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Values And Morals Quotes


"Love is the fundamental building block of all human relationships. It will greatly impact our values and morals. Love is the important ingredient in one's search for meaning." - Gary Chapman

"If you're a teacher you have to teach the curriculum, all that stuff, you have to teach morals, you have to teach values, and you have to teach, all-importantly, self-control. Because a lot of kids don't have it." - Tony Danza

"Employment gives health, sobriety, and morals." - Daniel Webster

"Somebody's values and their morals are shown best in the way they treat others and their children, and the world in general. It's not necessarily the way that they respond sexually and emotionally to the person they choose to live with." - Rosie O'Donnell

"Christians and Jews go after those who have access to raw materials but who prevent access to them. Oil is the best example. The US and its allies are constantly intervening in countries where they don't belong only to defend their prosperity. We aren't fighting because we are greedy and selfish, rather we are fighting for values and morals." - Abdul Sattar Abu Risha

"There is an intimate interdependence of intellect and morals." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Flies purify the air, and plays - the morals." - Anton Chekhov

"Government-run schools can't instill morals and character." - Jim Demint

"Don't judge yourself by others' standards...have your own. And don't get caught up into the trap of changing yourself to fit the world. The world has to change to fit you. And if you stick to your principles, values and morals long enough, it will." - Berry Gordy

"We all need to have heroes, people to admire and look up to. To find a hero, first look to your parents or older brother or sister. Then look to the people who share the same morals and values that you have, and have accomplished the goals that you strive to achieve." - Robert Cheeke

"The standard of morals is as variable as morals themselves; of which every nation has a different code, and every custom a different reading." - Norm Macdonald

"Religion and morals are symmetrically opposed, just like poetry and philosophy." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Morals and criticism are not so properly objects of the understanding as of taste and sentiment." - David Hume

"Proverbs are, for the most part, rules of morals, and as such are often effective." - James Sharp

"What exercise is to the body, employment is to the mind and morals." - Henry David Thoreau

"An adult is a child who has more ethics and morals." - Shigeru Miyamoto

"Education and morals will be found almost the whole that goes to make a good man." - Aristotle

"He was like Superman, but with fangs and oddly impaired morals." - Patricia Briggs

"The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals." - Duke Of Wellington

"Eats first, morals after." - Bertolt Brecht

"If there is no absolute moral standard, then one cannot say in a final sense that anything is right or wrong. By absolute we mean that which always applies, that which provides a final or ultimate standard. There must be an absolute if there are to be morals, and there must be an absolute if there are to be real values. If there is no absolute beyond man's ideas, then there is no final appeal to judge between individuals and groups whose moral judgments conflict. We are merely left with conflicting opinions." - Francis Schaeffer

"Sound morals, religious liberty, and a just sense of religious responsibility are essentially connected with all true and lasting happiness." - William Henry Harrison

"The political and commercial morals of the United States are not merely food for laughter, they are an entire banquet." - Mark Twain

"If thou beest ever so exact in thy morals, and not a worshiper of God, then thou art an atheist." - William Gurnall

"Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness." - Thomas Jefferson

"You have the morals of rabbit, the character of a slug, and the brain of a platypus." - Cybill Shepherd

"We gild our medicines with sweets; why not clothe truth and morals in peasant garments as well?" - Nicolas Chamfort

"....shellfish are the prime cause of the decline of morals and the adaptation of an extravagant lifestyle." - Pliny The Elder

"I am pleased the Ministry of Culture is protecting the morals of expatriate bankers and their girlfriends." - Mick Jagger

"I give priority to up-bringing over education because the ultimate goal of up-bringing is morals, and we have a more urgent need for morals than for knowledge." - Ameen Rihani

"Bad company ruins good morals." - Paul the Apostle

"You can't slice up morals." - John Steinbeck

"Book values have some good and some bad features." - Walter Schloss

"Our customs, behaviors, and values are byproducts of our culture." - Jacque Fresco

"I completely believe that the 'Saw' movies do have heart and soul and morals and values." - Betsy Russell

"We just seem to have lost all our morals and principles and values these days." - Dolly Parton

"I think the kids today need to hear more about morals and values." - Isaac Hayes

"Thus grows up fashion, an equivocal semblance, the most puissant, the most fantastic and frivolous, the most feared and followed, and which morals and violence assault in vain." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government and the sure and gradual deterioration of the public morals." - Mark Twain

"[priests are] the pretenders to power and dominion, and to a superior sanctity of character, distinct from virtue and good morals." - David Hume

"As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying." - Arthur C Clarke

"Yes, I am calling for an intellectual revolution that sweeps away the corruption, absurdity and error, which prevail in morals, customs, traditions, and doctrines." - Ameen Rihani

