moral system valid for all is basically immoral. - Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes
A moral system valid for all is basically immoral.
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Do unto others 20% better than you would expect them to do unto you, to correct for subjective error.
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Never create by law what can be accomplished by morality. - Baron de Montesquieu Quotes
Never create by law what can be accomplished by morality.
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The true basis of morality is utility; that is, the adaptation of our actions to the promotion of the general welfare and happiness; the endeavour so to rule our lives that we may serve and bless mankind.
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A low morality will not sustain leadership long, its influence quickly vanishes, it cannot produce its own succession.
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Morality is only moral when it is voluntary. - Lincoln Steffens Quotes
Morality is only moral when it is voluntary.
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Virtue and vice are concepts invented by human beings, words for a morality which human beings arbitrarily devised.
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Observe decorum, and it will open a path to morality. - Mason Cooley Quotes
Observe decorum, and it will open a path to morality.
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No moral system can rest solely on authority. - A.J. Ayer Quotes
No moral system can rest solely on authority.
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Is it less dishonest to do what is wrong because it is not expressly prohibited by written law? Let us hope our moral principles are not yet in that stage of degeneracy.
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Watergate is the great liberal illusion that you can have public virtue without private morality. - Clare Boothe Luce Quotes
Watergate is the great liberal illusion that you can have public virtue without private morality.
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Social taboos are shy like virtue; once lost, there is no remedy - Gunnar Myrdal Quotes
Social taboos are shy like virtue; once lost, there is no remedy
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What can laws do without morals? - Benjamin Franklin Quotes
What can laws do without morals?
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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.
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If you can't trust the Bible's history, how can you trust its morality? - Ken Ham Quotes
If you can't trust the Bible's history, how can you trust its morality?
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Morality and expediency coincide more than the cynics allow.
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I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest.
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Men make the moral code and they expect women to accept it.
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God Almighty has set before me two great objects, the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners (morality).
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A church that is deeply aware of it's misery and nakedness before a holy God will cling tenaciously to an all sufficient Savior, while one that is self-confident and relatively unaware of its inherent sinfulness will reach for religion and morality whenever it seems convenient
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Official morality has always been oppressive and negative: it has said "thou shalt not," and has not troubled to investigate the effect of activities not forbidden by the code.
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What basic psychological distortion can be found in every civilization of which we know anything? The only psychological force capable of producing these perversions is morality - the concept of right and wrong. The re-interpretation and eventual eradication of the concept of right and wrong are the belated objectives of nearly all of psychotherapy.
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Happy and successful homes cannot be built on immorality.
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Morality is truth in full bloom.
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What is morality but immemorial custom? Conscience is the chief of conservatives.
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If you are doing something for reward or punishment, you do not have morality.
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Immorality does not consist in being different. It consists in not allowing others to be so.
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influence which is given on the side of money is usually against truth.
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But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.
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Banks have done more injury to the religion, morality, tranquility, prosperity, and even wealth of the nation than they can have done or ever will do good.
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I shall endeavor to enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality.
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Morals are a matter of private agreement; decency is of public concern.
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moral, adj. Conforming to a local and mutable standard of right. Having the quality of general expediency.
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Do what you do as well as you possibly can. That's Buddhist morality.
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If you didn’t have any conscious beings in the world, there really wouldn’t be morality but with consciousness that you have it.
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Morality which is no particular socity's morality is to be found nowhere.
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Rigour is to the mathematician what morality is to men. - Andre Weil Quotes
Rigour is to the mathematician what morality is to men.
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The law is constantly based on notions of morality, and if all laws representing essentially moral choices are to be invalidated under the due process clause, the courts will be very busy indeed.
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One can buy anything with money except morality. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quotes
One can buy anything with money except morality.
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Morality begins at the point of a gun.
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Behaving morally because of a hope of reward or a fear of punishment is not morality.
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No man loses ever on a lower level by magnanimity on a higher.
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