Authors that match 'oral'.

Esai Morales American Actor (1962-)
Evo Morales Bolivian Statesman (1959-)
Oral Roberts American Clergyman (1918-2009)

Quotations that match 'oral'.

Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered. Graham Greene
[ Age Comes Curiosity Morality Sad Sense Wisdom Withered]
But the imposition of morality onto science, - where it does not belong - has become rampant in recent years. Bill Condon
[ Become Belong Does Imposition Morality Onto Rampant Recent Science Where Years]
It took us a long time to find out that we had been lied to by our parents' generation. The moralities that were followed during our parents' generation were basically arbitrary. This caused a rift between the two generations, which was brought on by the beatniks. Peter Fonda
[ Arbitrary Basically Been Between Brought Caused During Find Followed Generation Generations Had Lied Long Moralities Our Out Parents Rift Time Took Two Us Were Which]
With the monstrous weapons man already has, humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world by its moral adolescents. Omar N. Bradley
[ Adolescents Already Being Danger Humanity Man Monstrous Moral Trapped Weapons World]
Optimism is not inherently a superior way of viewing the world. Certainly doctors will say it might be better for one's physical health to be an optimist. But, morally speaking it may not be appropriate in certain circumstances. Todd Solondz
[ Appropriate Better Certain Certainly Circumstances Doctors Health Inherently May Might Morally Optimism Optimist Physical Say Speaking Superior Viewing Way Will World]
There's this idea that if you take your clothes off, somehow you must have loose morals. Demi Moore
[ Clothes Idea Loose Morals Must Off Somehow Take Your]
A flourishing, morally credible media is a vital component in the maintenance of genuinely public talk, argument about common good. Rowan D. Williams
[ Argument Common Component Credible Flourishing Genuinely Good Maintenance Media Morally Public Talk Vital]
Once is a man's life, for one mortal moment, he must make a grab for immorality; if not, he has not lived. Sylvester Stallone
[ Grab Immorality Life Lived Make Man Moment Mortal Must Once]
There is a fine line between censorship and good taste and moral responsibility. Steven Spielberg
[ Between Censorship Fine Good Line Moral Responsibility Taste]
You know, people who almost - yeah, there's a slight reluctance there - but there's also an ambiguity. What are their morals? What is their code of living. What are they really doing here. And it is just interesting because it is never black or white. Matt Robinson
[ Almost Also Ambiguity Because Black Code Doing Here Interesting Just Know Living Morals Never Really Reluctance Slight Their White Yeah]
Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions. Charles Dickens
[ Activities Business Concerned Far Fractions Individuals Longer Men Moralities Most Their Units]
A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that you can't find in an army without morale. Jalal Talabani
[ Army Coup Courage Find Military Morale Needs Sacrifice Without]
The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live. Ayn Rand
[ Die Enjoy Live Morality Purpose Suffer Teach Yourself]
The moral law commands us to make the highest possible good in a world the final object of all our conduct. Paul Ricoeur
[ Commands Conduct Final Good Highest Law Make Moral Object Our Possible Us World]
Teach a child what is wise, that is morality. Teach him what is wise and beautiful, that is religion! Thomas Huxley
[ Beautiful Child Him Morality Religion Teach Wise]
I would say that without any doubt he's the killer - the law says beyond a reasonable doubt and to a moral certainty which I - there's no question that he was the killer of President Kennedy. Henry Wade
[ Any Beyond Certainty Doubt Kennedy Killer Law Moral President Question Reasonable Say Says Which Without Would]
My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense. Polly Toynbee
[ Against Common Compassion Day Enlightenment Lords Proclaim Regiment Rise Sense Spiritual Temporal Today Up Values]
They who have reasoned ignorantly, or who have aimed at effecting their personal ends by flattering the popular feeling, have boldly affirmed that 'one man is as good as another;' a maxim that is true in neither nature, revealed morals, nor political theory. James F. Cooper
[ Affirmed Aimed Another Boldly Effecting Ends Feeling Flattering Good Man Maxim Morals Nature Neither Nor Personal Political Popular Reasoned Revealed Their Theory True]
A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday. Russell Baker
[ Bad Because Bump Church Deciding Dump Getting Godfather Going Group His Mafia Morals Off Politicians President Sunday Together]
It's a moral question about whether we have the right to exterminate species. David Attenborough
[ Exterminate Moral Question Right Species Whether]
That free will was demonstrated in the placing of temptation before man with the command not to eat of the fruit of the tree which would give him a knowledge of good and evil, with the disturbing moral conflict to which that awareness would give rise. Kenneth Scott Latourette
[ Awareness Before Command Conflict Demonstrated Disturbing Eat Evil Free Fruit Give Good Him Knowledge Man Moral Placing Rise Temptation Tree Which Will Would]
With any story I write, I could actually write it from three or four different perspectives, which would end with a completely different moral at the end. Tracey Emin
[ Actually Any Completely Could Different End Four Moral Perspectives Story Three Which Would Write]
To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition. Jawaharlal Nehru
[ Condition Good Least Moral Much Physical Requires Training]
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education. John Ruskin
[ Clothes Duty Education First Food Fuel Government Intellectual Means Moral Second See]
If we allow public funds to be used to support our relatively benign, morally grounded schools, we will have to allow those public funds to be used for any type of private school. Jonathan Kozol
[ Allow Any Benign Funds Grounded Morally Our Private Public Relatively School Schools Support Those Type Used Will]
Most of them are doomed to rapid extinction, but a few may make evolutionary inventions, such as physiological, ecological, or behavioral innovations that give these species improved competitive potential. Ernst Mayr
[ Behavioral Competitive Doomed Ecological Evolutionary Extinction Few Give Improved Innovations Inventions Make May Most Physiological Potential Rapid Species Such Them These]
I will not become a Napoleon nor an Alexander, and labour for my own ambition; but I will labour for freedom and for the moral well-being of man. Lajos Kossuth
[ Alexander Ambition Become Freedom Labour Man Moral Napoleon Nor Own Well-Being Will]
Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation. Angelina Grimke
[ Amid Christian Demoralizing Die Exert Exerted Faithful Flame Holy Indignation Influence Moral Much North Only Over Rebuke Slavery South Would]
The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality. Herbert Spencer
[ Conscious Duty Few Health Morality Physical Preservation Seem Such Thing]
Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands. Daniel J. Boorstin
[ Commands Explicit Human Models Moral More Persuasive Than Vivid]
The program of our movement stems from the fundamental moral laws and order. Lech Walesa
[ Fundamental Laws Moral Movement Order Our Program Stems]
Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth - well, it's like brown - it's not in the spectrum. Truth is so generic. Iris Murdoch
[ Brown Generic Moral Moralistic Spectrum Truth Well]
Imagery is not past but present. It rests with what we call our mental processes to place these images in a temporal order. George H. Mead
[ Call Imagery Images Mental Order Our Past Place Present Processes Rests Temporal These]
It is worse than immoral, it's a mistake. Dean Acheson
[ Immoral Mistake Than Worse]
Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure. John Stuart Mill
[ Almost Any Both Decided Desirable Experience Feeling Give Irrespective Moral More Obligation Pleasure Pleasures Prefer Preference Two Which]
The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. Margaret Chase Smith
[ Always Character Easy Moral Popular Right Standing Test True Unpopular Way]
In short, I'm not sure that the abortion problem can be solved by legislation. I think it can only be solved through moral persuasion. Tony Campolo
[ Abortion Legislation Moral Only Persuasion Problem Short Solved Sure Think Through]
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell. Bertrand Russell
[ Conscience Cruelty Delight Good Hell Infliction Invented Moralists Why]
Some children may need a behavioral approach, whereas other children may need a sensory approach. Temple Grandin
[ Approach Behavioral Children May Need Other Sensory Some Whereas]
My work is based on the assumption that clarity and consistency in our moral thinking is likely, in the long run, to lead us to hold better views on ethical issues. Peter Singer
[ Assumption Based Better Clarity Consistency Ethical Hold Issues Lead Likely Long Moral Our Run Thinking Us Views Work]
The media seems to think only abortion and gay marriage are religious issues. Poverty is a moral issue, it's a faith issue, it's a religious issue. Jim Wallis
[ Abortion Faith Gay Issue Issues Marriage Media Moral Only Poverty Religious Seems Think]
It's immoral that people make money out of writing crap, but I try not to obsess about it. I don't want to spend my life being angry. Stella McCartney
[ Angry Being Crap Immoral Life Make Money Obsess Out Spend Try Want Writing]
Try to find the path of least resistance and use it without harming others. Live with integrity and morality, not only with people but with all beings. Steven Seagal
[ Beings Find Harming Integrity Least Live Morality Only Others Path Resistance Try Use Without]
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to be truly moral. Francis Bacon
[ Hard Moral Politician Severe Thing True Truly]
One has only as much morality as one has philosophy and poetry. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Morality Much Only Philosophy Poetry]
And there isn't any way that one can get rid of the guilt of having a nice body by saying that one can serve society with it, because that would end up with oneself as what? There simply doesn't seem to be any moral place for flesh. Margaret Drabble
[ Any Because Body End Flesh Get Guilt Having Moral Nice Oneself Place Rid Saying Seem Serve Simply Society Up Way Would]
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
[ Believe Know Moral Neck Never Ones Out Pity Something Stick Struggle Taste Their Thrill Victory]
These rules may seem simple enough, but it will require great morale and physical courage to adhere to them. But if carried out in the strict sense of the word it will surely lead to a greater success than could otherwise be attained. Major Taylor
[ Adhere Attained Carried Could Courage Enough Great Greater Lead May Morale Otherwise Out Physical Require Rules Seem Sense Simple Strict Success Surely Than Them These Will Word]
All too often arrogance accompanies strength, and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong. The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice. Theodore Bikel
[ Accompanied Accompanies Always Arrogance Assume Choice Justice Moral Must Never Often Power Side Strength Strong Too Use]
I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil. Sylvester Stallone
[ Action Evil Exuberant Good Morality Movies Over Plays Tend Think Triumphs Which]
It's a morality film, and it poses the question "What would you do?" I took it very seriously, just as the director did in terms of atmosphere and lighting, and I was just trying to help that vision along. Kevin Williamson
[ Along Atmosphere Did Director Film Help Just Lighting Morality Poses Question Seriously Terms Took Trying Very Vision Would]
An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it. George Bernard Shaw
[ Bad Bath Battle Blood Concerned Election Every Except Horror Moral Mud Soul]
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
[ Aesthetic Ages Any Artist Fail History Interest Middle Moral More See Student Than Their]
Morally, the world is both better and worse than it was. We are worse off than in the middle ages, or the 17th and 18th centuries, in that we have the atomic menace. Pierre Schaeffer
[ Ages Atomic Better Both Centuries Menace Middle Morally Off Than World Worse]
Once the mass of the defending infantry become possessed of low moral, the battle is as good as lost. Douglas Haig
[ Battle Become Defending Good Infantry Lost Low Mass Moral Once Possessed]
The politics of the Cape Town Metro, which allows an executive Mayoral committee to make secret decisions which affect you, behind closed doors, is wrong! Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Affect Allows Behind Cape Closed Committee Decisions Doors Executive Make Metro Politics Secret Town Which Wrong]
I know there is moral outage in regard to Mr. Milosevic, and that is certainly justified. But what about our response? Pat Roberts
[ Certainly Justified Know Milosevic Moral Mr Our Regard Response]
The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm. Josh Billings
[ Less Life Making Man Money Moral Only Pleasure Scale Than Weighs Whose]
I believe that my art gets across the point that I'm in this morality theater trying to help the underdog, and I'm speaking socially here, showing concern and making psychological and philosophical statements for the underdog. Jeff Koons
[ Across Art Believe Concern Gets Help Here Making Morality Philosophical Point Psychological Showing Socially Speaking Statements Theater Trying Underdog]
To be loved is very demoralizing. Katharine Hepburn
[ Demoralizing Loved Very]
I think the moral majority and religious right have been shrinking and having not quite as loud a voice in America, and all of a sudden people are coming to their own realizations going, 'Joe down the street is gay and he's a great guy.' Jason Priestley
[ America Been Coming Down Gay Going Great Guy Having Joe Loud Majority Moral Own Quite Realizations Religious Right Shrinking Street Sudden Their Think Voice]
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us. John Locke
[ Around Character Color Hue Moral Our Take Those Us]
Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools - and use it on the teachers. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Corporal Punishment Reintroduce Schools Teachers Use]
The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands. Those attacks had a great effect on morale. Jack Adams
[ Arrived Attacked Attacks Effect Enterprise Gilbert Good Great Had Islands Marshall Morale Newly News Those]
That a marriage ends is less than ideal; but all things end under heaven, and if temporality is held to be invalidating, then nothing real succeeds. John Updike
[ End Ends Heaven Held Ideal Less Marriage Nothing Real Succeeds Than Then Things Under]
Exclusively oral cultures are unencumbered by dead knowledge, dead facts. Libraries, on the other hand, are full of them. Huston Smith
[ Cultures Dead Exclusively Facts Full Hand Knowledge Libraries Oral Other Them]
Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis. Karl Kraus
[ Boredom Called Disease Morality Primary Secondary Stage Syphilis Venereal Virtue]
Equality of rights means that some people cannot simply impose obligations on others, for the moral agency and rights of those others would then be violated. Tom G. Palmer
[ Agency Cannot Equality Impose Means Moral Obligations Others Rights Simply Some Then Those Violated Would]
All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will. Alexander Herzen
[ Always Any Based Been Corruption Former Latter Makes Morality More Obedience Organization Pernicious Political Religions Say Slavery Than Use Violence Voluntary Why Will]
Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint. Lewis H. Lapham
[ Alike Athletic Both Burdens Character Consists Degrees Effort Follower Imposes Intellectual Leader Leadership Moral Rather Requires Self-Restraint Technique Than Traits]
Pretensions to moral superiority are devastatingly destructive. Mary Douglas
[ Destructive Moral Pretensions Superiority]
For at the same time many people seem eager to extend the circle of our moral consideration to animals, in our factory farms and laboratories we are inflicting more suffering on more animals than at any time in history. Michael Pollan
[ Animals Any Circle Consideration Eager Extend Factory Farms History Inflicting Laboratories Many Moral More Our Same Seem Suffering Than Time]
Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community. John W. Gardner
[ Above Belief Community Corrupt Cynical Existence Integrity Level Live Men Moral Need Rekindle Squalor Their Very]
Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day. Jesse Jackson
[ Along Cannot Challenge Day Get Go Just Leadership Meet Moral Must]
Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby, their morals ruined, and talents irretrievably lost to society, for want of cultivation: while two parties have been idly contending who should bestow it. Joseph Lancaster
[ Been Benefit Bestow Contending Cultivation Deprived Education Idly Lost Many Morals Parties Ruined Should Society Talents Their Thereby Thousands Two Want While Youth]
When people lack teachers, their tendencies are not corrected; when they do not have ritual and moral principles, then their lawlessness is not controlled. Xun Zi
[ Controlled Corrected Lack Lawlessness Moral Principles Ritual Teachers Tendencies Their Then]
There is no surer mark of the absence of the highest moral and intellectual qualities than a cold reception of excellence. Philip James Bailey
[ Absence Cold Excellence Highest Intellectual Mark Moral Qualities Reception Surer Than]
In the beginning I thought, and still think, he did great good in giving support and encouragement to this movement. But I did not believe then, and have never believed since, that these ills can be settled by partisan political methods. They are moral and economic questions. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Beginning Believe Believed Did Economic Encouragement Giving Good Great Ills Methods Moral Movement Never Partisan Political Questions Settled Since Still Support Then These Think Thought]
Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost paradise. Horace Mann
[ Air Breathes Divine Found Light Lost Marvelous Moral Paradise Scientific Truth Walks Whoever]
Justice has nothing to do with victor nations and vanquished nations, but must be a moral standard that all the world's peoples can agree to. To seek this and to achieve it - that is true civilization. Hideki Tojo
[ Achieve Agree Civilization Justice Moral Must Nations Nothing Peoples Seek Standard True Vanquished Victor World]
The Establishment center... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster - a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation. George McGovern War
[ Away Cancer Center Cruelest Disaster Eating Establishment History Into Led Moral Nation Our Political Soul Stupidest Terrible Us War]
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large. Plutarch
[ City Failings Far Faults Habits Individuals Induced Infecting Into Large Lives Making Men Moral Practices Private Public Quicker Than Their Way]
There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right. Ronald Reagan
[ Answers Courage Easy Know Morally Must Right Simple]
There is no morality by instinct. There is no social salvation in the end without taking thought; without mastery of logic and application of logic to human experience. Katharine Fullerton Gerould
[ Application End Experience Human Instinct Logic Mastery Morality Salvation Social Taking Thought Without]
Irony, I feel, is a very high form of morality. Jean Stafford
[ Feel Form High Irony Morality Very]
I would then go on to say that Homer, as we now know, was working in what they call an oral tradition. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Call Go Homer Know Now Oral Say Then Tradition Working Would]
Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions. Martin Amis
[ Directions Gives Moral Neutral Style]
The Japanese chose the principle of eternal peace as the basis of morality for our rebirth after the War. Kenzaburo Oe
[ After Basis Chose Eternal Japanese Morality Our Peace Principle Rebirth War]
The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity. Nicolas de Chamfort
[ Advanced Always Between Cannot Difference Far Full Happy Know Mastered Morals Person Presence Pride Something Study Vanity]
