Family Tree Sayings and Quotes

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

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.     

Albert Camus

Without ethics, man has no future. This is to say, mankind without them cannot be itself. Ethics determine choices and actions and suggest difficult priorities.     

John Berger

Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.     

Albert Schweitzer

Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.     

D. H. Lawrence

A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.     

B. R. Ambedkar

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.     


We colour and mould according to the wants within us whatever our eyes bring in.     

Thomas Hardy

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.     

Stanley Milgram

True education does not consist merely in the acquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature, or art, but in the development of character.     

David O. McKay

Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.     

Adam Smith

True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.     

Albert Einstein

Man's duty is to improve himself; to cultivate his mind; and, when he finds himself going astray, to bring the moral law to bear upon himself.     

Immanuel Kant

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.     

Marcus Aurelius

The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.     

Norman Schwarzkopf

The meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly.     


Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.     

Warren Buffet

To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage