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Quotes for: morality

We have need of morality only for want of love.
André Comte-Sponville / 

We have need of morality only for want of love.

Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and reverence, the more often and more steadily one reflects on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.
Immanuel Kant - Critique of Practical Reason / 

Give and take pleasure, without harming yourself or anyone else — that, I think, sums up morality.
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées / 

All our dignity consists, then, in thought. By it we must elevate ourselves, and not by space and time which we cannot fill.
Let us endeavour then to think well; this is the principle of morality.

Blaise Pascal - Pensées / 

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / 

Among moral qualities, true virtue alone is sublime.
Immanuel Kant / 

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Mark Twain / 

There is today perhaps no more firmly credited prejudice than this: that one knows what really constitutes the moral.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Dawn / 

A novel that does not uncover a hitherto unknown segment of existence is immoral. Knowledge is the novel's only morality.
Milan Kundera

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

Fear is the mother of morality.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.
Arthur Rimbaud / 

Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
Alexis de Tocqueville

Politics have no relation to morals.
Niccolo Machiavelli

The beautiful is the symbol of the morally good.
Immanuel Kant / 

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