It has been said that the position of woman is the test of civilization, and that of our women was secure. In them was vested our standard of morals and the purity of our blood. Charles Eastman
[ Been Blood Civilization Morals Our Position Purity Said Secure Standard Test Them Vested Woman Women]
Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Art Authority Eloquence Highest Life Maxim Moral Secret True Us Virtue]
I do not think athletes should get a free pass. I don't think we should train our children and future athletes to believe that they are above the law and morality. Armstrong Williams
[ Above Athletes Believe Children Free Future Get Law Morality Our Pass Should Think Train]
You can't, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty. Joseph Conrad
[ Care Clear Condemn Duty His Integrity Man Morals Own Sound Taking]
Good art however "immoral" is wholly a thing of virtue. Good art can NOT be immoral. By good art I mean art that bears true witness, I mean the art that is most precise. Ezra Pound
[ Art Bears Good However Immoral Mean Most Precise Thing True Virtue Wholly Witness]
I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence? James Thomson
[ Amazing Beauty Elevating Enthusiasm Know Magnificence Meet Moral More Nature Philosophical Poetical Ready Reflection Sentiment Subject Such Than Variety Where Works]
The problem was with Bill Clinton, the scandals and rumored scandals, the incubating ones and the dying ones never ended. Whatever moral compass the president was consulting was leading him in the wrong direction. His closets were full of skeletons just waiting to burst out. Louis Freeh
[ Bill Burst Clinton Closets Compass Consulting Direction Dying Ended Full Him His Just Leading Moral Never Ones Out President Problem Rumored Scandals Skeletons Waiting Were Whatever Wrong]
Australians were unique due to our corals, our apples, our gum trees and our kangaroos. Harold Edward Holt
[ Apples Australians Due Gum Our Trees Unique Were]
If we don't believe in moral absolutes and then we get into a cultural-political debate, how are we going to win? Randall Terry
[ Absolutes Believe Debate Get Going How Into Moral Then Win]
You don't need to be for or against the war to provide morale and support to the men and women who are fighting over seas. These are human beings who are doing a service. Mike Thompson
[ Against Beings Doing Fighting Human Men Morale Need Over Provide Seas Service Support These War Women]
It is not more people that are needed in the world but better people, physically, morally and mentally. This question of raising the quality of our American population must also be taken into account in the question of immigration. Agnes E. Meyer
[ Account Also American Better Immigration Into Mentally Morally More Must Needed Our Physically Population Quality Question Raising Taken World]
Convinced as I am and as I am from my government that the world needs a new moral architecture over all I believe that this should be the first topic to debate in our world of today, ethics, moral. Hugo Chavez
[ Am Architecture Believe Convinced Debate Ethics First Government Moral Needs New Our Over Should Today Topic World]
I, for one, hope that youth will again revolt and again demoralize the dead weight of conformity that now lies upon us. Howard Mumford Jones
[ Again Conformity Dead Hope Lies Now Revolt Upon Us Weight Will Youth]
The god of the Christians, as we have seen, is the god who makes promises only to break them; who sends them pestilence and disease in order to heal them; a god who demoralizes mankind in order to improve it. Johann Most
[ Break Christians Disease God Heal Improve Makes Mankind Only Order Pestilence Promises Seen Sends Them]
There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral. Ida Tarbell
[ Accept Dangerous Does Even Fixing Idea Make Man Moral More Must Position Power Rate Refuses Rightness Should Soundness Tariff Than Truth Working]
After the turbulence of death, moral principles and even religious proofs are called into question. Salvatore Quasimodo
[ After Called Death Even Into Moral Principles Proofs Question Religious Turbulence]
Poetry remembers that it was an oral art before it was a written art. Jorge Luis Borges
[ Art Before Oral Poetry Remembers Written]
Watergate provides a model case study of the interaction and powers of each of the branches of government. It also is a morality play with a sad and dramatic ending. Bob Woodward
[ Also Branches Case Dramatic Each Ending Government Interaction Model Morality Play Powers Provides Sad Study Watergate]
Once you don't vote your ideals... that has serious undermining affects. It erodes the moral basis of our democracy. Ralph Nader
[ Affects Basis Democracy Ideals Moral Once Our Serious Undermining Vote Your]
Every tax or rate, forcibly taken from an unwilling person, is immoral and oppressive. Auberon Herbert
[ Every Forcibly Immoral Oppressive Person Rate Taken Tax Unwilling]
I think attacks on civilians in fact boost morale. Tom Paulin
[ Attacks Boost Civilians Fact Morale Think]
Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations. Thomas Jefferson
[ Civilized Commerce Money Morality Nations Principle]
A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true. Socrates
[ Based Conception Emotional Illusion Mere Morality Nothing Relative Sound System Thoroughly True Values Vulgar Which]
God save us from people who do the morally right thing. It's always the rest of us who get broken in half. Paddy Chayefsky
[ Always Broken Get God Half Morally Rest Right Save Thing Us]
Not wishing to be disturbed over moral issues of the political economy, Americans cling to the notion that the government is a sort of automatic machine, regulated by the balancing of competing interests. C. Wright Mills
[ Americans Automatic Balancing Cling Competing Disturbed Economy Government Interests Issues Machine Moral Notion Over Political Regulated Sort Wishing]
To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature. Ernst Fischer
[ Become Dreams Duty Literature Moral Prosperity Provoke Slumber Terror]
I have a hard time with morals. All I know is what feels right, what's more important to me is being honest about who you are. Morals I get a little hung up on. Brad Pitt
[ Being Feels Get Hard Honest Hung Important Know Little Morals More Right Time Up]
We are naive and moralistic women. We are human beings who find politics a blight upon the human condition. And do not know how one copes with it except through politics. Kate Millett
[ Beings Blight Condition Copes Except Find How Human Know Moralistic Naive Politics Through Upon Women]
To speak of morals in art is to speak of legislature in sex. Art is the sex of the imagination. George Jean Nathan
[ Art Imagination Legislature Morals Sex Speak]
Justice is the sum of all moral duty. William Godwin
[ Duty Justice Moral Sum]
The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend upon numbers. William Lloyd Garrison
[ Any Depend Does Enterprise Great Moral Numbers Success Upon]
The novel is a penetrating study of morals and ethics. Bille August
[ Ethics Morals Novel Penetrating Study]
The truth is that there is no terror untempered by some great moral idea. Jean-Luc Godard
[ Great Idea Moral Some Terror Truth]
Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce. Walter Savage Landor
[ Check Commerce Competition Every Moral Neighbour Religion Sect Wholesome]
I think that technologies are morally neutral until we apply them. It's only when we use them for good or for evil that they become good or evil. William Gibson
[ Apply Become Evil Good Morally Neutral Only Technologies Them Think Until Use]
There is a tone of morality throughout the rural districts of England, which is unhappily wanting in the large towns and the centres of particular manufactures. Henry Mayhew
[ Centres Districts England Large Manufactures Morality Particular Rural Throughout Tone Towns Unhappily Wanting Which]
I was asked by a group to write a song on the theme of brotherhood. This was before women's liberation, when brotherhood meant men and women both, so I wrote the song. Since I had always been very fond of the Passion Chorale, I wrote words to that great piece. Tom Glazer
[ Always Asked Been Before Both Brotherhood Chorale Fond Great Group Had Liberation Meant Men Passion Piece Since Song Theme Very Women Words Write Wrote]
Just carrying a ruler with you in your pocket should be forbidden, at least on a moral basis. The ruler is the symbol of the new illiteracy. The ruler is the symptom of the new disease, disintegration of our civilisation. Friedensreich Hundertwasser
[ Basis Carrying Civilisation Disease Disintegration Forbidden Illiteracy Just Least Moral New Our Pocket Ruler Should Symbol Symptom Your]
Healing is a moral thing to do. Jay Inslee
[ Healing Moral Thing]
Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else; and primarily, morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections. Archibald Alexander
[ Accountable Affections Anything Consists Else Men Morality More Motives Primarily Than Their]
The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life. For this task, it has a rudimentary nervous system. When it finds its spot and takes root, it doesn't need its brain anymore so it eats it! Daniel Dennett
[ Anymore Brain Cling Coral Eats Finds Home Hunk Juvenile Life Make Need Nervous Rock Root Rudimentary Sea Searching Spot Suitable System Takes Task Through Wanders]
Consumers have not been told effectively enough that they have huge power and that purchasing and shopping involve a moral choice. Anita Roddick
[ Been Choice Consumers Effectively Enough Huge Involve Moral Power Purchasing Shopping Told]
The president requested me to restore order in the national team. I have been designated to be part of the official delegation to Egypt to help boost the morale of our players. Roger Milla
[ Been Boost Delegation Designated Egypt Help Morale National Official Order Our Part Players President Requested Restore Team]
Time is not a thing, thus nothing which is, and yet it remains constant in its passing away without being something temporal like the beings in time. Martin Heidegger
[ Away Being Beings Constant Nothing Passing Remains Something Temporal Thing Thus Time Which Without Yet]
I've a problem with the word charity because I think that NGOs, as I prefer calling them, really do take the work of moral and social responsibilities that ought to be taken on by governments. Emma Thompson
[ Because Calling Charity Governments Moral Ngos Ought Prefer Problem Really Responsibilities Social Take Taken Them Think Word Work]
Kings are in the moral order what monsters are in the natural. Henri Gregoire
[ Kings Monsters Moral Natural Order]
The problem with the United Nations is that while democracy within nations is the best available form of government, democracy among nations can be a moral disaster - especially if some nations are not democracies. Jonah Goldberg
[ Among Available Best Democracies Democracy Disaster Especially Form Government Moral Nations Problem Some United While Within]
To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible. James Anthony Froude
[ Deny Freedom Impossible Make Morality Will]
Human and moral factors must always be considered. They must never be missing from policies and from public discussion. Herman Kahn
[ Always Considered Discussion Factors Human Missing Moral Must Never Policies Public]
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
[ Allowing Citizens Compromises Conceived Country Deepest Dignity Government Human Inviolable Kill Moral Our Persons Upon Values Which]
The want of education and moral training is the only real barrier that exists between the different classes of men. Susanna Moodie
[ Barrier Between Classes Different Education Exists Men Moral Only Real Training Want]
Mr. Speaker, the fact of the matter is that the Ten Commandments are a historical document that contains moral, ethical, and legal truisms that any person of any religion or even an atheist can recognize and appreciate. Cliff Stearns
[ Any Appreciate Atheist Commandments Contains Document Ethical Even Fact Historical Legal Matter Moral Mr Person Recognize Religion Speaker Ten]
Of moral purpose I see no trace in Nature. That is an article of exclusively human manufacture and very much to our credit. Thomas Huxley
[ Article Credit Exclusively Human Manufacture Moral Much Nature Our Purpose See Trace Very]
I set forth a humble and inglorious life; that does not matter. You can tie up all moral philosophy with a common and private life just as well as with a life of richer stuff. Each man bears the entire form of man's estate. Michel de Montaigne
[ Bears Common Does Each Entire Estate Form Forth Humble Inglorious Just Life Man Matter Moral Philosophy Private Richer Set Stuff Tie Up Well]
A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality. Winston Churchill
[ Basis Consequences Dangers Does Human Man Morality Must Obstacles Personal Pressures Spite]
They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience. Joseph Conrad
[ Betray Betraying Bond Conscience Country First Friends His Man Moral Must Sweetheart Talk]
The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins. Salman Rushdie
[ Acceptance Air Begins Constructs Fiction Givens Human Imperfect Into Melted Morality Point Reality Solid Which]
We like security: we like the pope to be infallible in matters of faith, and grave doctors to be so in moral questions so that we can feel reassured. Blaise Pascal
[ Doctors Faith Feel Grave Infallible Matters Moral Pope Questions Reassured Security]
The better one is morally the less aware they are of their virtue. James Anthony Froude
[ Aware Better Less Morally Their Virtue]
Where there is politics or economics, there is no morality. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Economics Morality Politics Where]
Although lynchings have steadily increased in number and barbarity during the last twenty years, there has been no single effort put forth by the many moral and philanthropic forces of the country to put a stop to this wholesale slaughter. Ida B. Wells
[ Although Barbarity Been Country During Effort Forces Forth Increased Last Many Moral Number Philanthropic Put Single Slaughter Steadily Stop Twenty Wholesale Years]
Abhorrence of apartheid is a moral attitude, not a policy. Edward Heath
[ Abhorrence Apartheid Attitude Moral Policy]
The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God; the moral philosopher as contrary to reasonableness. Thomas Aquinas
[ Against Considers Contrary God Mainly Moral Offence Philosopher Reasonableness Sin Theologian]
People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers. It does not alter the immorality of the act when the income transfer is carried out by government. Cal Thomas
[ Act Alter Called Carried Does Government Guns Immorality Income Money Others Out Relieve Robbers Their Transfer]
My exile was not only a physical one, motivated exclusively by political reasons; it was also a moral, social, ideological and sexual exile. Juan Goytisolo
[ Also Exclusively Exile Ideological Moral Motivated Only Physical Political Reasons Sexual Social]
Except here it's more power, more energy, younger and also in Europe it's still not only entertainment. Theater or films are looked at as a moral institution. That's why maybe they're so poetic. Here it's clear entertainment. Maximilian Schell
[ Also Clear Energy Entertainment Europe Except Films Here Institution Looked Maybe Moral More Only Poetic Power Still Theater Why Younger]
Beauty, whether moral or natural, is felt, more properly than perceived. David Hume
[ Beauty Felt Moral More Natural Perceived Properly Than Whether]
Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are. John Ruskin
[ Morality Only Taste Tell]
Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine. Edmund Wilson
[ Any Engine Genius Insight Moral Motor Real Start Which Will]
That's my personal view I would say most in my caucus agree with that but there are some who don't and I've always said that on these kinds of moral issues, people have the right to their own opinions. Stephen Harper
[ Agree Always Caucus Issues Kinds Moral Most Opinions Own Personal Right Said Say Some Their These View Would]
The temporal quality of all things was being firmly impressed upon me. George Peppard
[ Being Firmly Impressed Quality Temporal Things Upon]
That we are to stand by the President right or wrong is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. Charlie Sheen
[ American Morally Only President Public Right Servile Stand Treasonable Unpatriotic Wrong]
We are justified in enforcing good morals, for they belong to all mankind; but we are not justified in enforcing good manners, for good manners always mean our own manners. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Always Belong Enforcing Good Justified Mankind Manners Mean Morals Our Own]
It's clear enough that there was substantial fraud in Ohio, thus delivering the Electoral College vote for President Bush. George Galloway
[ Bush Clear College Delivering Electoral Enough Fraud Ohio President Substantial Thus Vote]
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
[ Children Does Morality Society Test]
My faith has been the driving thing of my life. I think it is important that people who are perceived as liberals not be afraid of talking about moral and community values. Marian Wright Edelman
[ Afraid Been Community Driving Faith Important Liberals Life Moral Perceived Talking Thing Think Values]
I said I thought female labour of the sort exacted from these slaves, and corporal chastisement such as they endure, must be abhorrent to any manly or humane man. Fanny Kemble
[ Abhorrent Any Chastisement Corporal Endure Female Humane Labour Man Manly Must Said Slaves Sort Such These Thought]
I learned a lot about morality from fiction, from movies. Rob Morrow
[ Fiction Learned Lot Morality Movies]
When you are accompanying someone, you are listening to them the way you listen to a Bach Chorale, where four parts are going on at the same time, all of which are gorgeous melodies, all being played simultaneously. David Amram
[ Accompanying Bach Being Chorale Four Going Gorgeous Listen Listening Melodies Parts Played Same Simultaneously Someone Them Time Way Where Which]
The good moral work of art should have all the qualities that a good amoral work of art should have, such as formal unity, balance, contrast, and a sensitivity to the material out of which it is made. Norman McLaren
[ Amoral Art Balance Contrast Formal Good Made Material Moral Out Qualities Sensitivity Should Such Unity Which Work]
Journalism without a moral position is impossible. Every journalist is a moralist. It's absolutely unavoidable. Marguerite Duras
[ Absolutely Every Impossible Journalism Journalist Moral Moralist Position Unavoidable Without]
Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me. Immanuel Kant
[ Above Awe Law Moral Most Sky Starry Things Two Within]
To the moralist prostitution does not consist so much in the fact that the woman sells her body, but rather that she sells it out of wedlock. Emma Goldman
[ Body Consist Does Fact Her Moralist Much Out Rather Sells She Wedlock Woman]
The great instrument of moral good is the imagination. Percy Bysshe Shelley
[ Good Great Imagination Instrument Moral]
I will use whatever position I have in order to root out hypocrisy. Democrats have strong moral values. Frankly, my moral values are offended by some of the things I hear on programs like "Rush Limbaugh," and we don't have to put up with that. Howard Dean
[ Democrats Frankly Hear Hypocrisy Limbaugh Moral Offended Order Out Position Programs Put Root Rush Some Strong Things Up Use Values Whatever Will]
To seduce a woman famous for strict morals, religious fervor and the happiness of her marriage: what could possibly be more prestigious? Christopher Hampton
[ Could Famous Fervor Happiness Her Marriage Morals More Possibly Prestigious Religious Seduce Strict Woman]
Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust, and then lust not to follow. Karl Kraus
[ Christian Follow Lust Morality Precede Prefers Remorse Then]
Is advertising moral? It is part and parcel of the American free enterprise system... I challenge anybody to show any economic system that has done as much for so many in so short a time. Morris Hite
[ Advertising American Any Anybody Challenge Done Economic Enterprise Free Many Moral Much Parcel Part Short Show System Time]
But the memory of war weighs undiminished upon the people's minds. That is because deeper than material wounds, moral wounds are smarting, inflicted by the so- called peace treaties. Hjalmar Schacht
[ Because Called Deeper Inflicted Material Memory Minds Moral Peace Than Treaties Upon War Weighs Wounds]
Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them. Thomas Aquinas
[ Away Does Moral Passions Perfection Regulates Take Them Virtue Wholly]
