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"Psychopaths know intellectually what is immoral they just don't have a feeling of immorality about it." - Barbara Oakley

"Moral certainty is intellectual immorality" - Kedar Joshi

"The ironic thing about legalism is that it not only doesn't make people work harder, it makes them give up. Moralism doesn't produce morality; rather, it produces immorality." - Tullian Tchividjian

"Nietzsche was personally more philosophical than his philosophy. His talk about power, harshness, and superb immorality was the hobby of a harmless young scholar and constitutional invalid." - George Santayana

"Moralism doesn't produce morality; it produces immorality." - Tullian Tchividjian

"Immorality, I know. Immortality, I cannot judge." - T E Lawrence

"We've been talking about this for a good while, the immorality of drones, dropping bombs on innocent people. It's been over 200 children so far. These are war crimes." - Cornel West

"With all our crime and all our immorality ... and about as much contentment and respose as a fresh-caged hyena, we go to tell the whole world: we are the only one with the right idea!" - Will Rogers

"Permissiveness, immorality, pornography, drugs, the power of peer pressure-all these and more-cause many to be tossed about on a sea of sin and crushed on the jagged reefs of lost opportunities, forfeited blessings, and shattered dreams." - Thomas S Monson

"Happy and successful homes cannot be built on immorality." - Ezra Taft Benson

"In art, immorality cannot exist. Art is always sacred." - Auguste Rodin

"Public schools are the nurseries of all vice and immorality." - Henry Fielding

"The immorality of men triumphs over the amorality of women." - Karl Kraus

"Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet." - Judith Martin

"I don't even remember hearing about [Immorality Act of 1927]. I just knew about it. I was born into it, so I don't remember my parents ever saying it to me. I don't remember a conversation ever being had around this. I just knew this to be the law because that's what I was growing up in during that time in South Africa." - Trevor Noah

"The vampire craze is kind of fascinating. We're interested in the idea of immorality and I think we're drawn to people or creatures who can give in to those base impulses and just be bad and not feel bad about it." - Benjamin Walker

"As a pastor, I addressed the sorts of issues I see people struggling with most and the issues talked about most directly and most frequently in the New Testament. That leads us to recurring concerns with sexual immorality, relational sins, and vices associated with the breaking of the Ten Commandments." - Kevin Deyoung

"The pimp is the executive organ of immorality. The executive organ of morality is the blackmailer." - Karl Kraus

"Suspending moral judgment is not the immorality of the novel; it is its morality." - Milan Kundera

"The new so called morality has too often the old immorality condoned." - Hartley William Shawcross

"Reading is a dissuasion from immorality. Reading stands in the place of company." - Henry Ward Beecher

"The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art." - Oscar Wilde

"Immorality, no less than morality, has at all times found support in religion." - Sigmund Freud

"There is no such thing as morality or immorality in thought. There is immoral emotion." - Oscar Wilde

"I like the English. They have the most rigid code if immorality in the world." - Malcolm Bradbury

"Immorality does not consist in being different. It consists in not allowing others to be so." - Shakuntala Devi

"Freedom's enemies are waste, lethargy, indifference, immorality, and the insidious attitude of something for nothing." - William Arthur Ward

"To use violence against a peaceful man is the greatest immorality and the biggest rot ever!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"It's kind of hard to win most elections on anti-family, immorality, and Satan-worship." - Ed Helms

"The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself." - Jane Addams

"Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I like the English. They have the most rigid code of immorality in the world." - Malcolm Bradbury

"The so-called new morality is too often the old immorality condoned." - Hartley Shawcross, Baron Shawcross

"I don't think that the Internet has contributed greatly to immorality." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Immorality, violence, and divorce, with their accompanying sorrows, plague society worldwide." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time." - H L Mencken

"Anxieties about ourselves endure. If our proper study is indeed the study of humankind, then it has seemed-and still seems-to many that the study is dangerous. Perhaps we shall find out that we were not what we took ourselves to be. But if the historical development of science has indeed sometimes pricked our vanity, it has not plunged us into an abyss of immorality. Arguably, it has liberated us from misconceptions, and thereby aided us in our moral progress." - Philip Kitcher

"It is naive to believe that a steady diet of blatant immorality, played out nightly in our living rooms, has no effect on people. I am always curious when individuals insist that what they watch on television or in movie theaters doesn't affect them. . . . Are we really to believe that hours, leading to years, of television viewing will not affect attitudes about everything from family life to appropriate sexual relations?" - Gordon B Hinckley

"But yet, but yet, woe, woe unto those who think that the Beat Generation means crime, delinquency, immorality, amorality ... woe unto those who attack it on the grounds that they simply don't understand history and the yearning of human souls ... woe in fact unto those who make evil movies about the Beat Generation where innocent housewives are raped by beatniks! ... woe unto those who spit on the Beat Generation, the wind'll blow it back." - Jack Kerouac

"One of the great things about the film being so unusual and provocative is the filmmaker to me doesn't seem to have a definite opinion on the rights or wrongs or the immorality of behaviors and systems, he just presents a set of very unusual circumstances and asked the audience to partake in the judging of what feels right or wrong or what feels natural and unnatural." - Colin Farrell

"Proverbs for Paranoids: 1. You may never get to touch the Master, but you can tickle his creatures. 2. The innocence of the creatures is in inverse proportion to the immorality of the Master. 3. If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about answers. 4. You hide, they seek. 5. Paranoids are not paranoid because they're paranoid, but because they keep putting themselves, fucking idiots, deliberately into paranoid situations." - Thomas Pynchon

"The essence of all immorality and sin is making ourselves the center around which we subordinate all interest." - Cecil J. Sharp

"It is a prejudice to think that morality is more favourable to the development of reason than immorality." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"it is wiser to be conventionally immoral than unconventionally moral. It isn't the immorality they object to, but the originality." - Ellen Glasgow

"Children are monsters of unbridled egotism and will, for they spring directly from nature, hostile intimations of immorality." - Camille Paglia

"Morality is the thing upon which your friends smile, and immorality is the thing upon which they frown" - Elbert Hubbard

"The focus of the Christian faith is not our morality; it is Jesus, who died for our immorality." - Tullian Tchividjian

"But do not let immorality or any impurity or greed even be named among you, as is proper among saints." - Bible

"The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it." - Jean Anouilh

"Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion." - Gustave Flaubert

"Regardless of what society says, we can't go on much longer in the sea of immorality without judgment coming." - Billy Graham

"The plague of pornography is swirling about us as never before. Pornography brings a vicious wake of immorality, broken homes, and broken lives. Pornography will sap spiritual strength to endure. Pornography is much like quicksand. You can become so easily trapped and overcome as soon as you step into it that you do not realize the severe danger. Most likely you will need assistance to get out of the quicksand of pornography. But how much better it is never to step into it. I plead with you to be careful and cautious." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"...But I don't think I'm the only person who is tired of books and movies full of paper-doll characters you don't care about, who have no self-respect and no respect for anybody or any institution....And I don't want to sound preachy or Victorian, but I'm tired of amorality in fiction and in real life. Immorality is a fascinating human dilemma that creates suspense for the readers and tension for the characters, but where is the tension in an amoral situation? When people have no personal code, nothing is threatening and nothing is meaningful." - Olive Ann Burns

"The moral sense enables one to perceive morality, and avoid it. The immoral sense enables one to perceive immorality and enjoy it." - Mark Twain

"There are people who think that plunder loses all its immorality as soon as it becomes legal. Personally, I cannot imagine a more alarming situation." - Frederic Bastiat

"Immorality, perversion, infidelity, cannibalism, etc., are unassailable by church and civic league if you dress them up in the togas and talliths of the Good Book." - Ben Hecht

"As the eye becomes blinded by fashion to positive deformity, so, through social conventionalism, the conscience becomes blinded to positive immorality." - Anna Brownell Jameson

"The true artist doesn't substitute immorality for morality. On the contrary, he always substitutes a finer morality for a grosser one." - David Herbert Lawrence

"Those who condemn the immorality of liberal capitalism do so in comparison with a society of saints that has never existed-and never will" - Martin Wolf

"In our amusements a certain limit is to be placed that we may not devote ourselves to a life of pleasure and thence fall into immorality." - Cicero

"As the eye becomes blinded by fashion to positive deformity, so, through social conventionalism, the conscience becomes blinded to positive immorality." - Anna Jameson

"Even if it were true that evolution, or the teaching of evolution, encouraged immorality that would not imply that the theory of evolution was false." - Richard Dawkins

"But what really is immorality? And what does helping someone really mean? Helping them to be like everyone else, or helping them to be themselves?" - Nancy Garden

"What they need is a little immorality in their lives. Then they wouldn't be so busy looking for it in other people's." - Agatha Christie

"Social confusion has now reached a point at which the pursuit of immorality turns out to be more exhausting than compliance with the old moral codes." - Denis de Rougemont

"What makes a man heavy is the gravity of virtue. Without it, man will be so light that he will be drifted in the winds of immorality." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"On all levels American society is rigged. I am troubled by the cynical immorality of my country. It cannot survive on this basis." - John Steinbeck

"The man who commits immorality does so because he thinks it will maximize pleasure if he can minimize the pain by keeping it secret." - Erwin W. Lutzer

"The real case against socialism is not its economic inefficiency, though on all sides there is evidence of that. Much more fundamental is its basic immorality." - Margaret Thatcher

"The main problem with the Democrats is their utter negativity. They're made up of schumucks and hypocrites. They also have higher levels of immorality." - Jackie Mason

