100+ Morality Quotes & Sayings about Morality & Ethics on Life

Morality Quotes and Sayings

  1. Food first, then morality. —Bertolt Brecht
  2. Morality is truth in full bloom. —Victor Hugo
  3. Bad company ruins good morals. —I Corinthians 15:33
  4. Compassion is the basis of morality. —Arthur Schopenhauer
  5. Morality is the herd–instinct in the individual. —Friedrich Nietzsche
  6. Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people. —Aleister Crowley
  7. Morality is only moral when it is voluntary. —Lincoln Steffens
  8. Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace. —Oscar Wilde
  9. Morality is a private and costly luxury. —Henry B. Adams
  10. Morality begins at the point of a gun. —Mao Zedong
  11. Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons. —Thomas Hardy
  12. Morality knows nothing of geographical boundaries, or distinctions of race. —Herbert Spencer
  13. Unless we discover actual truth, morality is up for grabs. —Pamela Christian
  14. It’s easy enough to preach morality on a full belly. —Erwin Sylvanus
  15. Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage. —William Slim
  16. Children often have a much stronger concept of morality than adults. —Nina Bawden
  17. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life. —Albert Einstein
  18. Morality is of the highest importance – but for us, not for God. —Albert Einstein
  19. Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike. —Oscar Wilde
  20. The best way to teach morality is to make it a habit with children. —Aristotle
  21. Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right! —Isaac Asimov
  22. Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. —Mahatma Gandhi
  23. The test of morality of a society is what it does with it’s children. —Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  24. The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.The higher the buildings, the lower the morals. —Albert Einstein
  25. Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered. —Graham Greene
  26. Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other. —Mark Twain
  27. There is no such thing as morality or immorality in thought. There is immoral emotion. —Oscar Wilde
  28. Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine. —Sigmund Freud
  29. The quality of moral behavior varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved. —Aldous Huxley
  30. Do not depend upon the morality of a person until you have seen him behave while in anger. —Umar
  31. The Moral Law tells us the tune we have to play: our instincts are merely the keys. —C.S. Lewis
  32. Morality is how you go about getting what you want without screwing anybody to get it. —Henry David Thoreau
  33. Wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it. Right is right even if no one is doing it. —Unknown
  34. Morality is the thing upon which your friends smile, and immorality is the thing upon which they frown. —Elbert Hubbard
  35. The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it. —Jean Anouilh
  36. The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live. —Ayn Rand
  37. Morality is a burglar’s tool whose merit lies in never being left behind at the scene of the crime. —Karl Kraus
  38. Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality. —Henry Ward Beecher
  39. The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict. —Martin Luther King Jr.
  40. Even if everyone else is not doing good. I alone will. Even if everyone else is doing wrong, I alone will not. —Unknown
  41. Morality may keep you out of jail, but it takes the blood of Jesus Christ to keep you out of hell. —Charles Spurgeon
  42. Morality, like numinous awe, is a jump; in it, man goes beyond anything that can be ‘given’ in the facts of experience. —C.S. Lewis
  43. There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right. —Ronald Reagan
  44. Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts. —Aristotle
  45. We have two kinds of morality side by side: one which we preach but do not practice and another which we practice but seldom preach. —Bertrand Russell
  46. 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. —Henry David Thoreau
  47. A man that has lost moral sense is like a man in battle with both of his legs shot off: he has nothing to stand on. —Henry Ward Beecher
  48. Whenever you are to do a thing, though it can never be known but to yourself, ask yourself how you would act were all the world looking at you, and act accordingly. —Thomas Jefferson