Males transmit signals in courtship through behavioral displays. Peter R. Grant
[ Behavioral Courtship Displays Males Signals Through Transmit]
In other words, I wouldn't like to be an actor if I could only be real. I like to get wild, behaviorally wild, and it's crazy to think of any form where it's just one way. Jack Nicholson
[ Actor Any Could Crazy Form Get Just Only Other Real Think Way Where Wild Words]
I guess it was but I think peoples morality has changed. It's gotten more liberal and more diverse and even in a sense much more fundamental, you take the fundamental religious right in this country, its got to go back about 50 years. Larry Hagman
[ Back Changed Country Diverse Even Fundamental Go Got Gotten Guess Liberal Morality More Much Peoples Religious Right Sense Take Think Years]
I think segregation is bad, I think it's wrong, it's immoral. I'd fight against it with every breath in my body, but you don't need to sit next to a white person to learn how to read and write. The NAACP needs to say that. Clarence Thomas
[ Against Bad Body Breath Every Fight How Immoral Learn Naacp Need Needs Next Person Read Say Segregation Sit Think White Write Wrong]
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
[ Among Been Education Except Form Hasty Injustice Judgments Minimalist Moral Past Style Those Understood Whose]
There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice. Nadine Gordimer
[ Authority Moral Sacrifice]
So always, if we look back, concern for face-to-face morality, and its modern emphasis on justice as well, have historically evolved as religious issues. Huston Smith
[ Always Back Concern Emphasis Evolved Face-To-Face Historically Issues Justice Look Modern Morality Religious Well]
I am quite unsatisfied by the distinctions between the oral and literate. David Antin
[ Am Between Distinctions Literate Oral Quite Unsatisfied]
Property in man, always morally unjust, has become nationally dangerous. Robert Dale Owen
[ Always Become Dangerous Man Morally Nationally Property Unjust]
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are ready to repeat their lessons as often as we please. Robert Chambers
[ Advantage Always Books Counselors Disinterested Hand Having Instructors Lessons Often Oral Over Please Preachers Ready Repeat Standing Their]
I think it's very important that the United States keeps out of the local electoral process in Mexico. Vicente Fox
[ Electoral Important Keeps Local Mexico Out Process States Think United Very]
When the truth is that there would be no great Western music, and certainly no decent choral repertoire, without the Catholic faith. Richard Morris
[ Catholic Certainly Decent Faith Great Music Repertoire Truth Western Without Would]
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something. Henry David Thoreau
[ Above Aim Good Morality Simply Something]
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Cannot Established Faith Liberty Morality Nor Without]
As President, I will end once and for all the use of taxpayer funds to promote the National Endowment for the Arts and other programs that subsidize amoral and degrading activities. Gary Bauer
[ Activities Amoral Arts Degrading End Endowment Funds National Once Other President Programs Promote Subsidize Taxpayer Use Will]
It's morally wrong to allow a sucker to keep his money. W. C. Fields
[ Allow His Keep Money Morally Sucker Wrong]
If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable. E. O. Wilson
[ Alone Another Committed Effort Endeavor Fail Failure Find Forgiven Honorable Humanism Imperative Lost Memorable Moral Provided Quest Successful Those Way Whether Will]
The people are grown very wild and loose in their morals. Peter Stuyvesant
[ Grown Loose Morals Their Very Wild]
Morality, like language, is an invented structure for conserving and communicating order. And morality is learned, like language, by mimicking and remembering. Jane Rule
[ Communicating Conserving Invented Language Learned Mimicking Morality Order Remembering Structure]
The Ten Commandments have never been replaced as the moral basis upon which society rests. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Basis Been Commandments Moral Never Replaced Rests Society Ten Upon Which]
The theoretically unrestricted right to develop power, to wage war against other states, is antisocial and is doubly dangerous, because the state as a mass entity represents a low moral and intellectual level. Christian Lous Lange
[ Against Antisocial Because Dangerous Develop Doubly Entity Intellectual Level Low Mass Moral Other Power Represents Right State States Theoretically Unrestricted Wage War]
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems. Pope John Paul II
[ Exaggerated Field Gospel Illusion Interest Leaders Political Priests Problems Serving Social Temporal Through Under Us Wide]
Psychoanalysis is out, under a therapeutic disguise, to do away entirely with the moral faculty in man. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Away Disguise Entirely Faculty Man Moral Out Psychoanalysis Therapeutic Under]
To what extent is any given man morally responsible for any given act? We do not know. Alexis Carrel
[ Act Any Extent Given Know Man Morally Responsible]
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world. Bertrand Russell
[ Been Christian Churches Deliberately Enemy Moral Organized Principal Progress Quite Religion Say Still World]
Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind. James Martineau
[ Belief Divine God Holding Mankind Mind Moral Relations Religion Ruling Universe Will]
But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonized, the religion cannot be healthy? Harriet Martineau
[ Cannot Completely Exercised Fact Healthy Individual Moral Nature Religion State Therefore True Unless]
Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters, always provided that he does not offend against the rules of morality and good taste. Thomas Edward Brown
[ Against Always Art Bent Does Every Follow Good His Letters Man Morality Nature Offend Provided Rules Should Taste]
But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power. James Baldwin
[ Because Longer Morality Power Relationship Subtle Ultimately Very Without]
I am not religious. I do not believe that personhood is conferred upon conception. But I also do not believe that a human embryo is the moral equivalent of a hangnail and deserves no more respect than an appendix. Charles Krauthammer
[ Also Am Appendix Believe Conception Conferred Deserves Embryo Equivalent Human Moral More Religious Respect Than Upon]
There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much destructive feeling as moral indignation, which permits envy or to be acted out under the guise of virtue. Erich Fromm
[ Acted Contains Destructive Envy Feeling Guise Indignation Moral Much Out Perhaps Permits Phenomenon Under Virtue Which]
If we really want to achieve true prayer, we must turn our backs upon everything temporal, everything external, everything that is not divine. Johannes Tauler
[ Achieve Backs Divine Everything External Must Our Prayer Really Temporal True Turn Upon Want]
Morality is the custom of one's country and the current feeling of one's peers. Samuel Butler
[ Country Current Custom Feeling Morality Peers]
There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income. Edmund Wilson
[ Adequate Demoralizing Income More Nothing Small Than]
The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man. Charles Sumner
[ Decorated Elevation Enlightened Grandeur Humanity Intellect Man Moral Sustained True]
We wanted to see this country win the war just as much as those advisors did. We felt we would help to do that by reporting the truth. And so there was the moral outrage over this general and the ambassador in Saigon who kept denying the truth we would see. Neil Sheehan
[ Advisors Ambassador Country Denying Did Felt General Help Just Kept Moral Much Outrage Over Reporting See Those Truth Wanted War Win Would]
Indeed, for almost 10 years, Moscow had to carry on a war unsupportable by the government, a conflict that brought about the demoralization and finally the breakup of the Soviet empire. Zbigniew Brzezinski
[ Almost Breakup Brought Carry Conflict Empire Finally Government Had Indeed Moscow Soviet War Years]
Suspicions of degrading morale within some units. Thomas Smith
[ Degrading Morale Some Suspicions Units Within]
Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that make us respected by one another. Louis Farrakhan
[ Another Both Challenge Characteristics Developing Leadership Make Moral Overall Respected Us]
Our top story tonight: Famous TV dolphin flipper was arrested today on prostitution ring charges. He allegedly was seen transporting two 16 year olds across state line for immoral porpoises. Colin Mochrie
[ Across Allegedly Arrested Charges Dolphin Famous Immoral Line Olds Our Ring Seen State Story Today Tonight Top Transporting Tv Two Year]
Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit. Felix Adler
[ Acquire Ceaseless Efforts Engaged Ethical Faith Improvement Limit Moral Movement Moving Only Real Religion Those Upward Without]
The essential function of art is moral. But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Art Blood Changes Didactic Essential Function Implicit Mind Moral Morality Passionate Rather Than Which]
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
[ After Bad Feel Good Immoral Know Moral Morals Only]
You have stripped from me the rank and privileges of the professorship and the doctoral degree which I earned, and you have set me at the level of the lowest criminal. Kurt Huber
[ Criminal Degree Earned Level Lowest Privileges Professorship Rank Set Stripped Which]
The balance of private good and general welfare is at the bottom of civilized morals; but the morals of the Heroic Age are founded on individuality, and on nothing else. Lascelles Abercrombie
[ Age Balance Bottom Civilized Else Founded General Good Heroic Individuality Morals Nothing Private Welfare]
To congratulate oneself on one's warm commitment to the environment, or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more is a profound moral fault. Robert Conquest
[ Commitment Congratulate Environment Fault Moral More Oneself Oppressed Peace Profound Think Warm]
I support non-discrimination for homosexuals, but I think, or at least I have the right to think - without saying whether I think it or not - I have the right to think, along with the catechism of the Catholic Church, that homosexuality is morally wrong. Rocco Buttiglione
[ Along Catholic Church Homosexuality Homosexuals Least Morally Right Saying Support Think Whether Without Wrong]
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 Peace
[ Deep-Seated Driving Forces Intellectual Mankind Material Moral Natural Peace Powerful Toward Unity Well]
In trials of fact, by oral testimony, the proper inquiry is not whether is it possible that the testimony may be false, but whether there is sufficient probability that it is true. Simon Greenleaf
[ Fact False Inquiry May Oral Possible Probability Proper Sufficient Testimony Trials True Whether]
The security of Israel is a moral imperative for all free peoples. Henry A. Kissinger
[ Free Imperative Israel Moral Peoples Security]
I know why we can't have a frank discussion with our policymakers - if you're in the government or in law enforcement you cannot acknowledge that drugs are anything but inherently evil and morally wrong. Steven Soderbergh
[ Acknowledge Anything Cannot Discussion Enforcement Evil Frank Government Inherently Know Law Morally Our Policymakers Why Wrong]
Sometimes, his methods and his motives are questionable and even his morals are questionable in the way he does things. But I think his intention is always to protect his daughter. Victor Garber
[ Always Daughter Does Even His Intention Methods Morals Motives Protect Questionable Sometimes Things Think Way]
He was a crystal of morality among our scientists. Nikita Khrushchev
[ Among Crystal Morality Our Scientists]
A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable. Robert Bork
[ Chaos Either Finding Happy Laws Likely Moral Network Release Society Stable While]
The self is an oral society in which the present is constantly running a dialogue with the past and the future inside of one skin. David Antin
[ Constantly Dialogue Future Inside Oral Past Present Running Self Skin Society Which]
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
[ Confusion Cultivate Deserve Moral Name Names Profit Shame Shamed Should Their Them Those Understand Will]
The experience of ages has shown that a man who works on the land is purer, nobler, higher, and more moral... Agriculture should be at the basis of everything. That's my idea. Nikolai Gogol
[ Ages Agriculture Basis Everything Experience Higher Idea Land Man Moral More Nobler Purer Should Shown Works]
The moral effect of the thundering of one's own artillery is most extraordinary, and many of us thought that we had never heard any more welcome sound than the deep roaring and crashing that started in at our rear. Fritz Kreisler
[ Any Artillery Crashing Deep Effect Extraordinary Had Heard Many Moral More Most Never Our Own Rear Roaring Sound Started Than Thought Thundering Us Welcome]
In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind. Gilbert Parker
[ Beautiful End Evasion Good Guilt However Joyful Kind May Means Mind Moral Problem Secrecy Secrets Serve Set]
Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance. Vaclav Havel
[ Act Any Effect Even Gain Gradually Hope Immediate Indirectly Moral Over Political Purely Significance Time Visible]
Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice. Thomas Aquinas
[ Better Friendship Justice Moral Occupied Science Than Treating]
People tend to associate anyone who looks and behaves differently with illegal or immoral activity. Marilyn Manson
[ Activity Anyone Associate Behaves Differently Illegal Immoral Looks Tend]
Politics is an act of faith; you have to show some kind of confidence in the intellectual and moral capacity of the public. George McGovern
[ Act Capacity Confidence Faith Intellectual Kind Moral Politics Public Show Some]
History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion. Gerald R. Ford
[ Comes Comfortable Complacent Confusion Experience History Moral Out Progress Tell Times Trial Us]
I play a nice crazy lady whose morals are right but who is really foundering. Mary Crosby
[ Crazy Lady Morals Nice Play Really Right Whose]
There is more criticism of puritanism, and more distance from Christian morality, than there has been before. Susie Bright
[ Been Before Christian Criticism Distance Morality More Puritanism Than]
A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage. George Bernard Shaw
[ Common Courage Good Great Man Meaning Moral Originality Sense Taste Thereby Without]
There is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their neighbors good. One person I have to make good: Myself. But my duty to my neighbor is much more nearly expressed by saying that I have to make him happy if I may. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Abroad Among Duty Expressed Good Happy Him Idea Make May Moral More Much Myself Nearly Neighbor Neighbors Person Saying Should Their]
Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice. Leon Blum
[ Choice Consist Courage Making May Morality Solely]
The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money. Marlon Brando
[ Courage Hollywood Money Moral Only Reason Refuse]
Politicians have limited power. They can't impose morality on themselves. How can they impose it on the country? Cal Thomas
[ Country How Impose Limited Morality Politicians Power Themselves]
To be frank, I suspect that today there is little respect for Christianity as source of moral teaching about goodness. Timothy Radcliffe
[ Christianity Frank Goodness Little Moral Respect Source Suspect Teaching Today]
The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered. Roy Jenkins
[ Assumes Because Disadvantage Electoral Everyone Freezes Great Holds Incompatible Our Party Pattern Politics Present Slaughtered Splits System Together Will]
The higher the building the lower the morals. Noel Coward Architecture
[ Building Higher Lower Morals]
I was extremely greedy and lost my moral compass. Andrew Fastow
[ Compass Extremely Greedy Lost Moral]
People look for morals in fiction because there has always been a confusion between fiction and philosophy. John Cheever
[ Always Because Been Between Confusion Fiction Look Morals Philosophy]
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts. Aristotle
[ Acts Become Brave Comes Doing Excellence Habit Just Moral Result Temperate]
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
[ Actions Approving Being Capable Disapproving His Moral Motives Others Past Reflecting Some Their]
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
[ Accountants Americans Audit Canadians Country Higher Know Make Money Moral Other Social Status Where]
There are three subjects on which the knowledge of the medical profession in general is woefully weak; they are manners, morals, and medicine. Gerald F. Lieberman
[ General Knowledge Manners Medical Medicine Morals Profession Subjects Three Weak Which]
By exploring the political and moral colorings of discoveries about what makes us tick, we can have a more honest science and a less fearful intellectual milieu. Steven Pinker
[ Discoveries Exploring Fearful Honest Intellectual Less Makes Milieu Moral More Political Science Tick Us]
Ward Churchill might be more valuable to the opponents of the academic left employed than unemployed. Above all, he can serve as a living window into the intellectual, moral, and political bankruptcy of the left. Mort Kondracke
[ Above Academic Bankruptcy Churchill Employed Intellectual Into Left Living Might Moral More Opponents Political Serve Than Unemployed Valuable Ward Window]
I have a strong moral sense - by my standards. Rex Stout
[ Moral Sense Standards Strong]
He was afflicted by the thought that where Beauty was, nothing ever ran quite straight, which no doubt, was why so many people looked on it as immoral. John Galsworthy
[ Afflicted Beauty Doubt Ever Immoral Looked Many Nothing Quite Ran Straight Thought Where Which Why]
A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law. Kurt Huber
[ Attempt Breaks Criticism Each Every Freedom High However Imposing Improvement Justified Law Morally Most Plotting Punishments Speech State Suggestion Suppresses Terrible Treason Treats Unwritten Which]
The difference between religion and morality lies simply in the classical division of things into the divine and the human, if one only interprets this correctly. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Between Classical Correctly Difference Divine Division Human Interprets Into Lies Morality Only Religion Simply Things]
I am deeply interested in the progress and elevation of journalism, having spent my life in that profession, regarding it as a noble profession and one of unequaled importance for its influence upon the minds and morals of the people. Joseph Pulitzer
[ Am Deeply Elevation Having Importance Influence Interested Journalism Life Minds Morals Noble Profession Progress Regarding Spent Upon]
One succeeds in obtaining an equivalent production at a lower price by improving the arts, trades and agriculture and by developing the physical and moral qualities of workers, farmers and craftsmen. Antoine Lavoisier
[ Agriculture Arts Craftsmen Developing Equivalent Farmers Improving Lower Moral Obtaining Physical Price Production Qualities Succeeds Trades Workers]
Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible. Lillian Hellman
[ Act Belief Believer Held Moral Responsible Which]
The Christian churches were offered two things: the spirit of Jesus and the idiotic morality of Paul, and they rejected the higher inspiration... Following Paul, we have turned the goodness of love into a fiend and degraded the crowning impulse of our being into a capital sin. Frank Harris
[ Being Capital Christian Churches Crowning Degraded Fiend Following Goodness Higher Idiotic Impulse Inspiration Into Jesus Love Morality Offered Our Paul Rejected Sin Spirit Things Turned Two Were]
Emerson then incarnated the moral optimism, the progress, and the energy of the American spirit. Howard Mumford Jones
[ American Emerson Energy Moral Optimism Progress Spirit Then]
Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth. Aaron Hill
[ Beliefs Birth Consequences Customs Fixed Form Morals Most Our Place Thoughts Us]
We moralize among ruins. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Among Ruins]
It is immoral from almost any point of view to refuse to defend yourself and others from very grave and terrible threats, even as there are limits to the means that can be used in such defense. Herman Kahn
