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Best Quotes About Ethics

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A list of the best ethics quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous ethics quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic ethics quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about ethics?" and "What are inspirational ethics quotes?"

This list includes notable ethics quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest ethics quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite ethics sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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    Immanuel Kant

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    "No ethos, pursued without thought or mercy, is ethical." Janet Morris

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    What’s holding us up then? I’ve had my fill of babies and monks and twaddle. Let’s get out into the World and see what wrongs we can find to right.” She grinned. “Or vice versa.” Janet Morris

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    William Shakespeare

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    Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right. William Ewart Gladstone

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    Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics -- a rational ethics -- as a precondition of rebirth. Ayn Rand

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    Only so much can be borne from men, so much from gods Janet Morris

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    Gods and politics are the tools with which the godless and unprincipled manipulate the gullible. Janet Morris

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    new! Life was never simple, happiness never where you thought you'd left it, and right and wrong no more fixed than clouds in the sky Janet Morris

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    Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God. George Washington

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    The character ethic, which I believe to be the foundation of success, teaches that there are basic principles of effective living, and that people can only experience true success and enduring happiness as they learn and integrate these principles into their basic character. Stephen Covey

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    "Her idea of who's worth what ain't mine." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Actually, there is only one first question of government, and it is How should we live? or What kind of people do we want our citizens to be? George Will

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    No artist has ethical sympathies. An ethical sympathy in an artist is an unpardonable mannerism of style. Oscar Wilde

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    “And therein shines one major definition of what it meant to be Clinton D. Powell: someone who looked for, trusted in, and helped empower (if you will) the best in others. It takes a lot of beautiful love, uncommon sincerity, and spitfire courage to do that.” Aberjhani

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    Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself. Bertrand Russell

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

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    I say statecraft is soulcraft. Just as all education is moral education because learning conditions conduct, most legislation is moral legislations because it conditions the action and the thought of the nation in broad and important spheres in life. George Will

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