"The moral sense enables one to perceive morality - and avoid it. The immoral sense enables one to perceive immorality and enjoy it." - Mark Twain

"What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like, and immorality is what they dislike." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Of course, without God, there is no value to life. That leads to immorality, that leads to sexual abuse, and there is no hope." - Ted Cruz

"I can retain neither respect nor affection for government which has been moving from wrong to wrong in order to defend its immorality" - Mahatma Gandhi

"Because our ladies mostly attend Kalatshepams, (Religious discourses) they have fallen prey to the superstitions, blind beliefs, and immorality by the false and fictituous propaganda of the Brahmins" - Periyar E. V. Ramasamy

"In our amusements a certain limit is to be placed that we may not devote ourselves to a life of pleasure and thence fall into immorality." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"We need leadership that can elevate religion and morality to their position of paramount importance and thus eliminate growing selfishness, immorality and materialism." - George W Romney

"Once is a man's life, for one mortal moment, he must make a grab for immorality; if not, he has not lived." - Sylvester Stallone

"What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like and immorality is what they dislike." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Moral evil is the immorality and pain and suffering and tragedy that come because we choose to be selfish, arrogant, uncaring, hateful and abusive." - Lee Strobel

"The true artist doesn't substitute immorality for morality. On the contrary, he always substitutes a finer morality for a grosser one." - D H Lawrence

"To be ashamed of one's immorality: that is a step on the staircase at whose end one is also ashamed of one's morality." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"To us it seems incredible that the Greek philosophers should have scanned so deeply into right and wrong and yet never noticed the immorality of slavery. Perhaps 3000 years from now it will seem equally incredible that we do not notice the immorality of our own oppression of animals." - Brigid Brophy

"Sexual immorality and impure thoughts violate the standard established by the Savior. We were warned at the beginning of this dispensation that sexual immorality would be perhaps the greatest challenge. Such conduct will, without repentance, cause a spiritual drought and loss of commitment." - Quentin L. Cook

"The fundamental religious objection to the theory of evolution is not scientific but moral. [Fundamentalists believe that] evolutionary theory must be opposed because it leads to rampant immorality, on both the personal and political scales. The basic cause of this immorality is atheism." - Elizabeth S. Anderson

"Moral values includes the immorality of 45 million uninsured or the immorality of working people who are having trouble raising a family despite working full-time. That has to be part of the moral equation. And if we are able to frame things in that fashion, then I think we can be successful." - Barack Obama

"All sin is selfish, whether it be lying, cheating, stealing, immorality, covetousness, or idleness. Sin is for one's own ends, not for another's-certainly not for the Lord's ends." - Derek A. Cuthbert

"Morality in the novel is the trembling instability of the balance. When the novelist puts his thumb in the scale, to pull down the balance to his own predilection, that is immorality." - D H Lawrence

"The common people do not judge of vice or virtue by morality or immorality, so much as by the stamp that is set upon it by men of figure." - Roger L'Estrange

"This point seems counter-intuitive, given the amount of conspicuous vulgarity, vice, and immorality in America. Indeed some Islamic fundamentalists argue that their regimes are morally superior to the United States because they seek to foster virtue among the citizens." - Dinesh D'Souza

"Immorality is the morality of those who are having a better time. You will never convince the average farmer's mare that the late Maud S. was not dreadfully immoral." - H L Mencken

"Progress is not an accident, not a thing within human control, but a beneficent necessity ... due to the working of a universal law. So surely must the things we call evil and immorality disappear; so surely must man become perfect." - Herbert Spencer

"Morality and immorality are not defined by man's changing attitudes and social customs. They are determined by the God of the universe, whose timeless standards cannot be ignored with impunity." - James Dobson

"Haven't they learned the lesson from what Allah wreaked upon the coast of Asia, during the celebration of these forbidden? At the height of immorality, Allah took vengeance on these criminals." - Muhammad Munajid

"The world has long observed that small acts of immorality, if repeated, will destroy character. It is equally manifest, though never said, that uttering nonsense and half-truth without cease ends by destroying Intellect" - Jacques Barzun

"Those who wallow around in the sickness of their immorality and degeneracy get very little joy out of life here and certainly not much promise is held out for them hereafter." - Sterling W Sill

"Immorality is just as bad now as it was in the past. The difference is that now we flaunt it. It used to be done in secret, but now it is done in the open." - J. Vernon McGee

"War is a sin. War is the highest degree of immorality. War is inhuman insanity for it kills sacred human lives wholesale. How can there still be any war on our miraculous planet?" - Robert Muller

"Great fear, conformity, immorality: these are heavy burdens. They drain us of creative energy. And when we are drained of creative energy, we do not create. We procreate, but we do not create." - David Mccallum

"Any society's upper-crust is riddled with immorality, how else d'you think they keep their power? Reputation is king of the public sphere, not private. It is dethroned by public acts." - David Mitchell

