Robert L. Peters

21 January 2013

On morality…


Compassion is the basis of morality.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.

— Henry David Thoreau

Force always attracts men of low morality.

— Albert Einstein

Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.

— Mahatma Gandhi

The greatest tragedy in mankind’s entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.

— Arthur C. Clarke

The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.

— Dietrich Bonhoeffer

We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.

— Jane Austen

Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.

— Albert Schweitzer

To love our neighbour as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.

— John Locke

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