Morals

  • Visible failure and a sense of lost moorings can be, for the individual, as for society, not only a cause for concern, but an exhausting emotional process.Where once there was an overriding explanation, now there is only an overriding uncertainty and question.


    Direction, Morals, Nations, Philosophy

  • More tears have been shed over Men's lack of manners than their lack of morals.


    Manners, Morals, Regrets

  • There is no wall that divides the human soul between its best impulses and its worst.


    Ambivalence, Morals, Soul

  • If you ever become comfortable with your role as criminal defence lawyer, it's time to quit. It should be a constant source of discomfort, because you're dealing with incredible moral ambiguity, and you've been cast into a role which is not enviable.


    Ambiguity, Immorality, Lawyers, Morals, Venality

  • You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.


    Morals

  • On an occasion of this kind, it becomes more than a moral duty to speak one’s mind. It becomes a pleasure.


    Morals

  • If your morals make you dreary , depend upon it , they are wrong.


    Morals

  • Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what is right.


    Morals

  • A man always has two reasons for what he does – a good one and the real one.


    Morals

  • Always do right; this will gratify some people and astonish the rest.


    Morals

  • It’s morally wrong to allow a sucker to keep his money.


    Morals

  • It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.


    Morals

  • If people want a sense of purpose they should get it from their archbishops. They should not hope to receive it from their politicians.


    Morals

  • Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.


    Indignation, Morals