[ Almost Any Defend Defense Even Grave Immoral Limits Means Others Point Refuse Such Terrible Threats Used Very View Yourself]
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions. Aristotle
[ Actions Anxious Certain Character Citizens Disposition Fellow His Moral Most Namely Performance Produce Statesman Virtue Virtuous]
A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream. William Faulkner
[ Accept Conscience Curse Dream Gain Gods Had Man Moral Order Right Them]
My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious, etc. beliefs don't oppose same-gender marriage. Ed Case
[ Beliefs Etc Marriage Moral Oppose Own Personal Religious Spiritual]
I don't for the life of me understand how anybody could contemplate the results of the 2000 election in the US and say that electoral politics doesn't matter any more, and that Ralph Nader was right when he said there is no difference between the two parties. Todd Gitlin
[ Any Anybody Between Contemplate Could Difference Election Electoral How Life Matter More Nader Parties Politics Ralph Results Right Said Say Two Understand Us]
Character... is a habit, the daily choice of right over wrong; it is a moral quality which grows to maturity in peace and is not suddenly developed on the outbreak of war. Charles Wilson
[ Character Choice Daily Developed Grows Habit Maturity Moral Outbreak Over Peace Quality Right Suddenly War Which Wrong]
Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom. John F. Kennedy
[ Adversity Brave Broken Carries Child Created Democracy Demoralized Disappear Endure Flourish Freedom Home Honors Hope Israel Neither Nor Order Shield Success Sword Will]
That goes against what I believe morally. That's adultery, and if I'm accused of that, no, that's not right. I have two kids who see that and remember that and judge me. It didn't happen, and it's not to be reported that way. Nicole Kidman
[ Accused Adultery Against Believe Goes Happen Judge Kids Morally Remember Reported Right See Two Way]
The death tax is unfair, inefficient, economically unsound and, frankly, immoral. Jon Kyl
[ Death Economically Frankly Immoral Inefficient Tax Unfair Unsound]
Some people have much more pull than other people. But when I say that the public has ultimate responsibility, I'm not saying it in a moral sense. I'm just saying it in the sense of what is it that's really going to bring change. Jared Diamond
[ Bring Change Going Just Moral More Much Other Public Pull Really Responsibility Say Saying Sense Some Than Ultimate]
Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution. Judith Martin
[ Able Almost Contribution Days Did Discreet Enforce Even Force Glory Immorality Morality Never Small Their Were]
Writing checks for charities is necessary and important. But it can't compare with corporal works of mercy, which are infinitely greater. William E. Simon
[ Charities Checks Compare Corporal Greater Important Infinitely Mercy Necessary Which Works Writing]
In Los Angeles, it's like they jog for two hours a day and then they think they're morally right. That's when you want to choke people, you know? Liam Neeson
[ Angeles Choke Day Hours Jog Know Los Morally Right Then Think Two Want]
There is a much more exact correspondence between the natural and moral world than we are apt to take notice of. Joseph Butler
[ Apt Between Correspondence Exact Moral More Much Natural Notice Take Than World]
And it is to rock the soul and lead the person to immorality, corruption - to forget their prayers, to forget their God. And thus the world has partaken of the spirit of the Negro race, accepting their ways. Warren Jeffs
[ Accepting Corruption Forget God Immorality Lead Negro Person Prayers Race Rock Soul Spirit Their Thus Ways World]
It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in every other respect than in morality. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Been Every Greatest Mankind Modern Morality More Observed Other Progressed Rapidly Respect Than Thinkers Wisely]
As we consider the fast pace of scientific and technological progress in our modern world, we must not lose our moral compass and give way to 'free market eugenics'. Sam Brownback
[ Compass Consider Fast Free Give Lose Market Modern Moral Must Our Pace Progress Scientific Technological Way World]
God created the family to provide the maximum love and support and morality and example that one can imagine. Jerry Falwell
[ Created Example Family God Imagine Love Maximum Morality Provide Support]
Government is essentially immoral. Herbert Spencer
[ Essentially Government Immoral]
I've got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 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
[ Am Baby Daughters First Going Got Make Mistake Morals Old Punished Teach Them Two Values Want Years]
Democracy without morality is impossible. Jack Kemp
[ Democracy Impossible Morality Without]
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. Laurence Sterne
[ Guides Manners Morals Others Our Ourselves Respect]
You come before me this morning with clean hands and clean collars. I want you to have clean tongues, clean manners, clean morals and clean characters. John Burns
[ Before Characters Clean Collars Come Hands Manners Morals Morning Tongues Want]
I have my ethics and morals. I have my anchor point of what is right and wrong in real life, but I'm not afraid to entertain any and every aspect of personality in relationship to creating a character. Corin Nemec
[ Afraid Anchor Any Aspect Character Creating Entertain Ethics Every Life Morals Personality Point Real Relationship Right Wrong]
Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed. Adam Clarke
[ Before Body Connection Contagion Could Detained Dissolution Even Evil Moral Physical Removed Required See Soul Through]
Like every aspect of cancer I've weathered thus far, today's experience was not at all demoralizing, expensive or humiliating. No, it was just plain fun. April Winchell
[ Aspect Cancer Demoralizing Every Expensive Experience Far Fun Humiliating Just Plain Thus Today Weathered]
Despite what they tell you, there are simply no moral absolutes in a complex world. Berkeley Breathed
[ Absolutes Complex Despite Moral Simply Tell World]
It's up to us, the people, to break immoral laws, and resist. As soon as the leaders of a country lie to you, they have no authority over you. These maniacs have no authority over us. And they might be able to put our bodies in prison, but they can't put our spirits in prison. Cindy Sheehan
[ Able Authority Bodies Break Country Immoral Laws Leaders Lie Maniacs Might Our Over Prison Put Resist Soon Spirits These Up Us]
It's definitely a struggle to prove yourself just as a good human being. I'm so proud of who I am and what I've become, the morals I have, and the people that I'm surrounded by. Tina Yothers
[ Am Become Being Definitely Good Human Just Morals Proud Prove Struggle Surrounded Yourself]
The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Aside Because Cannot Catharsis Defeat Emotional Followed Futility Hence Invites Involves Know Limitation Moral Must Participants Questions Reactionary Revolutionary Rioting Riots Sense Their Win]
A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality. Garrett Hardin
[ Change Defined Demanding Human Ideas Little May Morality Natural Nothing Only Requires Sciences Solution Technical Techniques Values Way]
But I think it is a serious issue to wonder about the other platonic absolutes of say beauty and morality. Roger Penrose
[ Absolutes Beauty Issue Morality Other Platonic Say Serious Think Wonder]
Nor does the idea of a moral order asserting itself against attack or want of conformity answer in full to our feelings regarding the tragic character. Andrew Coyle Bradley
[ Against Answer Asserting Attack Character Conformity Does Feelings Full Idea Itself Moral Nor Order Our Regarding Tragic Want]
As a German citizen, as a German professor, and as a political person, I hold it to be not only my right but also my moral duty to take part in the shaping of our German destiny, to expose and oppose obvious wrongs. Kurt Huber
[ Also Citizen Destiny Duty Expose German Hold Moral Obvious Only Oppose Our Part Person Political Professor Right Shaping Take Wrongs]
If we say that anyone who "moralizes" must be perfect morally then we are in effect saying no one can moralize. Jonah Goldberg
[ Anyone Effect Morally Must Perfect Say Saying Then]
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life. William Ellery Channing
[ Character Condition Force Found Grandeur Humblest Lies Life Love May Moral Principle Soul Thought Wholly]
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality. Frank Herbert
[ Basis Being Close Comes Morality Respect Truth]
You have to protect it too, you can't let just any stupid person take it and do something demoralizing with it. At the same time, I don't believe in being so rigid about controlling what happens either. Paul Auster
[ Any Being Believe Controlling Demoralizing Either Happens Just Person Protect Rigid Same Something Stupid Take Time Too]
The natural response of the old-timers is to build a strong moral wall against the outside. This is where the world starts to be painted in black and white, saints inside, and sinners outside the wall. Mary Douglas
[ Against Black Build Inside Moral Natural Outside Painted Response Saints Sinners Starts Strong Wall Where White World]
Anything that reduces war-related destruction should not be considered altogether immoral. Herman Kahn
[ Altogether Anything Considered Destruction Immoral Reduces Should]
Literature has to serve as a moral control of politics. Yevgeny Yevtushenko
[ Control Literature Moral Politics Serve]
To stop terrorists before the strike, we must do three things: deny them entry into the country, curtail their freedom of action inside the country, and deprive them of material and moral support from within the country. Richard Perle
[ Action Before Country Curtail Deny Deprive Entry Freedom Inside Into Material Moral Must Stop Strike Support Terrorists Their Them Things Three Within]
Morality is not only taught; it is caught. Neil Kurshan
[ Caught Morality Only Taught]
American GIs don't fight this unjust immoral and illegal war of Johnson's. Hanoi Hannah
[ American Fight Gis Illegal Immoral Johnson Unjust War]
Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration. James Connolly
[ Above Cannot Conditions Derives Inspiration Just Level Literature Moral National Rise Social Source Stream True Whom]
After so many cases of terror attacks related to Islamic militancy remaining unresolved in the last few years, the government has no moral authority to stay in power. Sheikh Hasina
[ After Attacks Authority Cases Few Government Islamic Last Many Militancy Moral Power Related Remaining Stay Terror Unresolved Years]
With my luck, if I ever invested in General Motors, they'd bust it to Corporal! Robert Orben
[ Bust Corporal Ever General Invested Luck Motors]
If only for the sake of elegance, I try to remain morally pure. Marcel Proust
[ Elegance Morally Only Pure Remain Sake Try]
Altho that is so, Ireland has always denied and Ireland still denies that the Union was binding upon her either legally or morally. And here on this historic occasion we have assembled to renew our protest and to place it upon record. John Edward Redmond
[ Always Assembled Binding Denied Denies Either Her Here Historic Ireland Legally Morally Occasion Our Place Protest Record Renew Still Union Upon]
It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art. Margaret Oliphant
[ Art Been Chiefly Credited Excellent Fate Industry Life Little Long Morals Production Quality Satisfactory Virtue]
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution. Christopher Dawson
[ Aspects Back Brings Dilemma Essentially Every Main Modern Moral Need Political Religious Scientific Solution Spiritual Us]
Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. Margaret Chase Smith
[ Country Cowardice Dangerous Irresponsible Keeps Minds Moral Our Speaking Talk Us]
Morality is the theory that every human act must be either right or wrong, and that 99 % of them are wrong. H. L. Mencken
[ Act Either Every Human Morality Must Right Them Theory Wrong]
His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy. Woody Allen
[ Bankruptcy Compensated Developed Education His Keenly Lack Moral More Than]
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. H. G. Wells
[ Halo Indignation Jealousy Moral]
A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression. Joel Barlow
[ Cause Destroys Discerning Disuse Forces Habitual Lose Men Moral Once Oppression Physical Power Protecting Their Themselves Totally]
In our country the lie has become not just a moral category but a pillar of the State. Alexander Solzehnitsyn
[ Become Category Country Just Lie Moral Our Pillar State]
The final purpose of art is to intensify, even, if necessary, to exacerbate, the moral consciousness of people. Norman Mailer
[ Art Consciousness Even Exacerbate Final Intensify Moral Necessary Purpose]
Fantasy allows you bend the world and the situation to more clearly focus on the moral aspects of what's happening. In fantasy you can distill life down to the essence of your story. Terry Goodkind
[ Allows Aspects Bend Clearly Distill Down Essence Fantasy Focus Happening Life Moral More Situation Story World Your]
The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better. John Dewey
[ Become Been Better Good How Man Matter Morally Moving Unworthy]
Poverty must be reduced not only for reasons of moral and justice, but also of security. Anna Lindh
[ Also Justice Moral Must Only Poverty Reasons Reduced Security]
Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia. Pope Benedict XVI
[ Abortion Among Applying Catholics Death Diversity Euthanasia Even Issues Legitimate May Moral Opinion Penalty Regard Same Waging War Weight]
I don't think anybody cares about unwed mothers unless they're black or poor. The question is not morality, the question is money. That's what we're upset about. Toni Morrison
[ Anybody Black Cares Money Morality Mothers Poor Question Think Unless Upset]
We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture, society, class, nation one belongs, no matter how normal, moral, or mature, one takes oneself to be. R. D. Laing
[ Belongs Class Culture How Matter Mature Moral Murderers Nation Normal Oneself Society Takes]
Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations. Swami Sivananda
[ Better Culture Far Laws Maintaining Moral Regulations Religion Than These Values]
More than anything else, let me be clear - we need to be willing to fight for freedom, and free markets, and traditional moral values. That's what the American people want to see this movement and this party return to. Mike Pence
[ American Anything Clear Else Fight Free Freedom Markets Moral More Movement Need Party Return See Than Traditional Values Want Willing]
Bush's war in Iraq has done untold damage to the United States. It has impaired our military power and undermined the morale of our armed forces. Our troops were trained to project overwhelming power. They were not trained for occupation duties. George Soros
[ Armed Bush Damage Done Duties Forces Impaired Iraq Military Morale Occupation Our Overwhelming Power Project States Trained Troops Undermined United Untold War Were]
No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is left long without proper reward. Booker T. Washington
[ Add Continues Intellectual Left Lives Long Man Material Moral Place Proper Reward Something Well-Being Which Without]
Herr Schroder has conducted two electoral campaigns, and he is doing it again now, by not telling people what is really necessary. He keeps avoiding the difficult and uncomfortable issues, those that imply changes and therefore provoke discussions. Angela Merkel
[ Again Avoiding Campaigns Changes Conducted Difficult Discussions Doing Electoral Imply Issues Keeps Necessary Now Provoke Really Telling Therefore Those Two Uncomfortable]
Literature should not be suppressed merely because it offends the moral code of the censor. William O. Douglas
[ Because Censor Code Literature Merely Moral Offends Should Suppressed]
Moral authority has been laid to rest, world opinion is no more than a game show and the difference between good and evil is about as relevant as changing channels. Ralph Steadman
[ Authority Been Between Changing Channels Difference Evil Game Good Laid Moral More Opinion Relevant Rest Show Than World]
There are some liberals eager to embrace a culture void of morals, but the majority of America is made up of honest, hard-working families who turned out in droves to protect the traditional way of life. John Doolittle
[ America Culture Droves Eager Embrace Families Hard-Working Honest Liberals Life Made Majority Morals Out Protect Some Traditional Turned Up Void Way]
Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but don't let them take you ALIVE. Sid Vicious
[ Alive Anarchy Authority Cause Chaos Disorder Disruption Make Moral Much Pompous Possible Reject Standards Take Their Them Undermine Your]
If on the one side we do not harbor the illusion that the entire proletariat must be enlightened before it can be called into battle, so on the other we do not doubt that as much enlightenment as possible must be produced with oral and printed agitation. Johann Most
[ Agitation Battle Before Called Doubt Enlightened Enlightenment Entire Harbor Illusion Into Much Must Oral Other Possible Printed Produced Proletariat Side]
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions. Will Durant
[ Adjust Codes Conditions Environmental Moral Themselves]
The experience of the race shows that we get our most important education not through books but through our work. We are developed by our daily task, or else demoralized by it, as by nothing else. Anna Garlin Spencer
[ Books Daily Demoralized Developed Education Else Experience Get Important Most Nothing Our Race Shows Task Through Work]
Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another. Ayn Rand
[ Achieved Another Character Earn Emotional Expression Greatest Joy Love Man Moral Paid Person Price Qualities Receives Reward Values Virtues Your]
Though large herds of deer do much harm to the neighbourhood, yet the injury to the morals of the people is of more moment than the loss of their crops. Gilbert White
[ Crops Deer Harm Herds Injury Large Loss Moment Morals More Much Neighbourhood Than Their Though Yet]
We will be sending our own observers in to monitor the electoral process. Alan Garcia Perez
[ Electoral Monitor Observers Our Own Process Sending Will]
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
[ Afflicts Country Everlasting Every Exhausted Force Great Her Meddling Moral Our Quarrel Small Vigour Which World Would]
The most painful moral struggles are not those between good and evil, but between the good and the lesser good. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
[ Between Evil Good Lesser Moral Most Painful Struggles Those]
There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and. Jonathan Edwards
[ Cry Deceived Discoveries Down Elevation External False Hypocrites Men Morality Often Ones Others Outward Own Religion Righteousness Sorts Their Those Two Which Works]
Rosa Parks was a woman of strength, conviction, and morality. Her action on December 1, 1955, to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation's civil rights history. John Shimkus
[ Action Civil Conviction December Defy Figure Her History Law Leading Made Morality Nation Our Parks Rights Rosa Strength Woman]
I'm not ready to give you a clear answer on whether electoral politics holds any particular hope for progressives. It would mean that nothing I did ever mattered. Tom Hayden
[ Answer Any Clear Did Electoral Ever Give Holds Hope Mattered Mean Nothing Particular Politics Progressives Ready Whether Would]
The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Conflict Great Hell Hottest Moral Neutral Place Remain Reserved Those Times]
Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence. Charles Dickens
[ Contemplate Existence Moral Us]
According to our Christian ethics, we're supposed to love God, love each other and help take care of the poor. It is immoral to charge somebody making $5,000 an income tax. Bob Riley
[ According Care Charge Christian Each Ethics God Help Immoral Income Love Making Other Our Poor Somebody Supposed Take Tax]
When once a certain class of people has been placed by the temporal and spiritual authorities outside the ranks of those whose life has value, then nothing comes more naturally to men than murder. Simone Weil
[ Authorities Been Certain Class Comes Life Men More Murder Naturally Nothing Once Outside Placed Ranks Spiritual Temporal Than Then Those Value Whose]
There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel. Vladimir Lenin