"The diminution of public virtue is usually attended with that of public happiness, and the public liberty will not long survive the total extinction of morals." - Samuel Adams

"I try and take everyone's ideals, common morals, flip them around, make people look at them differently, question them, so that you're not always taking things for granted." - Marilyn Manson

"On every hand we observe a truly wise practice, in education, in morals, and in the arts of life, the embodied wisdom of many an ancient philosopher." - Henry David Thoreau

"While learning the language in France a young man's morals, health and fortune are more irresistibly endangered than in any country of the universe." - Thomas Jefferson

"[Restraints on the press] in all ages, have debauched morals, depressed liberty, shackled religion, supported despotism, and deluged the scaffold with blood." - James Madison

"I'm not trying to be something I'm not. I know what I believe in. I know my morals and I know what I have to offer." - Lucy Hale

"Hardly a man in the world has an opinion upon morals, political, or religion which he got otherwise than through his associations and sympathies." - Mark Twain

"J. Edgar Hoover: When morals decline and good men do nothing, evil flourishes. A society unwilling to learn from past is doomed. We must never forget our history." - J Edgar Hoover

"Clergymen almost necessarily fail in two ways as teachers of morals. They condemn acts which do no harm and they condone acts which do great harm." - Bertrand Russell

"Strong people stick to their morals, no matter what the trials and tribulations, Weak people, many a times, do not even realize how low they have sunk." - Amish Tripathi

"Morals consist of political morals, commercial morals, ecclesiastical morals, and morals." - Mark Twain

"Laws without morals are in vain." - Benjamin Franklin

"First the grub, then the morals." - Bertolt Brecht

"Dad taught us about morals, values and goals. Having a tight-knit family was important to him." - Junior Seau

"If we are told a man is religious we still ask what are his morals? But if we hear at first that he has honest morals, and is a man of natural justice and good temper, we seldom think of the other question, whether he be religious and devout." - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

"America is a country of strong families and strong values. My life's been blessed by both and I'll never forget those values." - Barack Obama

"I strive for perfection, but Im not perfect. But what I can say is my morals are totally different than any other 24-year-old rapper my age now. I look at life totally different. A whole other aspect. I have different views and morals on life in general. And opinions." - Asap Rocky

"Minds are cluttered from the age of six with the values of others-values which bear little relation to their own private capacities, needs and desires." - Marya Mannes

"The God you worship will shape the values you hold, and the values you hold will shape the lifestyle that you choose." - Colin S. Smith

"Books follow morals, and not morals books." - Theophile Gautier

"A budget should reflect the values and priorities of our nation and its people" - Mary Landrieu

"Society values cooperation over independence, obedience over individuality, and niceness above all else." - Sue Grafton

"Stories about food are stories about us-our history and our values." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Culture requires in the first place a certain balance of material and spiritual values." - Johan Huizinga

"We all need basic human values rooted in trust and affection." - Dalai Lama

"One thing evangelicals want is a reprieve from intolerance against their beliefs, values, and practices." - Ronald H. Nash

"Europe has to secure its borders and support those in the neighborhood who share our values." - Herman Van Rompuy

"Values will be adjusted, and enterprising people will pick up the wrecks from less competent people." - Andrew Mellon

"Self-defence, self-confidence, discipline and self control. The values you learn are priceless." - Rickson Gracie

"Follow through with basic values, and remember to provide good customer service." - Craig Newmark

"Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty." - Deepak Chopra

"We need to challenge the dominant culture: by ethics, principles and values." - Tariq Ramadan

"Family and the natural surroundings played a big role in shaping my values." - Gabrielle Reece

"American values and legal traditions do not permit the indefinite detention of people beyond our borders." - Barack Obama

"Family values stand up to injustice and power outside the household." - Ralph Nader

"Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement." - Bill Watterson

"The developers and entrepreneurs must somehow be taught a new vocabulary of values." - Edward Abbey

"A salesperson's ethics and values contribute more to sales success than do techniques or strategies." - Ron Willingham

"Wherefrom are human values to be derived and how are they to be developed? Human values are born along with human birth. They exist in union. Unfortunately, man today separates himself from human values and yet wants to live as a human being. To recover human values, man has to take the spiritual path." - Sathya Sai Baba

"My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health." - Robert E Lee

"My views and feelings (are) in favor of the abolition of war-and I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, to lessen the disposition to war; but of its abolition I despair." - Thomas Jefferson

"Our liberty depends on our education, our laws, and habits . . . it is founded on morals and religion, whose authority reigns in the heart, and on the influence all these produce on public opinion before that opinion governs rulers." - Fisher Ames