"The consequences of inflation are malinvestment, waste, a wanton redistribution of wealth and income, the growth of speculation and gambling, immorality and corruption, disillusionment, social resentment, discontent, upheaval and riots, bankruptcy, increased government controls, and eventual collapse." - Henry Hazlitt

"Tolerance is the last virtue of a depraved society. When you have an immoral society that has blatantly, proudly, violated all of the commandments of God, there is one last virtue they insist upon: tolerance for their immorality." - D. James Kennedy

"[The political establishment] financial resources are virtually unlimited, their political resources are unlimited, their media resources are unmatched, and most importantly, the depths of their immorality is absolutely unlimited." - Donald Trump

"Modern morality consists in accepting the standard of one's age. I consider that for any man of culture to accept the standard of his age is a form of the grossest immorality." - Oscar Wilde

"This point seems counter-intuitive, given the amount of conspicuous vulgarity, vice, and immorality in America. Indeed some Islamic fundamentalists argue that their regimes are morally superior to the United States because they seek to foster virtue among the citizens." - Dinesh Dsouza

"And it is to rock the soul and lead the person to immorality, corruption - to forget their prayers, to forget their God. And thus the world has partaken of the spirit of the Negro race, accepting their ways." - Warren Jeffs

"Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution." - Judith Martin

"Fear, conformity, immorality: these are heavy burdens. They drain us of creative energy. And when we are drained of creative energy, we do not create. We procreate, but we do not create." - David Mccallum

"When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country." - Noah Webster

"People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers. It does not alter the immorality of the act when the income transfer is carried out by government." - Cal Thomas

"An age deficient in idealism has ever been one of immorality and superficial attainment, since without the sense of ideas, nobility of character becomes of rare attainment, if possible." - Amos Bronson Alcott

"However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue." - Wilhelm Von Humboldt

"Whatever we think about and thank about we bring about" - John Frederick Demartini

"Don't worry about losing. Think about winning." - Mike Krzyzewski

"It's about us. It's about trust." - Nora Roberts

"It's not about you. It's about them." - Clint Eastwood

"It's not about 'if,' it's about 'when." - Ato Boldon

"Everything about me remembers everything about you" - Kami Garcia

"Enough about you let's hear about me." - Cynthia Heimel

"Marriage isn't about winning. It's about lasting." - Mark Gorman

"Make it about them, not about you." - Simon Sinek

"Fundamentalism isn't about religion, it's about power." - Salman Rushdie

"It's not about 'if,' it's about 'when.'" - Ato Boldon

"It's not about 'if', it's about 'when.'" - Ato Boldon

"Who cares about everyone? What about me?" - Veronica Roth

"Multiculturalism isn't about culture, it's about power." - Ntozake Shange

"Forget about style; worry about results." - Bobby Orr

"What you think about you bring about." - Bob Proctor

"It's not about success, it's about progress." - Tony Robbins

"While it is undeniable that many have been driven to immorality and crime by the need to survive, it is equally evident that the possession of a significant surplus of material goods has never been a guarantee against covetousness, rapacity and the infinite variety of vice and pain which spring from such passions. Indeed, it could be argued that the unrelenting compulsion of those who already have much to acquire even more has generated greater injustice, immorality and wretchedness than the cumulative effect of the struggles of the severely underprivileged to better their lot." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"For years Christians in particular have been attacked and silenced as they tried to challenge the immorality pervasive in today's society. When they tell people casual sex is wrong, they get the inevitable, "You got no right to tell me what I can or can't do. You don't get to define morality for me. It's none of your business what I do. Shut up." If they oppose sexual immorality in any form including adultery, they are maligned as sanctimonious Puritans who have not gotten with it in the twenty-first century. It's a long piece; it's well thought out." - Rush Limbaugh

"Don't preach about meditation." - Frederick Lenz

"Nothing sexy about pregnancy." - Heidi Klum

"Leadership is about empathy." - Oprah Winfrey

"Talk about celestial bodies." - Jackson Browne

"Marketing is about innovation." - Beth Comstock

"Future is about dematerialisation." - Philippe Starck

"I'm passionate about transformation." - Claudia Black

"I'm all about wellness." - Nina Agdal

"Democracy is about criticism." - Danny Glover

"When you work with great people, you learn - about film, about clothing, about life, about sex." - Guido Palau

"Yes, about ten minutes." - Duke Of Wellington

"I'm about my characters." - Abel Ferrara

"Creativity's about ownership." - John Maeda

"Wouldn't. Think. About. Ian." - Judy Blundell

"I'm writing about emotions." - Sara Bareilles

"It's all about love." - David Coverdale

"We're about moderation." - Jenny Craig

"I sing about life." - Marvin Gaye

"I'm about love." - Nicholas Haslam



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