[ Because Expedience Just May Morals Only Politics Scoundrel Us Use]
Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue. Edith Wharton
[ Become Counselor Does Experience Life Moral Only Part Personal Real Through Tissue Wisdom]
If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil. Joseph de Maistre
[ Earth Evil Moral Physical Upon Would]
The great rule of moral conduct is next to God, respect time. Johann Kaspar Lavater
[ Conduct God Great Moral Next Respect Rule Time]
To call something an 'enhanced interrogation technique' doesn't alter the fact that we thought it was torture when the Japanese used it on American prisoners, we thought it was torture when the North Koreans used it, we thought it was torture when the Soviets used it. You know, it's almost the moral equivalent of saying that rape is an enhanced seduction technique. Ted Koppel
[ Almost Alter American Call Enhanced Equivalent Fact Interrogation Japanese Know Koreans Moral North Prisoners Saying Seduction Something Soviets Technique Thought Torture Used]
John the Baptist, who we are told was related by blood to Jesus, was preaching the impending judgement of God, urging repentance and moral reform, and baptizing in the Jordan River those who responded. Kenneth Scott Latourette
[ Baptist Blood God Impending Jesus John Jordan Judgement Moral Preaching Reform Related Repentance Responded River Those Told Urging]
Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property. Maria Edgeworth
[ Give Little Morality Property Religion Snug Some Talk]
Money motivates neither the best people, nor the best in people. It can move the body and influence the mind, but it cannot touch the heart or move the spirit; that is reserved for belief, principle, and morality. Dee Hock
[ Belief Best Body Cannot Heart Influence Mind Money Morality Motivates Move Neither Nor Principle Reserved Spirit Touch]
Morale is at the lowest point since I've been here. David Davis
[ Been Here Lowest Morale Point Since]
With regard to the moral and religious condition of the slaves, I cannot, either from what I observe, or from what is told me, consider it in any way gratifying. Frederick Law Olmsted
[ Any Cannot Condition Consider Either Gratifying Moral Observe Regard Religious Slaves Told Way]
Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant. Michael Shermer
[ Express Irrelevant Meaning Morality Motivation Myths Stories True Whether]
That was one of the big problems when I was at Harvard studying music. We had to write choral pieces in the style of Brahms or Mendelssohn, which was distressing because in the end you realized how good Brahms is, and how bad you are. Elliott Carter
[ Bad Because Big Brahms Distressing End Good Had Harvard How Mendelssohn Music Pieces Problems Realized Studying Style Which Write]
However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue. Wilhelm von Humboldt
[ Arrive Beneficial Consequences Evil Extremes Forget Great However Immorality May Men Middle Must Only Path Through Virtue Wisdom Without]
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
[ Asian Been Countries Had History Innocent Invading Japan Living Moral Other Own Paradoxically Past Props Stained State Such Their Were]
The legions of reporters who cover politics don't want to quit the clash and thunder of electoral combat for the dry duty of analyzing the federal budget. As a consequence, we have created the perpetual presidential campaign. Hugh Sidey
[ Analyzing Budget Campaign Clash Combat Consequence Cover Created Dry Duty Electoral Federal Legions Perpetual Politics Presidential Quit Reporters Thunder Want]
No one can be perfectly free till all are free; no one can be perfectly moral till all are moral; no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy. Herbert Spencer
[ Free Happy Moral Perfectly Till]
The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it. Jean Anouilh
[ Immorality Only]
Because of the diverse conditions of humans, it happens that some acts are virtuous to some people, as appropriate and suitable to them, while the same acts are immoral for others, as inappropriate to them. Thomas Aquinas
[ Acts Appropriate Because Conditions Diverse Happens Humans Immoral Inappropriate Others Same Some Suitable Them Virtuous While]
You can't raise the standard of women's morals by raising their pay envelope. It lies deeper than that. Billy Sunday
[ Deeper Envelope Lies Morals Pay Raise Raising Standard Than Their Women]
The Resistance is a moral certainty, not a poetic one. The true poet never uses words in order to punish someone. His judgment belongs to a creative order; it is not formulated as a prophetic scripture. Salvatore Quasimodo
[ Belongs Certainty Creative Formulated His Judgment Moral Never Order Poet Poetic Prophetic Punish Resistance Scripture Someone True Uses Words]
Be these people either Conservatives or Socialists, Yellows or Reds, the most important thing is - and that is the point I want to stress - that all of them are right in the plain and moral sense of the word. Karel Capek
[ Conservatives Either Important Moral Most Plain Point Reds Right Sense Socialists Stress Them These Thing Want Word]
Our moral authority is as important, if not more important, than our troop strength or our high-tech weapons. We are rapidly losing that moral authority, not only in the Arab world but all over the world. Robert Reich
[ Arab Authority High-Tech Important Losing Moral More Only Our Over Rapidly Strength Than Troop Weapons World]
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right. Isaac Asimov
[ Doing Get Morals Never Right Sense Way Your]
Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right. William E. Gladstone
[ Morally Nothing Politically Right Wrong]
In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil. Anna Jameson
[ Beginning Begins Either Ends Evil Fanaticism Fear Morals Motive Principle Religion Usually Wickedness]
Books follow morals, and not morals books. Theophile Gautier
[ Books Follow Morals]
Our culture is in moral chaos. On TV we celebrate freaks instead of honest, decent people. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Celebrate Chaos Culture Decent Freaks Honest Instead Moral Our Tv]
Curious people who have become accustomed to think that one cannot sustain the moral of the army without giving it the freedom to shed blood from time to time. Moshe Sharett
[ Accustomed Army Become Blood Cannot Curious Freedom Giving Moral Shed Sustain Think Time Without]
It would be immoral to walk away from the consequences of our actions, leaving behind anarchy and civil war in Iraq. Kenneth Clarke
[ Actions Anarchy Away Behind Civil Consequences Immoral Iraq Leaving Our Walk War Would]
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.
[ Am Good Interested Moral Power Right Sake]
The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Burglars Compared Criminal Dangerous Entirely Essentially Him Lawless Men Modern Moral Most Now Philosopher]
And Americans realized that native people are still here, that they have a moral standing, a legal standing. Dennis Banks
[ Americans Here Legal Moral Native Realized Standing Still]
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
[ Any Collapse Demons End Happen Inner Know Moral Our Show Speak Time Verge]
I think copyright is moral, proper. I think a creator has the right to control the disposition of his or her works - I actually believe that the financial issue is less important than the integrity of the work, the attribution, that kind of stuff. Esther Dyson
[ Actually Attribution Believe Control Copyright Creator Disposition Financial Her His Important Integrity Issue Kind Less Moral Proper Right Stuff Than Think Work Works]
It's healthy for government to be a kind of moral catalyst, using the bully pulpit of high office. William Weld
[ Bully Catalyst Government Healthy High Kind Moral Office Pulpit Using]
That this individual life of all of us is not something limited in its temporal expression to the life that now we experience, follows from the very fact that here nothing final or individual is found expressed. Josiah Royce
[ Experience Expressed Expression Fact Final Follows Found Here Individual Life Limited Nothing Now Something Temporal Us Very]
Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality. Lord Acton
[ Becomes Consequences Destitute Evil Injurious Man Misfortune Moral Morality Poor Property Rich Right Sacred Society Teeming]
A viewer who skips the advertising is the moral equivalent of a shoplifter. Nicholas Johnson
[ Advertising Equivalent Moral Skips Viewer]
The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Best Exist Hear Lot Lousy Mentioned Morale Never Talk Usually Word]
Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality. Henry Ward Beecher Business
[ Business Every Foundation Man Morality Remember Stands Successful Well Would Young]
Science by itself has no moral dimension. But it does seek to establish truth. And upon this truth morality can be built. William Masters
[ Built Dimension Does Establish Itself Moral Morality Science Seek Truth Upon]
The individual makes a clear effort to define moral values and principles that have validity and application apart from the authority of the groups of persons holding them and apart from the individual's own identification with the group. Lawrence Kohlberg
[ Apart Application Authority Clear Define Effort Group Groups Holding Identification Individual Makes Moral Own Persons Principles Them Validity Values]
There are three critical ingredients to democratic renewal and progressive change in America: good public policy, grassroots organizing and electoral politics. Paul Wellstone
[ America Change Critical Democratic Electoral Good Grassroots Ingredients Organizing Policy Politics Progressive Public Renewal Three]
Life is made too easy. Mankind's moral fibre is giving way under the softening influence of luxury. Johan Huizinga
[ Easy Giving Influence Life Luxury Made Mankind Moral Softening Too Under Way]
This whole force is utterly demoralized by victory. There seems to be neither head nor tail. Charles Ferguson Smith
[ Demoralized Force Head Neither Nor Seems Tail Utterly Victory Whole]
What we call "morals" is simply blind obedience to words of command. Henry Ellis
[ Blind Call Command Morals Obedience Simply Words]
There is no moral equivalency between those who would kill using children, innocent civilians, children and adults, in their homes and in their places of worship, to that of a government that is seeking those terrorists before they can engage in that awful activity. George Pataki
[ Activity Adults Awful Before Between Children Civilians Engage Government Homes Innocent Kill Moral Places Seeking Terrorists Their Those Using Worship Would]
We not only have a legal obligation to honor our commitments, we have a moral obligation to provide the coverage we promised to provide to these people. Bob Ney
[ Commitments Coverage Honor Legal Moral Obligation Only Our Promised Provide These]
When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country. Noah Webster
[ Abuses Betrays Citizen Country Gives His Immorality Interest Known Man Neighbor Only Own Sacrifices Suffrage Trust]
I think the people at my record label know I'm a Christian and again, I've been really blessed that I've never had to get into a head-butt war over moral standards or anything like that. Jonny Lang
[ Again Anything Been Blessed Christian Get Had Into Know Label Moral Never Over Really Record Standards Think War]
In the early days of Christianity the exercise of chastity was frequently combined with a close and romantic intimacy of affection between the sexes which shocked austere moralists. Havelock Ellis
[ Affection Austere Between Chastity Christianity Close Combined Days Early Exercise Frequently Intimacy Moralists Romantic Sexes Shocked Which]
When given the chance, women have proven they will participate in the electoral process. Ginny B. Waite
[ Chance Electoral Given Participate Process Proven Will Women]
With the establishment of a presence in all three counties of Delaware, recruitment in and outside Delaware and throughout the world and new master's and doctoral programs, Delaware State University will continue to grow and attract even more qualified students. Michael N. Castle
[ Attract Continue Counties Delaware Establishment Even Grow Master More New Outside Presence Programs Qualified Recruitment State Students Three Throughout University Will World]
And the program was developed in large part by behavioral scientists who were working with the military, who do everything they possibly can to measure a soldier's stress levels to see how they're doing physically and emotionally, as they go through this program. Jane Mayer
[ Behavioral Developed Doing Emotionally Everything Go How Large Levels Measure Military Part Physically Possibly Program Scientists See Soldier Stress Through Were Working]
As the ancient commander addressed his soldiers before battle, so should the moralist speak to men in the struggle of the era. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Addressed Ancient Battle Before Commander Era His Men Moralist Should Soldiers Speak Struggle]
I am convinced that our movement will be more demoralized and weakened by blind and uncritical admiration than by frank admission of past mistakes. Marie Louise
[ Admiration Admission Am Blind Convinced Demoralized Frank Mistakes More Movement Our Past Than Uncritical Weakened Will]
People have said I'm the candidate of anger. Well, we have a right to be angry. We lost 3 million jobs. We lost our place as the moral leader of the world. Howard Dean
[ Anger Angry Candidate Jobs Leader Lost Million Moral Our Place Right Said Well World]
All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society. Joseph Lancaster
[ Agreed Blessings Good Great Increase Learning Morals Society]
I never found even in my juvenile hours that it was necessary to go a thousand miles in search of themes for moralizing. Horace Walpole
[ Even Found Go Hours Juvenile Miles Necessary Never Search Themes Thousand]
The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish, when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are always and invariably futile. Alan Watts
[ Always Efforts Egos Feel Futile His Invariably Moralist Ought Person Still Tells Unselfish]
As a result, the highly civilized man can endure incomparably more than the savage, whether of moral or physical strain. Being better able to control himself under all circumstances, he has a great advantage over the savage. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Able Advantage Being Better Circumstances Civilized Control Endure Great Highly Himself Incomparably Man Moral More Over Physical Result Savage Strain Than Under Whether]
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts. Charles Darwin
[ Control Culture Highest Moral Ought Our Possible Recognize Stage Thoughts]
I have just come out of an electoral experience with the people of my country in which I invited them to join me in a partnership for governance. Perry Christie
[ Come Country Electoral Experience Governance Invited Join Just Out Partnership Them Which]
The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Arc Bends Elbow Justice Moral Universe]
If a policy is wrongheaded, feckless and corrupt, I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it's fixed. David Hackworth
[ Consider Corrupt Fixed Moral Obligation Off Personally Policy Shut Sound Take Until Up]
We have a moral responsibility to save wild places like the arctic refuge for future generations, and that is why our country has remained committed to its protection for nearly 50 years. Lois Capps
[ Arctic Committed Country Future Generations Moral Nearly Our Places Protection Refuge Remained Responsibility Save Why Wild Years]
Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests. Chester Irving Barnard
[ Breadth Depends Derives Endurance Endure Governed However Leadership Morality Organization Organizations Proportion Quality Rests Thus Upon Which]
We as a Congress have a moral obligation to bring justice to the families of these victims. Furthermore, as a society based on laws, we have a responsibility to ensure that criminals don't go unpunished. Bob Filner
[ Based Bring Congress Criminals Ensure Families Furthermore Go Justice Laws Moral Obligation Responsibility Society These Unpunished Victims]
I think the greater responsibility, in terms of morality, is where leadership begins. Norman Lear
[ Begins Greater Leadership Morality Responsibility Terms Think Where]
What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like and immorality is what they dislike. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Any Dislike Given Happen Immorality Majority Morality Place Then Time]
I wanted to show a normal young girl whose only difference was that she behaved in the way a boy might, without any sense of guilt on a moral or sexual level. Roger Vadim
[ Any Behaved Boy Difference Girl Guilt Level Might Moral Normal Only Sense Sexual She Show Wanted Way Whose Without Young]
Relationships do not preclude issues of morality. Jhumpa Lahiri
[ Issues Morality Preclude Relationships]
The morals of yesterday are no more. They are as dead as the day they were lived. Economic independence has put woman on exactly the same footing as man. Norma Shearer
[ Day Dead Economic Exactly Footing Independence Lived Man Morals More Put Same Were Woman Yesterday]
I think most of the art now is involved with a denial of any kind of absolute morality, or general morality. Donald Judd
[ Absolute Any Art Denial General Involved Kind Morality Most Now Think]
We don't have sources who are dissidents on other sources. Should they come forward, that would be a tricky situation for us. But we're presumably acting in such a way that people feel morally compelled to continue our mission, not to screw it up. Julian Assange
[ Acting Come Compelled Continue Dissidents Feel Forward Mission Morally Other Our Presumably Screw Should Situation Sources Such Tricky Up Us Way Would]
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
[ Around Characters Go Hope Hoping Moral Most Pretend Sterling Will]
When the sun comes up, I have morals again. Elayne Boosler
[ Again Comes Morals Sun Up]
For me, the moral difficulties lie in the continual pressure brought to bear on my friends and immediate family, pressure which is not directed against me personally but which at the same time is all around me. Andrei Sakharov
[ Against Around Bear Brought Continual Difficulties Directed Family Friends Immediate Lie Moral Personally Pressure Same Time Which]
The U.S. used to be perceived as the moral leader of the world, and we have absolutely lost that. Tom Ford
[ Absolutely Leader Lost Moral Perceived Used World]
It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication. Herb Elliott
[ Athlete Athletic Benefits Bring Compete Dedication Drives Enough Games Improve Inspiration Lasting Lucky Moral Olympic Only Spiritual Those Witness]
In its conception the literature prize belongs to days when a writer could still be thought of as, by virtue of his or her occupation, a sage, someone with no institutional affiliations who could offer an authoritative word on our times as well as on our moral life. J. M. Coetzee
[ Authoritative Belongs Conception Could Days Her His Institutional Life Literature Moral Occupation Offer Our Prize Sage Someone Still Thought Times Virtue Well Word Writer]
One might have thought the world would stop ascribing moral equivalence between acts of terrorism and acts of punishing terrorism. It has not happened that way. Theodore Bikel
[ Acts Between Happened Might Moral Punishing Stop Terrorism Thought Way World Would]
Every soldier thinks something of the moral aspects of what he is doing. But all war is immoral and if you let that bother you, you're not a good soldier. Curtis Lemay
[ Aspects Bother Doing Every Good Immoral Moral Soldier Something Thinks War]
I took pleasure when I could. I acted clearly and morally and without regret. I'm very lucky. Jeanne Calment
[ Acted Clearly Could Lucky Morally Pleasure Regret Took Very Without]
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion. Minna Antrim
[ Bolts Complains Fool Indigestion Moral Pleasure Then]
There is nothing politically right that is morally wrong. Daniel O'Connell
[ Morally Nothing Politically Right Wrong]
Surveillance induced morality: relics of cultural retardation. Marc Maron
[ Cultural Induced Morality Relics Surveillance]
I believe it is important to speak to your readers in person... to enable people to have a whole picture of me; I have to both write and speak. I view my role as writer and also as oral communicator. Buchi Emecheta
[ Also Believe Both Communicator Enable Important Oral Person Picture Readers Role Speak View Whole Write Writer Your]
Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent. Vine Deloria, Jr.
