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I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with; something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace; some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.

The aim of morality is to give people a standard of action and a motive to work by which, they will not intensify each person's selfishness, but raise them up above it.
Morality is suspecting other people of not being legally married.
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
The new so called morality has too often the old immorality condoned.
The biggest threat to our well-being is the absence of moral clarity and purpose.
Mercy to living beings, self restraint, truth, honesty, chastity and contentment, right faith and knowledge, and austerity are but the entourage of morality.
Moral indignation in most cases is, 2% moral, 48% indignation, and 50% envy.
Unfortunately, moral beauty in art -- like physical beauty in a person -- is extremely perishable. It is nowhere so durable as artistic or intellectual beauty. Moral beauty has a tendency to decay very rapidly into sententiousness or untimeliness.
Our whole life is startlingly moral. There is never an instant's truce between virtue and vice.
Many people convince themselves if it is economically necessary, it's morally right. That's not always the case.
Nobody seriously questions the principle that it is the function of mass culture to maintain public morale, and certainly nobody in the mass audience objects to having his morale maintained.
To set up as a standard of public morality a notion which can neither be defined nor conceived is to open the door to every kind of tyranny.
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
The person who still blushes is not yet a degenerate.
There is no such thing as morality or immorality in thought. There is immoral emotion.
Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have.
A moral lesson is better expressed in short sayings than in long discourse.
The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish, when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are always and invariably futile.

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