Favorite Quotations ~† Morality Everyman

"Never let your sense of morals get in the way doing whatís right." ~ Isaac Asimov

Creation of Adam

You canít legislate morality. If someone is determined to commit fraud, it could be done with or without legislation. ~ Ron Sargent, USA Today, 3/21/05

Using the term family values is like using the term morals. Ya know, everyone's got morals unless of course they don't follow mine. ~ Rob Bernardo

If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it, they are wrong. I do not say give them up, for they may be all you have, but conceal them like a vice lest they should spoil the lives of better and simpler people. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

In morals, what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion, what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. ~ Anna Jameson

Ill gotten gains will be ill spent. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. ~ George Washington

The most permanent lessons in morals are those, which come, not of booky teaching, but of experience. ~ Mark Twain

Shame on such a morality that is worthy of pariahs, and that fails to recognize the eternal essence that exists in every living thing, and shines forth with inscrutable significance from all eyes that see the sun! ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

Morality does not make a Christian, yet no man can be a Christian without it. ~ Daniel Wilson

The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. ~ Socrates

It is long accepted by the missionaries that morality is inversely proportional to the amount of clothing people wore. ~ Alex Carey

There are many religions, but there is only one morality. ~ John Ruskin

Let's put it this way: if you need to ask a lawyer whether what you do is right or not, you are morally corrupt. Letís not go there. We don't base our morality on law. ~ Linus Torvalds

Moralizing and morals are two entirely different things and are always found in entirely different people. ~ Don Herold

What is moral is what you feel good after. ~ Ernest Hemingway