The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
The quality of moral behaviour varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved.
Value is the way animal interest and partiality are experienced in consciousness. As such, they involve a relation between objects of pursuit, animal tendencies and the intuited moral essences the psyche projects on what it seeks. We cannot speak of virtu
Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.
First the grub, then the morals.
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what's right.
Time is the great legalizer, even in the field of morals.
What we call 'morals' is simply blind obedience to words of command.
We must be free or die, who speak the tongue That Shakespeare spake; the faith and morals hold Which Milton held.
..a sword never kills anybody it's a tool in the killer's hand. From Ad Lucilium Epistulae Morales, Letters to Lucilius on Morals, Letter 87, c.63 65
To educate a man in mind, and not in morals, is to educate a menace to society.
So far, 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.
I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false is guilty of falsehood, and the accidental truth of the assertion does not justify or excuse him.
When the sun comes up, I have morals again.