Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last.
So they've put her away in a deep dark cell, Until her life be over
And what is the moral of the whole damn show, I wish I could discover.
Most worrying for me in China is the stoking up of nationalist sentiment as an alternative to, I think, moral fervor that used to accompany Communism. I hope that the Chinese authorities will be careful about that.
People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place.
We're trying to give them all of the moral support we can,
The message is that the D.C. City Council is not trying to judge our community. It's not trying to make this a moral issue. I think they're being very open with the equality.
A rational process is a moral process. You may make an error at any step of it, with nothing to protect you but your own severity, or you may try to cheat, to fake the evidence and evade the effort of the quest but if devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality, then there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of devotion than the act of a man who assumes the responsibility of thinking.
During adult-hood, along with the earning of wealth and involvement in the improvement of Society, attention must be paid to the promotion and preservation of virtues and to the observance of moral codes.
A viewer who skips the advertising is the moral equivalent of a shoplifter.
There honestly is no real justice other than God's that could be adequate to punish you for your crimes against humanity and the moral society we live in.
Our culture is in moral chaos. On TV we celebrate freaks instead of honest, decent people.
I regret that the moral smugness, ideological rigidity and marginalized nature of the peace lobby have left the American public without a credible opposition that can reasonably examine the strategic choices that most certainly await us down the road,
When you introduce a moral lesson, let it be brief.
The feminist anti-pornography movement, no less than the feminist movement of a century ago, encourages the assumption that male and female sexuality, and possibly morality, are as unlike as yin and yang.
Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice.
I cannot here avoid giving my most decided sufferage in favour of the moral qualities of maniacs. I have no where met, excepting in romances, with fonder husbands, more affectionate parents, more impassioned ... than in the lunatic asylum, during their intervals of calmness and reason.
I have carefully and regularly perused the Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion that the volume contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been written.
When I was a little kid, I fished real worms to catch fish and my nickname was Wormy. The worms also kept the girls away. Then when I discovered girls, I switched to flies thinking the girls would go fishing with me. That didn't work either Not long after that, I changed my nickname from WORMY to Fly Fishing Man and started fishing flies. The girls fell all over me, but then I couldn't catch any fish. Moral of the story Young Man, Don't Give Up Your Worms Too Soon
We learned in World War II that no single nation holds a monopoly on wisdom, morality or right to power, but that we must fight for the weak and promote democracy.
This is someone who has a very stringent morality, and believes the system works, and has been deeply, deeply disappointed, and hurt, by it. You know, so she's in a very different place in life.
I've been opposed to it from the beginning, ... The argument is that our gas tax is lower than our surrounding states, so I have a moral obligation to pay 5 cents more a gallon. When I'm watching that little meter spin around, I don't really feel all that morally obligated to pay more.
We forfeited the moral leadership of this world, a position that we had been in since the end of World War I, when George Bush went into Iraq unilaterally,
Patriotism varies, from a noble devotion to a moral lunacy
Fundamentalists are panicked by the apparent disintegration of the family, the disappearance of certainty and the decay of morality. Fear leads them to ask, if we cannot trust the Bible, what can we trust?
Men of authority and influence may promote good morals. Let them in their several stations encourage virtue . . . let them favor and take part in any plans which may be formed for the advancement of morality.
That looks like some sort of prelude to the rather drawn out and bloody removal of troops. Therein hangs a moral tale A war that was wrongfully begun, do we have a moral obligation to see it to its end
Admiral Stockdale challenged the human limits of moral courage, physical endurance and intellectual bravery, emerging victorious as a legendary beacon for all to follow,
He was the guy who by his heroic actions gave a morality and dignity to the American military effort.
Our morality does not allow us to desert our friends,
I don't believe this government has the moral authority to govern.