[ Civilization Connects Does Equivalent Knowledge Link Makes Morality Power Rather Them Unfortunately Western]
The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised. Andrew Carnegie
[ Admission Compromise Compromised Contradictory Defeat Men Morality Never Principles Said Should Sign Sounds Strong Usually Weakness]
Morality is a private and costly luxury. Henry B. Adams
[ Costly Luxury Morality Private]
Comics are too big. You can't say any kind or genre of comics is better than another. You can say so subjectively. But to say it like it's objective is wrong. It's wrong morally, because it cuts out stuff that's good. Ted Rall
[ Another Any Because Better Big Comics Cuts Genre Good Kind Morally Objective Out Say Stuff Subjectively Than Too Wrong]
Each department and institution has its own authorities and responsibilities, and they act on that basis. It is wrong to even compare such actions to what is done in Guantanamo or elsewhere by the Americans. They do not stand on a high moral platform to preach to others. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Act Actions Americans Authorities Basis Compare Department Done Each Elsewhere Even Guantanamo High Institution Moral Others Own Platform Preach Responsibilities Stand Such Wrong]
Law is vulnerable to the winds of intellectual or moral fashion, which it then validates as the commands of our most basic concept. Robert Bork
[ Basic Commands Concept Fashion Intellectual Law Moral Most Our Then Validates Vulnerable Which Winds]
We don't do drugs, drink or use profanity. Instead we instill morals and values in my boys by raising them with a love of God and a love and respect for themselves and all people. I believe they will have a chance. Anita Baker
[ Believe Boys Chance Drink God Instead Instill Love Morals Profanity Raising Respect Them Themselves Use Values Will]
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
[ Been Church Depository Hospital Ideas Men Millions Mind Moral Safe School Soul Women]
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. Confucius Wisdom
[ Compassion Courage Men Moral Qualities Recognized Three Universally Wisdom]
Noting that Huckleberry Finn was originally both valued and reviled because it shows the reader that the accepted moral code and social hierarchy is not always correct. Robert Vaughan
[ Accepted Always Because Both Code Correct Finn Hierarchy Huckleberry Moral Noting Originally Reader Reviled Shows Social Valued]
What is more immoral than war? Marquis de Sade
[ Immoral More Than War]
The moral of filmmaking in Britain is that you will be screwed by the weather. Hugh Grant
[ Britain Filmmaking Moral Screwed Weather Will]
The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man's moral nature. Thorstein Veblen
[ Addiction Arrested Degree Development Man Marks Moral Nature Peculiar Sports Therefore]
I write because something inner and unconscious forces me to. That is the first compulsion. The second is one of ethical and moral duty. I feel responsible to tell stories that inspire readers to consider more deeply who they are. David Guterson
[ Because Compulsion Consider Deeply Duty Ethical Feel First Forces Inner Inspire Moral More Readers Responsible Second Something Stories Tell Unconscious Write]
All political revolutions, not affected by foreign conquest, originate in moral revolutions. The subversion of established institutions is merely one consequence of the previous subversion of established opinions. John Stuart Mill
[ Affected Conquest Consequence Established Foreign Institutions Merely Moral Opinions Originate Political Previous Revolutions Subversion]
War, except in self-defense, is a failure of moral imagination. Bill Moyers
[ Except Failure Imagination Moral Self-Defense War]
Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere. Flora Lewis
[ Alien Arisen Aspiration Concepts Democracy Dignity Everywhere Freedom Infuse May Moral Philosophy Religion Striving Underlying Universal Way West]
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts. Heinz R. Pagels
[ Accurately Cannot Conflicts Debates Frame Help Moral More Resolve Science Those]
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity. Thomas Hardy
[ Blending Courage Moral Patience Physical Timidity]
It is a monstrous thing that I will say, but I will say it all the same: I find in many things more restraint and order in my morals than in my opinions, and my lust less depraved than my reason. Michel de Montaigne
[ Depraved Find Less Lust Many Monstrous Morals More Opinions Order Reason Restraint Same Say Than Thing Things Will]
We become strong, I feel, when we have no friends upon whom to lean, or to look to for moral guidance. Benito Mussolini
[ Become Feel Friends Guidance Lean Look Moral Strong Upon Whom]
The worst thing about war was the sitting around and wondering what you were doing morally. Paul Fussell
[ Around Doing Morally Sitting Thing War Were Wondering Worst]
To summarize, the particular song a male sings, and the behavioral responses of females to song and morphological signals, are not genetically inherited in a fixed manner but are determined by learning early in life. Peter R. Grant
[ Behavioral Determined Early Females Fixed Genetically Inherited Learning Life Male Manner Morphological Particular Responses Signals Sings Song Summarize]
I believe that a long step toward public morality will have been taken when sins are called by their right names. Billy Sunday
[ Been Believe Called Long Morality Names Public Right Sins Step Taken Their Toward Will]
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. Dante Alighieri Politics
[ Crisis Darkest Hell Maintain Moral Neutrality Places Reserved Their Those Times]
Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Deceptive Electoral Human Intentions More Nothing Obscure Populace System Than Unreliable Whole]
Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings. Howard Dean
[ Been Day Embraced Get Hypocrisy Lectured Long Moral Own Party Republican Shortcomings Their Think Value Values]
The ultimate purpose of religious life is to make this evolution move in a direction far more important to the destiny of the ego than the moral health of the social fabric which forms his present environment. Muhammed Iqbal
[ Destiny Direction Ego Environment Evolution Fabric Far Forms Health His Important Life Make Moral More Move Present Purpose Religious Social Than Ultimate Which]
I find this proposed amendment very, very, very, very shocking. And immoral. And, you know, if civil disobedience is the way to go about change, then I think a lot of people will be going to San Francisco. Rosie O'Donnell
[ Amendment Change Civil Disobedience Find Francisco Go Going Immoral Know Lot Proposed San Shocking Then Think Very Way Will]
Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world. James K. Polk History
[ Beloved Borders Contentment Country Moral Our Peace Plenty Presents Reign Spectacle Sublime Throughout World]
Bombing the Murrah Federal Building was morally and strategically equivalent to the U.S. hitting a government building in Serbia, Iraq, or other nations. Timothy McVeigh
[ Bombing Building Equivalent Federal Government Hitting Iraq Morally Nations Other Serbia Strategically]
So I'm just waiting until one party or the other actually gets a moral compass and a backbone. John Perry Barlow
[ Actually Backbone Compass Gets Just Moral Other Party Until Waiting]
Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal. Mary Baker Eddy
[ Eternal Matter Real Spirit Temporal Unreal]
General Musharraf needs my participation to give credibility to the electoral process, as well as to respect the fundamental right of all those who wish to vote for me. Benazir Bhutto
[ Credibility Electoral Fundamental General Give Musharraf Needs Participation Process Respect Right Those Vote Well Wish]
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
[ Composed Cynics Fanatics Government Humane Limit Moral Most Often Oppression Tolerant Top Very Worst]
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa. Honore de Balzac
[ Becomes Despotic Law Morals Relaxed Versa Vice]
No, moral conscience is one thing, the law is another. We have to hold onto this difference. Rocco Buttiglione
[ Another Conscience Difference Hold Law Moral Onto Thing]
Napster is essentially using the music to make money for themselves and that's the part that's both morally and legally wrong. That I think is more relevant than whether or not I'm losing money. Hilary Rosen
[ Both Essentially Legally Losing Make Money Morally More Music Napster Part Relevant Than Themselves Think Using Whether Wrong]
I often say that in making dances I can make a world where I think things are done morally, done democratically, done honestly. Twyla Tharp
[ Dances Democratically Done Honestly Make Making Morally Often Say Things Think Where World]
I am still profoundly troubled by the war in Nicaragua. The United States launched a covert war against another nation in violation of international law, a war that was wrong and immoral. Bianca Jagger
[ Against Am Another Covert Immoral International Launched Law Nation Nicaragua Profoundly States Still Troubled United Violation War Wrong]
Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people. Aleister Crowley
[ Morality Only Ordinary]
Honor is simply the morality of superior men. H. L. Mencken
[ Honor Men Morality Simply Superior]
I desire to assist in attracting to this profession young men of character and ability, also to help those already engaged in the profession to acquire the highest moral and intellectual training. Joseph Pulitzer
[ Ability Acquire Already Also Assist Attracting Character Desire Engaged Help Highest Intellectual Men Moral Profession Those Training Young]
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves. Leon Trotsky
[ Back Character Completely Conditions Customary Defined Depth Fall Human Life Moral Only Out Reserves Reveal Strength Their Themselves Then Thrown]
The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips Man of all his moral attributes, or holds them of no account in the estimate of his origin and place in the created world. Adam Sedgwick
[ Account Attributes Created Days Estimate His Holds Man Modern Moral Origin Philosophy Physical Place Pretended Strips Them World]
Pastoral theology and care helps people look deeper at the intersection between their inherited religious traditions and their current life situations. Larry Graham
[ Between Care Current Deeper Helps Inherited Intersection Life Look Religious Situations Their Theology Traditions]
In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing of racially segregated public education in this country. Bobby Scott
[ Brown Country Court Decision Down Education Footing Legal Moral Public Racially Segregated States Struck Supreme Unanimously United]
The true artist doesn't substitute immorality for morality. On the contrary, he always substitutes a finer morality for a grosser one. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Always Artist Contrary Finer Immorality Morality Substitute Substitutes True]
Morality and its victim, the mother - what a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood? Emma Goldman Mom
[ Anything Criminal Function Glorified Indeed Morality More Mother Motherhood Our Picture Sacred Terrible Than Victim]
The moral world is as little exempt as the physical world from the law of ceaseless change, of perpetual flux. James G. Frazer
[ Ceaseless Change Exempt Flux Law Little Moral Perpetual Physical World]
I profoundly believe it takes a lot of practice to become a moral slob. William F. Buckley, Jr.
[ Become Believe Lot Moral Practice Profoundly Slob Takes]
A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers, ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals. Michael Pollan
[ Activists Animals Convinced Great Growing Increasingly Influential Law Moral Movement Our Philosophers Professors Rights Struggle Time Will]
Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine, and a relative element which might be, either by turns or all at once, period, fashion, moral, passion. Jean-Luc Godard
[ Beauty Composed Determine Difficult Either Element Eternal Extremely Fashion Invariable Might Moral Once Passion Period Quantity Relative Turns Which Whose]
Not that I wish by any means to deny, that the mental life of individuals and peoples is also in conformity with law, as is the object of philosophical, philological, historical, moral, and social sciences to establish. Hermann von Helmholtz
[ Also Any Conformity Deny Establish Historical Individuals Law Life Means Mental Moral Object Peoples Philosophical Sciences Social Wish]
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals. Arthur Wellesley
[ Contains Lord Morals Prayer Religion Sum Total]
A poem may be an instance of morality, of social conditions, of psychological history; it may instance all its qualities, but never one of them alone, nor any two or three; never less than all. Allen Tate
[ Alone Any Conditions History Instance Less May Morality Never Nor Poem Psychological Qualities Social Than Them Three Two]
If we allow the consideration of heathen morality and heathen religion to absolve us from the duty of preaching the gospel we are really deposing Christ from His throne in our own souls. Roland Allen
[ Absolve Allow Christ Consideration Duty Gospel Heathen His Morality Our Own Preaching Really Religion Souls Throne Us]
If the preservation of the home means the enslavement of women, economically or morally, then we had better break it. Agnes Macphail
[ Better Break Economically Enslavement Had Home Means Morally Preservation Then Women]
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.
