63 Quotes About Morality | Moral Quotes

Here are the best morality quotes. These quotes will give you the right idea about morality or ethics, Which helps you to make the right decision in every case.

Moral Quotes :

  • “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
  • “The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.”  ~Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • “If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.”  ~Ayn Rand
  • “Morality is a test of our conformity rather than our integrity.”  ~Jane Rule
  • “Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant.”  ~Michael Shermer
  • “Honor is simply the morality of superior men.”  ~H. L. Mencken
  • “Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.”  ~G K Chesterton
  • “Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I’ll tell you what you are.”  ~John Ruskin
  • Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.”  ~Henry David Thoreau
  • “The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state.”  ~James Madison

Morality Quotes :

  • “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
  • “The stirrings of morality emerge early in childhood. Toddlers spontaneously offer toys and help to others and try to comfort people they see in distress.”  ~Steven Pinker
  • “Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.”  ~Frank Herbert
  • “To set up as a standard of public morality a notion which can neither be defined nor conceived is to open the door to every kind of tyranny.”  ~Simone Weil
  • “But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.”  ~James Baldwin
  • “The sturdiest pillars of human morality are compassion and a sense of justice.”  ~Frans De Waal
  • “Humans are born with a hardwired morality: a sense of good and evil is bred in the bone. I know this claim might sound outlandish, but it’s supported now by research in several laboratories.”  ~Paul Bloom
  • “Morality is the custom of one’s country and the current feeling of one’s peers.”  ~Samuel Butler
  • “Morality binds people into groups. It gives us tribalism, it gives us genocide, war, and politics. But it also gives us heroism, altruism, and sainthood.”  ~Jonathan Haidt
  • “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

Moral Values Quotes :

  • “What a massive responsibility, being a moral creature.”  ~Isaac Marion
  • “Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.”  ~Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Morality is of the highest importance but for us, not for God.”  ~Albert Einstein
  • “Human morality is unthinkable without empathy.”  ~Frans De Waal
  • “The essential function of art is moral. But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind.”  ~D. H. Lawrence
  • “Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.”  ~Oscar Wilde
  • “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
  • “Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.”  ~Aleister Crowley
  • “God created the family to provide the maximum love and support and morality and example that one can imagine.”  ~Jerry Falwell
  • “There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.”  ~Oscar Wilde

Moral Quotes For Life :

  • “Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.”  ~Karl Kraus
  • “The rules of morality are not the conclusion of our reason.”  ~David Hume
  • “Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.”  ~Alexis De Tocqueville
  • “Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value; the primary values are safety and morality.”  ~Herman Kahn
  • “Surveillance induced morality: relics of cultural retardation.”  ~Marc Maron
  • “The moral landscape is the framework I use for thinking about questions of morality and human values in universal terms.”  ~Sam Harris
  • “Rights are not a matter of numbers and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob.”  ~Ayn Rand
  • “Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment, which abuses the term by applying it, not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another.”  ~Herbert Marcuse
  • “Fear is the mother of morality.”  ~Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it.”  ~Mikhail Bakunin

Education, and morality Quotes :

  • “The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.”  ~Herbert Spencer
  • “The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.”  ~Ayn Rand
  • “Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.”  ~Ayn Rand
  • “The true basis of morality is utility; that is, the adaptation of our actions to the promotion of the general welfare and happiness; the endeavour so to rule our lives that we may serve and bless mankind.”  ~Annie Besant
  • “The science of morality is about maximizing psychological and social health. It’s really no more inflammatory than that.”  ~Sam Harris
  • “Philosophy as practice does not mean its restriction to utility or applicability, that is, to what serves morality or produces serenity of soul.”  ~Karl Jaspers
  • “Morality is a private and costly luxury.”  ~Henry Adams
  • “One has only as much morality as one has philosophy and poetry.”  ~Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
  • “Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.”  ~Graham Greene
  • “Morality is the weakness of the brain.”  ~Arthur Rimbaud

Moral Quotes In English :

  • “The true artist doesn’t substitute immorality for morality. On the contrary, he always substitutes a finer morality for a grosser one.”  ~D. H. Lawrence
  • “Morality which depends upon the helplessness of a man or woman has not much to recommend it. Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts.”  ~Mahatma Gandhi
  • “When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.”  ~Shirley Chisholm
  • “Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent.”  ~Hunter S. Thompson
  • “We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.”  ~Jane Austen
  • “To be ashamed of one’s immorality: that is a step on the staircase at whose end one is also ashamed of one’s morality.”  ~Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Morality and expediency coincide more than the cynics allow.”  ~Roy Hattersley
  • “It is true that legality is not morality, and sticking to the law is necessary for good citizenship, but it is not sufficient.”  ~Julian Baggini
  • “Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality.”  ~William Hazlitt
  • “Truth is certainly a branch of morality and a very important one to society.”  ~Thomas Jefferson
  • “Relationships do not preclude issues of morality.”  ~Jhumpa Lahiri
  • “Compassion is the basis of morality.”  ~Arthur Schopenhauer
  • “To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction.”  ~Joseph Addison

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