"Sovereignty is easily preserved by the very arts by which it was originally created. When, however, energy has given place to indifference, and temperance and justice to passion and arrogance, then as the morals change so changes fortune." - Sallust

"I am a Christian according to my conscience in belief,in purpose and wish;Mnot of course by the orthodox standard. But I am content, and have a feeling of trust and safety. The Machiavellian mind and the merchant mind are at one in their simple faith in the power of segmental division to rule all-in the dichotomy of power and morals and of money and morals." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Perhaps the most significant thing a person can know about himself is to understand his own system of values. Almost every thing we do is a reflection of our own personal value system. What do we mean by values? Our values are what we want out of life. No one is born with a set of values. Except for our basic physiological needs such as air, water, and food, most of our values are acquired after birth." - Jacque Fresco

"I went in and said, "If I see one more gratuitous shot of a woman's body, I'm quitting . . . " I think the show should be emotional story lines, morals, real- life heroes. And that's what we're doing" - David Hasselhoff

"No good play is a success; fine writing and high morals are useless on the stage. I have been scribbling twaddle for thirty-five years to suit the public taste, and I should know." - W. S. Gilbert

"It is a very nice world-that is, if you remember that while morals are all-important between the Lord and His creatures, what counts between one creature and another is good manners." - William Alexander Percy

"I guess that's the point of drinking, to take all the feelings and thoughts and morals away until you are just a body doing what a body will do." - Anita Shreve

"Science values static patterns." - Robert M Pirsig

"The Bible is the best of books, and I wish it were in the hands of every one. It is indispensable to the safety and permanence of our institutions. A free government can not exist without religion and morals, and there cannot be morals without religion. Especially should the Bible be placed in the hands of the young. It is the best school book in the world. I would that all our people were brought up under the influence of that holy book." - Zachary Taylor

"I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false, is guilty of falsehood; and the accidental truth of the assertion, does not justify or excuse him." - Abraham Lincoln

"There are two principles of established acceptance in morals; first, that self-interest is the mainspring of all of our actions, and secondly, that utility is the test of their value." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Whatever may be the laws and customs of a country, women always give the tone to morals. Whether slaves or free, they reign, because their empire is that of the affections." - Aime Martin

"Want of perseverance is the great fault of women in everything-morals, attention to health, friendship, and so on. It cannot be too often repeated that women never reach the end of anything through want of perseverance." - Suzanne Curchod

"The morals of men are more governed by their pursuits than by their opinions. A type of virtue is first formed by circumstances, and men afterwards make it the model upon which their theories are framed." - William Edward Hartpole Lecky

"From 4 to 6 percent of the presidential office is not in administration but in morals, politics, and spiritual leadership . He has to guide a people in the greatest adventure ever undertaken on the planet." - William Allen White

"Those sciences which govern the morals of mankind, such as Theology and Philosophy, make everything their concern: no activity is so private or so secret as to escape their attention or their jurisdiction." - Michel De Montaigne

"You have city centre pubs where men go to meet girls, not realising that all girls in city centre pubs have thighs like tug boats and morals that would surprise a zoo animal." - Jeremy Clarkson

"If . . . a principle of true Religion [i.e., true Christianity] should . . . gain ground, there is no estimating the effects on public morals, and the consequent influence on our political welfare." - William Wilberforce

"He saw that science had become as great a hoax as religion, that nationalism was a farce, patriotism a fraud, education a form of leprosy, and that morals were for cannibals" - Henry Miller

"Prime ministers require the hide of a rhinoceros, the morals of St. Francis, the patience of Job, the wisdom of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the leadership of Napoleon, the magnetism of a Beatle and the subtlety of Machiavelli." - Lester B Pearson

"I think that - apart from the fields of science and medicine - we live in an age of decline. Look at the world. There is decline in morals, ideals, manners, respect, truthfulness: just about everything, in fact." - Christopher Lee

"Hey, I'm going to Super Dog for a quick bite and to pass along a message from a dead guy to his girlfriend. You should come with me." "I can't go with you." "Is it because of my questionable morals?" "No, it's because it's three o'clock in the afternoon and I have to pick up Amber from school." "Oh, right. So the morals thing doesn't bother you?" - Darynda Jones

"I think subconsciously because of my upbringing, I was very aware of values and morals and that's why I experienced the occasional guilt with my habits." - Anne Jackson

"Let's stand up. Let's speak with pride about our morals and our values and redouble our effort to elect more conservative Republicans." - Rick Perry

"Values are sometimes worth living and dying for, and are certainly worth dating and breaking up over." - Henry Cloud

"In academic circles, especially, I was criticized for lacking morals, values, and ethics. I'm feeding that angry feminist reading of my work." - Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook

"Love is the fundamental building block of all human relationships. It will greatly impact our values and morals. Love is the important ingredient in one's search for meaning." - Gary Chapman

