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MORALITY
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[ Also see Behavior Character Christianity Conduct Decency Duty Ethics Excellence Goodness Honesty Honor Immorality Manners Morals Principles Propriety Right Righteousness Sophistry Vice Virtue ]

I'm one of the undeserving poor . . . up ugen middle-class morality all the time . . . . What is middle-class morality? Just an excuse for never giving me anything.
      - George Bernard Shaw

Morality consists in suspecting other people of not being legally married.
      - George Bernard Shaw

The nations morals are like its teeth, the more decayed they are the more it hurts to touch them.
      - George Bernard Shaw

The word morality, if we met it in the Bible, would surprise us as much as the word telephone or motor car.
      - George Bernard Shaw, Fanny's First Play
         (preface)

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
      - George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened, and decorated by the intellect of man.
      - Charles Sumner

The system of morality to be gathered from the ancient sages falls very short of that delivered in the gospel.
      - Jonathan Swift

Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
      - Henry David Thoreau

All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
      - Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire)

Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
      - George Washington

Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
      - George Washington

A man who moralizes is usually a hypocrite, and a woman who moralizes is invariably plain.
      - Oscar Wilde (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde)

His morality is all sympathy, just what morality should be.
      - Oscar Wilde (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde)

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we dislike.
      - Oscar Wilde (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde)


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