[ Back Control Forward Foundations Go Hinges Moral Must Precious Reality Rediscover Spiritual Those Values]
As I have pointed out, it is the Christian tradition that is the most fundamental element in Western culture. It lies at the base not only of Western religion, but also of Western morals and Western social idealism. Christopher Dawson
[ Also Base Christian Culture Element Fundamental Idealism Lies Morals Most Only Out Pointed Religion Social Tradition Western]
Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question - I struggle with it morally. Charlize Theron
[ Capital Countries Crime Higher Makes Moral Morally Much Murder Punishment Question Rate Sense States Struggle Than Which]
To make the moral achievement implicit in science a source of strength to civilization, the scientist will have to have the cooperation also of the philosopher and the religious teacher. Arthur Holly Compton
[ Achievement Also Civilization Cooperation Implicit Make Moral Philosopher Religious Science Scientist Source Strength Teacher Will]
We have a moral responsibility to protect the earth and ensure that our children and grandchildren have a healthy and sustainable environment in which to live. Jim Clyburn
[ Children Earth Ensure Environment Grandchildren Healthy Live Moral Our Protect Responsibility Sustainable Which]
The highest grossing films have great, moral messages - not dirty, base themes, so we're trying to get producers to make more of the uplifting movies. Morgan Brittany
[ Base Dirty Films Get Great Highest Make Messages Moral More Movies Producers Themes Trying Uplifting]
Sincerity is moral truth. George Henry Lewes
[ Moral Sincerity Truth]
It is with flowers as with moral qualities; the bright are sometimes poisonous; but, I believe, never the sweet. Augustus Hare
[ Believe Bright Flowers Moral Never Poisonous Qualities Sometimes Sweet]
As a dad, he thinks that his philosophy is morally correct. He has no conscience whatsoever about letting his kids put a penny in a light socket to find out electricity is not so good for you, and if you want to learn how to swim, you have to be thrown into the deep end. Stacy Keach
[ Conscience Correct Dad Deep Electricity End Find Good His How Into Kids Learn Letting Light Morally Out Penny Philosophy Put Swim Thinks Thrown Want Whatsoever]
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity. Lord Acton
[ Alter Change Creeds Eternity Fall Laws Manners Moral Opinions Rise Table Written]
Intelligence is a moral category. Theodor Adorno
[ Category Intelligence Moral]
Mere heathen morality, and not Jesus Christ, is preached in most of our churches. George Whitefield
[ Christ Churches Heathen Jesus Mere Morality Most Our Preached]
We have, of course, long since ceased to think of Nature as the sympathetic mirror of our moods, or to imagine that she has any concern with the temporal affairs of man. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Affairs Any Ceased Concern Course Imagine Long Man Mirror Moods Nature Our She Since Sympathetic Temporal Think]
That I can't relate to today's music or morals doesn't make either necessarily bad. Just different. I leave the judgements to others. Perry Como
[ Bad Different Either Judgements Just Leave Make Morals Music Necessarily Others Relate Today]
Compassion is the basis of morality. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Basis Compassion Morality]
While that amendment failed, human cloning continues to advance and the breakthrough in this unethical and morally questionable science is around the corner. Mike Pence
[ Advance Amendment Around Breakthrough Cloning Continues Corner Failed Human Morally Questionable Science Unethical While]
I think television's become a downright dangerous thing. It has no moral barometer whatsoever. If you want to talk about something that is all about money, just watch the television. Tom Petty
[ Barometer Become Dangerous Downright Just Money Moral Something Talk Television Thing Think Want Watch Whatsoever]
I think if you look at people, whether in business or government, who haven't had any moral compass, who've just changed to say whatever they thought the popular thing was, in the end they're losers. Michael Bloomberg
[ Any Business Changed Compass End Government Had Haven Just Look Losers Moral Popular Say Thing Think Thought Whatever Whether]
You have to watch all sides of your advancement, you have to make sure people's bodies and minds are healthy and their morale is cool before you can really go out and play great music. Shirley Manson
[ Advancement Before Bodies Cool Go Great Healthy Make Minds Morale Music Out Play Really Sides Sure Their Watch Your]
If the poet has pursued a moral objective, he has diminished his poetic force. Charles Baudelaire
[ Diminished Force His Moral Objective Poet Poetic Pursued]
Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence. David Ben-Gurion
[ Anchor Independence Intellectual Moral National Without]
It seems to be impossible to hold a credible election without reforming the electoral system. Sheikh Hasina
[ Credible Election Electoral Hold Impossible Reforming Seems System Without]
It still strikes me as strange that anyone could have any moral objection to someone else's sexuality. It's like telling someone else how to clean their house. River Phoenix
[ Any Anyone Clean Could Else House How Moral Objection Sexuality Someone Still Strange Strikes Telling Their]
It is almost impossible to imagine that any one could be so insensible to the high morality of Mr. Mill's character as to suggest to him any course of conduct that was not entirely upright and consistent. Millicent Fawcett
[ Almost Any Character Conduct Consistent Could Course Entirely High Him Imagine Impossible Insensible Mill Morality Mr Suggest Upright]
The law is immoral. Mark Thomas
[ Immoral Law]
The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people. Charles E. Trevelyan
[ Character Contend Evil Famine Moral Perverse Physical Real Selfish Turbulent Which]
We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality. Thomas B. Macaulay
[ British Fits Know Morality Periodical Public Ridiculous Spectacle]
Of woman as a real human being, with sexual needs and sexual responsibilities, morality has often known nothing. Havelock Ellis
[ Being Human Known Morality Needs Nothing Often Real Responsibilities Sexual Woman]
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals. Albert Schweitzer
[ Again Cease Environment Exercise Faith His Learn Man Morals Must Personal Problems Realm Responsibility Will]
The moral turpitude of the boys of today appears to center in their failure to concentrate on any particular objective long enough to obtain their maximum results. Major Taylor
[ Any Appears Boys Center Concentrate Enough Failure Long Maximum Moral Objective Obtain Particular Results Their Today]
Americans are blessed with great plenty; we are a generous people and we have a moral obligation to assist those who are suffering from poverty, disease, war and famine. Adam Schiff
[ Americans Assist Blessed Disease Famine Generous Great Moral Obligation Plenty Poverty Suffering Those War]
A statesman cannot afford to be a moralist. Will Durant
[ Afford Cannot Moralist Statesman]
People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place. Irving Kristol
[ Crucial Moral Need Nothing Place Religion Role Take Tradition Vehicle]
It happened in Miami, in Coral Gables, a great big ol' Cuban wedding. It was pretty intense. Jon Secada
[ Big Coral Cuban Great Happened Intense Miami Ol Pretty Wedding]
If you tie a man's hands there is nothing moral about his not committing murder. Auberon Herbert
[ Committing Hands His Man Moral Murder Nothing Tie]
Regardless of the moral issue, dishonesty in advertising has proved very unprofitable. Leo Burnett
[ Advertising Dishonesty Issue Moral Proved Regardless Unprofitable Very]
The moral and spiritual aspects of both personal and international relationships have a practical bearing which so-called practical men deny. Henry A. Wallace
[ Aspects Bearing Both Deny International Men Moral Personal Practical Relationships So-Called Spiritual Which]
If you don't have integrity, you have nothing. You can't buy it. You can have all the money in the world, but if you are not a moral and ethical person, you really have nothing. Henry Kravis
[ Buy Ethical Integrity Money Moral Nothing Person Really World]
Recent demonstration projects have shown that with some Federal support, a little funding can go a long way toward ensuring that low-income children have access to good oral health care. Michael K. Simpson
[ Access Care Children Demonstration Ensuring Federal Funding Go Good Health Little Long Low-Income Oral Projects Recent Shown Some Support Toward Way]
To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral. Abbie Hoffman
[ Brother Empire Equally Evil Immoral Institutions Pig Pillars Sister Steal]
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white. Ambrose Bierce
[ Any Appear Appears Art Color Eloquence Fools Gift Includes Making Persuading White]
Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world. Etty Hillesum
[ Areas Duty Just Large Moral More Others Our Ourselves Peace Reclaim Reflect Towards Troubled Ultimately Us Will World]
The Leadership Training Institute of America trains and equips young men and women to be leaders with high standards of personal morality and integrity. Michael Burgess
[ America Equips High Institute Integrity Leaders Leadership Men Morality Personal Standards Training Trains Women Young]
We say to the British government: you have kept those sculptures for almost two centuries. You have cared for them as well as you could, for which we thank you. But now in the name of fairness and morality, please give them back. Melina Mercouri
[ Almost Back British Cared Centuries Could Fairness Give Government Kept Morality Name Now Please Say Sculptures Thank Them Those Two Well Which]
You have to pick the stories that you want to be involved with and the end game is you'd like to be a part of a hit. But I think your moral obligation is to follow your own heart. Kevin Costner
[ End Follow Game Heart Hit Involved Moral Obligation Own Part Pick Stories Think Want Your]
Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have. Andrew Young Power
[ Best Less Moral More Power Probably Use Used]
It seems to me that if Mr. Obama wins the presidential election, then Messrs. Farrakhan, Wright, Ayers and Pfleger will gain power for their need to demoralize this country and help create a socialist America. Jon Voight
[ America Country Create Election Gain Help Mr Need Obama Obama Power Presidential Seems Socialist Their Then Will Wins Wright]
The moral and intellectual character of the Africans is widely different in different nations. Samuel George Morton
[ Africans Character Different Intellectual Moral Nations Widely]
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable. George Bernard Shaw
[ Englishman Moral Only Thinks Uncomfortable]
The government forces you to give your money to things you don't believe in, to have your money go to projects that might be inherently immoral. Randall Terry
[ Believe Forces Give Go Government Immoral Inherently Might Money Projects Things Your]
What We want is to make it possible for our unfortunate people to live a life of industry for it is by steady work alone that we hope for our physical and moral rehabilitation. For this reason above all we have undertaken to rally our people around our ideal. Theodor Herzl
[ Above Alone Around Hope Ideal Industry Life Live Make Moral Our Physical Possible Rally Reason Rehabilitation Steady Undertaken Unfortunate Want Work]
I love the gallery, the arena of representation. It's a commercial world, and morality is based generally around economics, and that's taking place in the art gallery. Jeff Koons
[ Arena Around Art Based Commercial Economics Gallery Generally Love Morality Place Representation Taking World]
I'd always liked the idea that drama acts at its best as a kind of arena for debate, not just about the thing itself, but also producing aesthetic, stylistic, political and moral discussions. Jeremy Northam
[ Acts Aesthetic Also Always Arena Best Debate Discussions Drama Idea Itself Just Kind Liked Moral Political Producing Stylistic Thing]
Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time. H. L. Mencken
[ Better Having Immorality Morality Those Time]
I am always a beginner. I only try to include different parts of life; the pastoral, the tragic, et cetera. Ian Hamilton Finlay
[ Always Am Beginner Cetera Different Et Include Life Only Parts Tragic Try]
Fundamentalists are panicked by the apparent disintegration of the family, the disappearance of certainty and the decay of morality. Fear leads them to ask, if we cannot trust the Bible, what can we trust? Garrett Hardin
[ Apparent Ask Bible Cannot Certainty Decay Disappearance Disintegration Family Fear Fundamentalists Leads Morality Panicked Them Trust]
I have raised the morals and sobriety of the people. James Larkin
[ Morals Raised Sobriety]
He combines the manners of a Marquis with the morals of a Methodist. William Gilbert
[ Combines Manners Marquis Methodist Morals]
In morals, truth is but little prized when it is a mere sentiment, and only attains its full value when realized in the world as fact. Ernest Renan
[ Attains Fact Full Little Mere Morals Only Prized Realized Sentiment Truth Value World]
Forty-five percent of Iraqi citizens think it is morally okay to attack American troops. Marty Meehan
[ American Attack Citizens Forty-Five Iraqi Morally Okay Percent Think Troops]
I differ materially from Capt. Lewis, in my account of the numbers, manners, and morals of the Sioux. Zebulon Pike
[ Account Capt Differ Lewis Manners Materially Morals Numbers Sioux]
Lenny Bruce is a very moral man trying to improve the world and trying to make audiences think. Dorothy Kilgallen
[ Audiences Bruce Improve Lenny Make Man Moral Think Trying Very World]
That includes not cutting down the rain forest, and stop polluting the ocean because once we kill the coral reefs and the rain forest, this earth is toast. Michael Berryman
[ Because Coral Cutting Down Earth Forest Includes Kill Ocean Once Polluting Rain Stop Toast]
Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver. Alan Watts
[ Being Buddhism Cosmic Down Idea Laid Law Moral]
I think we have a moral obligation to our children that can be easily summarized: number one, protect them from harm. Tom Allen
[ Children Easily Harm Moral Number Obligation Our Protect Summarized Them Think]
It is a grave matter to enter a war, without adequate military preparation; it may prove fatal to come into peace, without moral and religious preparation. Louis Finkelstein
[ Adequate Come Enter Fatal Grave Into Matter May Military Moral Peace Preparation Prove Religious War Without]
As for morality, well that's all tied up with the question of consciousness. Roger Penrose
[ Consciousness Morality Question Tied Up Well]
How can an act done under compulsion have any moral element in it, seeing that what is moral is the free act of an intelligent being? Auberon Herbert
[ Act Any Being Compulsion Done Element Free How Intelligent Moral Seeing Under]
Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values. Ayn Rand
[ Achievement Happiness Integrity Life Loyalty Mindless Moral Only Pain Proof Purpose Result Since Values Your]
It is fundamentally important that Grasso resign so that the New York Stock Exchange can restore its moral authority. Phil Angelides
[ Authority Exchange Fundamentally Important Moral New Resign Restore Stock York]
Why are empirical questions about how the mind works so weighted down with political and moral and emotional baggage? Steven Pinker
[ Baggage Down Emotional Empirical How Mind Moral Political Questions Weighted Why Works]
All moral laws are merely statements that certain kinds of actions will have good effects. George Edward Moore
[ Actions Certain Effects Good Kinds Laws Merely Moral Statements Will]
Morals are private. Decency is public. Rita Mae Brown
[ Decency Morals Private Public]
Once I had all the facts in, I found I didn't have the immoral courage to pull the caper. So I wrote it as a story. As a teenager, I didn't have any skills for writing as such, so it came out in 1500 words. Theodore Sturgeon
[ Any Came Courage Facts Found Had Immoral Once Out Pull Skills Story Such Teenager Words Writing Wrote]
I am convinced that the majority of American people do understand that we have a moral responsibility to foster the concepts of opportunity, free enterprise, the rule of law, and democracy. They understand that these values are the hope of the world. Richard Lugar
[ Am American Concepts Convinced Democracy Enterprise Foster Free Hope Law Majority Moral Opportunity Responsibility Rule These Understand Values World]
In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage, administrative ability, and their political prescience. John Burns
[ Ability Administrative Advocate Because Beyond Courage Immediately Men Moral Number Only Opposition Political Possible Received Their Work]
That we have children coming into this world already polluted, at the same time we don't know what the effects of that pollution will be on their mental and physical development, is both bad policy and immorally wrong. Louise Slaughter
[ Already Bad Both Children Coming Development Effects Into Know Mental Physical Policy Polluted Pollution Same Their Time Will World Wrong]
Morality will perform all this; and Morality is the fruit of Illumination. Adam Weishaupt
[ Fruit Illumination Morality Perform Will]
This Party is a moral crusade or it is nothing. Harold Wilson
[ Crusade Moral Nothing Party]
If I practised sex, out of moral conviction, that was one thing; but to enjoy it... seemed a defeat. Martha Gellhorn
[ Conviction Defeat Enjoy Moral Out Practised Seemed Sex Thing]
It was as if all of the happiness, all of the magic of this blissful hour had flowed together into these stirring, bittersweet tones and flowed away, becoming temporal and transitory once more. Herman Hesse
[ Away Becoming Bittersweet Flowed Had Happiness Hour Into Magic More Once Stirring Temporal These Together Tones Transitory]
One of the greatest objections which families have to New South Wales, is their apprehension of the moral effects that are likely to overwhelm them by bad example, and for which no success in life could compensate. Charles Sturt
[ Apprehension Bad Compensate Could Effects Example Families Greatest Life Likely Moral New Objections Overwhelm South Success Their Them Wales Which]
The accumulation of numbers always augments in some measure moral corruptions, and the consequences to health of the various vices incident thereto, are well known. William Falconer
[ Accumulation Always Augments Consequences Corruptions Health Incident Known Measure Moral Numbers Some Various Vices Well]
The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world. Edgar Quinet
[ Bear Composed Fragment Future Humanity Law Moral Ought Past Possesses Present Terms These Us Whoever Within World]
It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. Hubert H. Humphrey
[ Children Dawn Elderly Government Handicapped How Life Moral Needy Once Said Shadows Sick Test Those Treats Twilight]
So after the Lewinsky scandal, everything changed, and we moved from using the Bible to address the moral issues of our time, which were social, to moral issues of our time that were very personal. I have continued that relationship up until the present. Tony Campolo
[ Address After Bible Changed Continued Everything Issues Lewinsky Moral Moved Our Personal Present Relationship Scandal Social Time Until Up Using Very Were Which]
This country was the moral leader of the world until George Bush became president. Howard Dean
[ Became Bush Country George Leader Moral President Until World]
To me, its seems necessary to rediscover - and the energy to do so exists - that even the political and economic spheres need moral responsibility, a responsibility that is born in man's heart and, in the end, has to do with the presence or absence of God. Joseph Ratzinger
[ Absence Born Economic End Energy Even Exists God Heart Man Moral Necessary Need Political Presence Rediscover Responsibility Seems Spheres]
Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law. Ayn Rand
[ Individual Law Means Moral Rights Society Subordinating]
The laws of morals and the laws of music are the same. Zoltan Kodaly
[ Laws Morals Music Same]
Anything as good and true as that moral cannot be new at this late date. Richard H. Davis
[ Anything Cannot Date Good Late Moral New True]
Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale. Elsa Schiaparelli
[ Companionship Contributes Eating Gives Goodwill Great Happy Immensely Importance Joy Life Material Merely Morale Pleasure Spectacular Well]
Movies are movies, and I don't think any of them are going to hurt the moral fiber of America and all that nonsense. Richard Pryor
[ America Any Fiber Going Hurt Moral Movies Nonsense Them Think]
The Roosevelt enactment of Social Security was a moral revolution in our country: We were assured that we would never reach the very depths of poverty. And to be told, that we are now going to gamble it, on Wall Street, is nonsense! Arthur Hertzberg
[ Assured Country Depths Enactment Gamble Going Moral Never Nonsense Now Our Poverty Reach Revolution Roosevelt Security Social Street Told Very Wall Were Would]
I like for there to be a moral, for the character to have gotten something out of the experience. Jeremy London
[ Character Experience Gotten Moral Out Something]
I have certain moral parameters that I do not cross in writing; I don't write about adultery or kids having premarital sex. Nicholas Sparks
[ Adultery Certain Cross Having Kids Moral Parameters Sex Write Writing]
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught. Ambrose Bierce Sports
[ Academe Academy Ancient Football Modern Morality Philosophy School Taught Were Where]
The cities are the principal home and seat of the human group. They are the coral colony for Man, the collective being. Alfred Doblin
[ Being Cities Collective Colony Coral Group Home Human Man Principal Seat]
Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere. Gilbert K. Chesterton Art
[ Art Consists Drawing Line Morality Somewhere]
