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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 ethics quotes from that same writer.

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

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Gods and politics are the tool... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
Gods and politics are the tools with which the godless and unprincipled manipulate the gullible. Janet Morris

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The Quality of Mercy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
The Quality of Mercy William Shakespeare

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What’s holding us up then? I’v... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
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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Only so much can be borne from... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
Only so much can be borne from men, so much from gods Janet Morris

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

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Life was never simple, happine... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
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 whi... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
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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"What we hold sacred is honor, justice, and glory. You need not swear allegiance to our storm god, to serve with us. Fighters are among us from many lands, with many gods and many beliefs. Believe as you will. What is between a man and his god is theirs alone to say." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Two things fill the mind with ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe... Immanuel Kant

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Nothing that is morally wrong ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right. William Ewart Gladstone

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Ethics and equity and the prin... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar. D. H. Lawrence

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Every aspect of Western cultur... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
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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Actually, there is only one fi... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
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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The character ethic, which I b... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
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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No artist has ethical sympathi... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
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 ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
“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... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself. Bertrand Russell

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I say statecraft is soulcraft.... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Quotes About Ethics
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