"If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world." - Kofi Annan

"There's a big difference between motivation and inspiration: Inspire through values and motivation takes care of itself." - Tony Hsieh

"Ads sell a great deal more than products. They sell values, images, and concepts of success and worth." - Brene Brown

"We cannot preserve philanthropic and charitable values if we detach them completely from our fundamental personal beliefs and convictions." - Robert L. Payton

"Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that it can is the stupidest and most pernicious illusion." - Allan Bloom

"Focusing on values does not simplify your life. It gives meaning and direction-and a lot more complexity." - David Allen

"When values, thoughts, feelings, and actions are in alignment, a person becomes focused and character is strengthened." - John C Maxwell

"Traditional American values: Genocide, aggression, conformity, emotional repression, hypocrisy, and the worship of comfort and consumer goods." - George Carlin

"Whoever tries to understand the Human Values of Truth, Righteous conduct, Peace, Love and Non-violence properly, who practises these values and propagates them with zeal and sincerity can alone be described as a truly educated person." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Most gods have the morals of a spoiled child." - Robert A Heinlein

"Bad taste is a species of bad morals." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Good manners are a part of good morals." - Richard Whately

"Morals today are corrupted by our worship of riches." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Caring. And reading the Bible, learning about God, Jesus, love. He said, 'Bring on the children', 'Imitate the children', 'Be like the children' and 'Take care of others.' Take care of old people. And we were raised with those values. Those are very important values and my family and I we were raised with those values and they continue strong in us today." - Michael Jackson

"A man may not transgress the bounds of major morals, but may make errors in minor morals." - Confucius

"The best laws cannot make a constitution work in spite of morals; morals can turn the worst laws to advantage." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"Morals aren't just for when it's easy, Anita. They aren't morals if you throw them aside every time it's convenient." - Laurell K Hamilton

"What has human happiness to do with morals? The object of morals is not to make people happy." - Bertrand Russell

"The family has always been the cornerstone of American society. Our families nurture, preserve, and pass on to each succeeding generation the values we share and cherish, values that are the foundation of our freedoms." - Ronald Reagan

"Most of the time it is a good job and a good honour to fight against people's values, because most of the time people's values are irrational and absurd!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"A unitary urbanism - the synthesis of art and technology that we call for - must be constructed according to certain new values of life, values which now need to be distinguished and disseminated." - Gil J Wolman

"Responsible Development shares many practices with XP but the roots are different. Responsible Development's values are honesty, transparency, accountability and responsibility. These lead me to pairing, test-first, incremental design, continuous integration and so on because they support the values." - Kent Beck

"Man's sense of values is so degraded that he does not revere the Geetha, as much as he values and scans the pages of the daily newspaper. This is to be attributed to sheer ignorance and perversity, or pitiable fate." - Sathya Sai Baba

"There are a few rules I know to be true about love and marriage... Your values must be alike. And the biggest one of those values, Mitch?" Yes? "Your belief in the importance of your marriage." - Mitch Albom

"Your personal core values define who you are, and a company's core values ultimately define the company's character and brand. For individuals, character is destiny. For organizations, culture is destiny." - Tony Hsieh

"We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values." - John F Kennedy

"Real democracy is only possible when people truly imbibe democratic principles and respect ethical values above everything else." - Nirmala Srivastava

"I certainly hope the strengths and values of this country hold up to comparison to other cultures." - Bill Vaughan

"Any society that values wealth above freedom will lose its freedom, and will ultimately lose its wealth as well" - W Somerset Maugham

"A good scientist values criticism almost higher than friendship: no, in science criticism is the height and measure of friendship." - Francis Crick

"Million Dollar Arm touches on many of the Safe At Home Foundations core values, such as children, teamwork and family." - Joe Torre

"Postmodernity is the simultaneity of the destruction of earlier values and their reconstruction. It is renovation within ruination." - Jean Baudrillard

"Religious insights and values are just as important today as they were 50 or 100 years ago." - Dallin H. Oaks

"Stories are attempts to share our values and beliefs. Storytelling is worthwhile when it tells what we stand for." - Simon Sinek

"Values exist in a transcendental realm, beyond space and time. They can neither be fought for, nor destroyed." - Enoch Powell

"I am a very strict vegetarian. ...I just really, really love animals, and I act on my values." - Natalie Portman

"The best values today are often found in the stocks that were once hot and have since gone cold." - Benjamin Graham

"President Obama's actions are an unconscionable betrayal of America's fundamental values and a profound insult to the oppressed Cuban people." - Mario Diaz-Balart

"Reality is only a dream, based on values and well worn principles, whereas the dream goes on forever." - Ian Curtis



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