Even in this glowering age, morality animates our lives with meaning. Armstrong Williams
[ Age Animates Even Lives Meaning Morality Our]
The education cuts in the President's budget are both irresponsible and morally unjustifiable. Chaka Fattah
[ Both Budget Cuts Education Irresponsible Morally President Unjustifiable]
A moral lesson is better expressed in short sayings than in long discourse. Johann Georg Zimmermann
[ Better Discourse Expressed Lesson Long Moral Sayings Short Than]
They divided the city into three electoral wards, and in one ward there was 70 percent of the people, the Catholic population, and they elected eight representatives to the city council. John Hume
[ Catholic City Council Divided Eight Elected Electoral Into Percent Population Representatives Three Ward]
I have to admit that when I watch a movie in which there is no moral context for the violence - I find that offensive. I think that's potentially damaging to society. Dean Koontz
[ Admit Context Damaging Find Moral Movie Offensive Potentially Society Think Violence Watch Which]
Sir Hugh Greene is the man I hold most responsible for the state of our country today. For 11 years hardly a week went by without a sniping reference to me. And he gave access to anyone who was prepared to say anything morally subversive. Mary Whitehouse
[ Access Anyone Anything Country Gave Greene Hardly Hold Hugh Man Morally Most Our Prepared Reference Responsible Say Sir State Subversive Today Week Went Without Years]
I have reached the conclusion that those who have physical courage also have moral courage. Physical courage is a great test. Oriana Fallaci
[ Also Conclusion Courage Great Moral Physical Reached Test Those]
Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order. Christopher Lasch
[ Birth Breakdown Concealing Crisis Effect Moral New Order Pangs Presenting Progressive Rhetoric Social Them]
Because the Illinois death penalty system is arbitrary and capricious - and therefore immoral - I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death. George Ryan
[ Arbitrary Because Capricious Death Illinois Immoral Longer Machinery Penalty Shall System Therefore Tinker]
If time is money, it seems moral to save time, above all one's own, and such parsimony is excused by consideration for others. One is straight-forward. Theodor Adorno
[ Above Consideration Excused Money Moral Others Own Parsimony Save Seems Such Time]
It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health, to be brought into habits of companionship with individuals unlike himself, who care little for his pursuits, and whose sphere and abilities he must go out of himself to appreciate. Nathaniel Hawthorne
[ Abilities Appreciate Brought Care Companionship Contributes Go Greatly Habits Health Himself His Individuals Intellectual Into Little Man Moral Must Out Pursuits Sphere Towards Unlike Whose]
Of course poets have morals and manners of their own, and custom is no argument with them. Thomas Hardy
[ Argument Course Custom Manners Morals Own Poets Their Them]
I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest. Aneurin Bevan
[ Arena Interest Morals Never Politics Regarded]
For me, an area of moral clarity is: you're in front of someone who's suffering and you have the tools at your disposal to alleviate that suffering or even eradicate it, and you act. Paul Farmer
[ Act Alleviate Area Clarity Disposal Eradicate Even Front Moral Someone Suffering Tools Your]
He was as great as a man can be without morality. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Great Man Morality Without]
At a time when our moral standing in the world has been weakened by a rubber stamp Justice Department that placed the Bush Administration above the law, we now need someone who is objective and independent. And, make no mistake, Eric Holder is independent. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
[ Above Administration Been Bush Department Eric Holder Independent Justice Law Make Mistake Moral Need Now Objective Our Placed Rubber Someone Stamp Standing Time Weakened World]
Everything I like is either illegal, immoral or fattening. Alexander Woollcott
[ Either Everything Fattening Illegal Immoral]
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
[ Denomination Denominations Ireland Main Moral Northern Only Peace Religious Traditions True Two Wants]
Democrats always like to brag that their guys are smarter than the opponents and Republicans always like to brag that their guys are more moral than the opponents. But if you're looking for morals in politics you're looking for bananas in the cheese department. Harry Shearer
[ Always Bananas Brag Cheese Democrats Department Guys Looking Moral Morals More Opponents Politics Republicans Smarter Than Their]
The minister of the Gospel is really the yardstick by which the nation measures its morals. Jimmy Swaggart
[ Gospel Measures Minister Morals Nation Really Which Yardstick]
Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love. Ellen Key Marriage
[ Even Immoral Legal Love Marriage Moral Without]
All universal moral principles are idle fancies. Marquis de Sade
[ Fancies Idle Moral Principles Universal]
It may be that religion is dead, and if it is, we had better know it and set ourselves to try to discover other sources of moral strength before it is too late. Pearl S. Buck
[ Before Better Dead Discover Had Know Late May Moral Other Ourselves Religion Set Sources Strength Too Try]
When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses. Shirley Chisholm
[ Against Comes Loses Morality Profit Seldom Up]
The presidency is not an entry-level electoral job. John Podhoretz
[ Electoral Job Presidency]
We have fought for social justice. We have fought for economic justice. We have fought for environmental justice. We have fought for criminal justice. Now we must add a new fight - the fight for electoral justice. Barbara Boxer
[ Add Criminal Economic Electoral Environmental Fight Fought Justice Must New Now Social]
By the fulfillment of my legal and moral duty I think I have earned punishment just as little as the tens of thousands of dutiful German officials who have now been imprisoned only because they carried out their duties. Wilhelm Frick
[ Because Been Carried Duties Dutiful Duty Earned Fulfillment German Imprisoned Just Legal Little Moral Now Officials Only Out Punishment Tens Their Think Thousands]
My opposition to Interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language. James Thurber
[ Answers Decline English Expression Fact Give Grace Helps Interviews Language Lies Little Offhand Opposition Oral Perpetuate Such Take Value]
Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me; it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty. Mario Vargas Llosa
[ Because Enough Eroticism Individual Justification Moral Own Pleasure Says Sovereignty Statement]
We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Convictions Courage Death Even Men Moral Need Real Speak Stand Their Thoughts Very Write]
He asked me whether I had seen the movie 'The Color Purple.' I said no she hadn't. And Bobby said, 'Well, it's a terrible picture. They don't make good, decent, moral pictures nowadays.' Tommy Bond
[ Asked Bobby Color Decent Good Had Hadn Make Moral Movie Nowadays Picture Pictures Purple Said Seen She Terrible Well Whether]
The Ten Commandments are the most visible symbol because these commandments are recognized by Christians and Jews alike as being the foundation of our system of public morality. Pat Robertson
[ Alike Because Being Christians Commandments Foundation Jews Morality Most Our Public Recognized Symbol System Ten These Visible]
Under this scientific and moral pressure, the Canadian government conceded publicly that the use of these weapons in Vietnam was, in their view, a contravention of the Geneva Protocol. John Charles Polanyi
[ Canadian Conceded Geneva Government Moral Pressure Protocol Publicly Scientific Their These Under Use Vietnam View Weapons]
Under the leadership of President Bush and Vice President Cheney, the United States has given up the moral high ground that we used to occupy as an international leader. Marty Meehan
[ Bush Cheney Given Ground High International Leader Leadership Moral Occupy President States Under United Up Used Vice]
How many of us have been attracted to reason; first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism. Robert Bulwer-Lytton
[ Aphorism Attracted Been Conclusions Dazzling Draw Extract First Follies How Learned Life Many Moral Reason Some Think Us]
If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants. Lao Tzu
[ Another Arise Cleverness Confusion Duty Faithful Fall Filial Flourish Great Knowledge Lies Love Morality Out Perishes Relatives Servants States Way Will]
I am certainly not an intellectual relativist, nor a moral relativist. Edward Tufte
[ Am Certainly Intellectual Moral Nor]
It's true that this year, following my accident in the pre-season, I kind of lost morale and I felt like quitting at the end of this year. But today I can say that I want to be a professional bike rider in the year 2003 as well. Laurent Jalabert
[ Accident Bike End Felt Following Kind Lost Morale Professional Quitting Rider Say Today True Want Well Year]
Relativity must replace absolutism in the realm of morals as well as in the spheres of physics and biology. Thomas Cochrane
[ Biology Morals Must Physics Realm Relativity Replace Spheres Well]
Trust should be the basis for all our moral training. Robert Baden-Powell Trust
[ Basis Moral Our Should Training Trust]
If we can find God only as he is revealed in nature we have no moral God. Reinhold Niebuhr
[ Find God Moral Nature Only Revealed]
On 'don't ask, don't tell' I was always the same. I said we needed a complete review of the impact on morale and battle effectiveness of 'don't ask, don't tell' before we repeal it. That's my position now. Now they're trying to ram through a repeal without a - any kind of really realistic survey done. John McCain
[ Always Any Ask Battle Before Complete Done Effectiveness Impact Kind Morale Needed Now Position Ram Realistic Really Repeal Review Said Same Survey Tell Through Trying Without]
Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television. Rita Mae Brown
[ Art Entertainment Married Moral Passion Propaganda Television Without]
Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest way to be heard is to be on the radio, but you should never compromise who you are, your values or your morals. Talib Kweli
[ Compromise Easiest Heard Making Morals Music Never Nobody Radio Should Values Way Your]
Of course the UN brings in a lot of moral authority. Lakhdar Brahimi
[ Authority Brings Course Lot Moral Un]
We have found that morals are not, like bacon, to be cured by hanging; nor, like wine, to be improved by sea voyages; nor, like honey, to be preserved in cells. William Taylor
[ Bacon Cells Cured Found Hanging Honey Improved Morals Nor Preserved Sea Voyages Wine]
I believe there is a moral sense and a global ethic that commands attention from people of every religion and every faith, and people of no faith. But I think what's new is that we now have the capacity to communicate instantaneously across frontiers right across the world. Gordon Brown
[ Across Attention Believe Capacity Commands Communicate Ethic Every Faith Frontiers Global Instantaneously Moral New Now Religion Right Sense Think World]
I don't think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing. Prince Philip
[ Doing Moral More Same Than Thing Think Wife]
I am extraordinarily lucky, I was born in a family of strong moral values, and in my life I was able to do what I liked best: debuts, great theatres, but above all, inner and deep satisfaction. Jose Carreras
[ Able Above Am Best Born Deep Extraordinarily Family Great Inner Life Liked Lucky Moral Satisfaction Strong Theatres Values]
When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned. Herbert Hoover
[ Government Honor Lack Morals Poisoned Whole]
Boredom is... a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it. Bertrand Russell
[ Boredom Caused Fear Half Mankind Moralist Problem Since Sins Vital]
Voters must have faith in the electoral process for our democracy to succeed. Blanche Lincoln
[ Democracy Electoral Faith Must Our Process Succeed Voters]
Moral choices do not depend on personal preference and private decision but on right reason and, I would add, divine order. Basil Hume
[ Add Choices Decision Depend Divine Moral Order Personal Preference Private Reason Right Would]
We have a responsibility as a state to protect our most vulnerable citizens: our children, seniors, people with disabilities. That is our moral obligation. But there is an economic justification too - we all pay when the basic needs of our citizens are unmet. John Lynch
[ Basic Children Citizens Disabilities Economic Justification Moral Most Needs Obligation Our Pay Protect Responsibility Seniors State Too Vulnerable]
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
[ Backside Covered Decorum Every His Keeps Long Man Moral Possible Showing Trousers Unless Which]
Therefore the great mediator of any community is human morality. Armstrong Williams
[ Any Community Great Human Mediator Morality Therefore]
Ultimately Warhol's private moral reference was to the supreme kitsch of the Catholic church. Allen Ginsberg
[ Catholic Church Kitsch Moral Private Reference Supreme Ultimately Warhol]
Physical courage, which despises all danger, will make a man brave in one way; and moral courage, which despises all opinion, will make a man brave in another. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Another Brave Courage Danger Despises Make Man Moral Opinion Physical Way Which Will]
Ten percent of the big fish still remain. There are still some blue whales. There are still some krill in Antarctica. There are a few oysters in Chesapeake Bay. Half the coral reefs are still in pretty good shape, a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet. There's still time, but not a lot, to turn things around. Sylvia Earle
[ Antarctica Around Bay Belt Big Blue Coral Few Fish Good Half Lot Middle Oysters Percent Planet Pretty Remain Shape Some Still Ten Things Time Turn Whales]
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion. Arthur C. Clarke
[ Entire Greatest Hijacking History Mankind May Morality Religion Tragedy]
Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the Cardinals was part of this growth, and so, of course, was my decision to have it out in public with the owners of organized baseball. Curt Flood
[ Baseball Cardinals Contributed Course Decision Growth Morale Organized Out Owners Part Public Unique Whatever]
To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the American public. Theodore Roosevelt
[ American Announce Criticism Morally Must President Public Treasonable]
Morality without a sense of paradox is mean. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Mean Morality Paradox Sense Without]
Religion is no more the parent of morality than an incubator is the mother of a chicken. Lemuel K. Washburn
[ Chicken Incubator Morality More Mother Parent Religion Than]
Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces? Auberon Herbert
[ Abstract Directly Drives Existence First Force Forces Mental Moral Morality Opposed Out Physical Practically Secondly See]
States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions. Noam Chomsky
[ Agents Impose Institutions Moral Powerful Standards States]
None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Adam Ancestors Boast Does Eve Ever Married Morality None Our Record Show Us Were]
Modern sociology is virtually an attempt to take up the larger program of social analysis and interpretation which was implicit in Adam Smith's moral philosophy, but which was suppressed for a century by prevailing interest in the technique of the production of wealth. Albion W. Small
[ Adam Analysis Attempt Century Implicit Interest Interpretation Larger Modern Moral Philosophy Prevailing Production Program Smith Social Sociology Suppressed Take Technique Up Virtually Wealth Which]
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
[ After Bad Feel Good Immoral Know Moral Only]
Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it. Lewis Carroll
[ Everything Find Got Moral Only]
We are turning against boys and forgetting a simple truth: that the energy, competitiveness, and corporal daring of normal, decent males is responsible for much of what is right in the world. Christina Hoff Sommers
[ Against Boys Competitiveness Corporal Daring Decent Energy Forgetting Males Much Normal Responsible Right Simple Truth Turning World]
Someone like Einstein was quite clearly a moralist, and he had a very highly developed political vision and was very spiritual in his way, and there are many biologists and physicists of the first order who are like that. Jonathan Miller
[ Biologists Clearly Developed Einstein First Had Highly His Many Moralist Order Physicists Political Quite Someone Spiritual Very Vision Way]
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions. Edmund Burke
[ Important Manners Moral Most Opinions Revolution Revolutions Sentiments]
Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans. Ed Gillespie
[ College Cornerstone Electoral Now Republicans Texas]
Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism. Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends. This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears. Albert Bandura
[ Acceptable Against Appeals Conduct Deaf Destructive Disengagement Ears Ends Fall Justification Made Means Mechanism Moral Most Personally Portraying Powerful Service Socially Usually Violent Why]
You see a moral in them? Do we have morals? Joel Coen
[ Moral Morals See Them]
America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world. George H. W. Bush
[ America Engaged Face Gentler Herself High Kinder Make Moral Nation Never Principle Purpose She Such Today Unless Wholly World]
America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape. William Blum
[ America Citizenry Convinced Many Morally Murder Patriotism Phenomenon Religion State Than Treason Which Worse]
Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia. Joseph Ratzinger
[ Abortion Among Applying Catholics Death Diversity Euthanasia Even Issues Legitimate May Moral Opinion Penalty Regard Same Waging War Weight]
Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins. Thomas Aquinas
[ Acts Against Always Conscience Every Evil His Indifferent Judgement Morally Obligatory Right Sins Such Themselves Things Wise Wrong]
I would always encourage people of any age not to be so quick to follow other people's truths but to search and follow your own moral code and live by your own integrity, and mostly just be brave. Jewel Kilcher
[ Age Always Any Brave Code Encourage Follow Integrity Just Live Moral Mostly Other Own Quick Search Truths Would Your]
Morality is a test of our conformity rather than our integrity. Jane Rule
[ Conformity Integrity Morality Our Rather Test Than]
The most powerful moral influence is example. Huston Smith
[ Example Influence Moral Most Powerful]
A woman can look both moral and exciting... if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle. Edna Ferber
[ Also Both Exciting Look Looks Moral Quite She Struggle Woman]
Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness. Immanuel Kant
[ Doctrine Happiness Happy How Make May Morality Ourselves Worthy]
And there was a real shedding of the old dogma, like boundaries of morality were being broken down and everybody was into the new party mode of just loving on each other. Which destroyed thousands of us. I lost 16 of my personal friends through that lifestyle. Barry McGuire
[ Being Boundaries Broken Destroyed Dogma Down Each Everybody Friends Into Just Lifestyle Lost Loving Mode Morality New Old Other Party Personal Real Shedding Thousands Through Us Were Which]
I look upon it as a Point of Morality, to be obliged by those who endeavour to oblige me. Richard Steele
[ Endeavour Look Morality Oblige Obliged Point Those Upon]
My parents were pretty lenient with me. But, they gave me morality while I was growing up. They taught me the difference between right and wrong. Mark Hoppus
[ Between Difference Gave Growing Lenient Morality Parents Pretty Right Taught Up Were While Wrong]
Cancer is a disease where the patient can contribute a great deal of help himself if he or she can retain their morale and their hopes. George Carman
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What is moral is what you feel good after, and what is immoral is what you feel bad after. Ernest Hemingway
[ After Bad Feel Good Immoral Moral]
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
[ Atmosphere Breathe Children Conscience Evil Formed Good Influences Moral Notions Result Surround Their Them]
Projecting a persuasive image of a desirable and practical future is extremely important to high morale, to dynamism, to consensus, and in general to help the wheels of society turn smoothly. Herman Kahn
[ Consensus Desirable Dynamism Extremely Future General Help High Image Important Morale Persuasive Practical Projecting Smoothly Society Turn Wheels]
At an expense trifling indeed, compared to what she frequently spends upon unprofitable contests, she might place the moral world on a new foundation, and to rise the pinnacle of moral glory. John Strachan
[ Compared Contests Expense Foundation Frequently Glory Indeed Might Moral New Pinnacle Place Rise She Spends Trifling Unprofitable Upon World]
It is an accepted commonplace in psychology that the spiritual level of people acting as a crowd is far lower than the mean of each individual's intelligence or morality. Christian Lous Lange
[ Accepted Acting Commonplace Crowd Each Far Individual Intelligence Level Lower Mean Morality Psychology Spiritual Than]
I wanted to play around with the format, really tear it to pieces and shake it up. For example, if Mitch saves someone from drowning, and that person then goes out and releases a virus that kills a million people. Imagine the moral implications of that. David Hasselhoff
[ Around Drowning Example Format Goes Imagine Implications Kills Million Mitch Moral Out Person Pieces Play Really Releases Saves Shake Someone Tear Then Up Virus Wanted]