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Morality Quotes


These are some of the best 'Morality' quotations and sayings.

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"Tut, tut, child," said the Duchess. "Everything's got a moral if only you can find it."

Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something. See quote detail

All moral obligation resolves itself into the obligation of conformity to the will of God.

All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.

Atheistic morality is not impossible, but it will never answer our purpose. - The morality that holds the great masses of sinewy people together must be very firmly rooted in an honest, downright personal faith and fear.

Christian morality assumes to itself no merit - it sets up no arrogant claim to God's favor - it pretends not to "open the gates of heaven"; it is only the handmaid in conducting the Christian believer in his road toward them.

Discourses on morality and reflection on human nature, are the best means we can make use of to improve our minds, gain a true knowledge of ourselves, and recover our souls out of the vice, ignorance, and prejudice which naturally cleave to them.

Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.

Dr. Johnson's morality was as English an article as a beefsteak.

Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.

Heat water to the highest degree, you cannot make wine of it; it is water still; so, let morality be raised to the highest, it is nature still; it is old Adam put in a better dress.

I have never found a thorough, pervading, enduring morality but in those who feared God.

I never did, or countenanced, in public life, a single act inconsistent with the strictest good faith; having never believed there was one code of morality for a public, and another for a private man.

I restrict myself within bounds in saying, that, so far as I have observed in this life, ten men have failed from defect in morals where one has failed from defect in intellect.

If there is no God, everything is permitted.

In matters of prudence last thoughts are best; in matters of morality, first thoughts.

Learn what a people glory in, and you may learn much of both the theory and practice of their morals.

Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.

Men are not made religious by performing certain actions which are externally good, but they must first have righteous principles, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.

Morality does not make a Christian, yet no man can bo a Christian without it.


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