Morality Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old morality quotes, morality sayings, and morality proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Morality knows nothing of geographical boundaries, or distinctions of race.     

Herbert Spencer

Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.     

William Slim

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

Unless we discover actual truth, morality is up for grabs.     

Pamela Christian

Wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it. Right is right even if no one is doing it.     

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The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.     

Ayn Rand

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

Morality is a burglar's tool whose merit lies in never being left behind at the scene of the crime.     

Karl Kraus

Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.     

Henry Ward Beecher

Do not depend upon the morality of a person until you have seen him behave while in anger.     

Umar

Children often have a much stronger concept of morality than adults.     

Nina Bawden

The test of morality of a society is what it does with it's children.     

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Morality is the thing upon which your friends smile, and immorality is the thing upon which they frown.     

Elbert Hubbard

Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.     

Albert Einstein

Morality is only moral when it is voluntary.     

Lincoln Steffens

Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.     

Thomas Hardy

Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.     

Oscar Wilde

The quality of moral behavior varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved.     

Aldous Huxley

The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.     

Albert Einstein

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.     

Oscar Wilde

Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.      

Graham Greene

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

Even if everyone else is not doing good. I alone will. Even if everyone else is doing wrong, I alone will not.     

unknown

Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.     

Mark Twain

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

Morality is truth in full bloom.     

Victor Hugo

The best way to teach morality is to make it a habit with children.     

Aristotle

It's easy enough to preach morality on a full belly.     

Erwin Sylvanus