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I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
Thomas A. Edison
Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules.
Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth.
History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
B. R. Ambedkar
Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.
Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics.
The time has come for all evangelists to practice full financial disclosure. The world is watching how we walk and how we talk. We must have the highest standards of morality, ethics and integrity if we are to continue to have influence.
The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
B. R. Ambedkar
Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn't learned a thing I didn't know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct.
I'm very much a Christian in ideals and ethics, especially in terms of belief in fairness, a deep set obligation to others, and the virtues of charity, tolerance and generosity that we associate with traditional Christian teaching.
E. O. Wilson
Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.
David Herbert Lawrence
Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs, doctrines - these are of trifling import. All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm.
Convinced as I am and as I am from my government that the world needs a new moral architecture over all I believe that this should be the first topic to debate in our world of today, ethics, moral.
The first and only principle of sexual ethics: the accuser is always in the wrong.
Having George W. Bush giving a lecture on business ethics is like having a leper give you a facial, it just doesn't work!
Of course art world ethics are important. But museums are no purer than any other institution or business. Academics aren't necessarily more high-minded than gallerists.
For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men.
We have got to change our ethics and our financial system and our whole way of understanding the world. It has to be a world in which people live rather than die; a sustainable world. It could be great.
Grub first, then ethics.
One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I am speaking of the infinite.
Jorge Luis Borges
In literature as in ethics, there is danger, as well as glory, in being subtle. Aristocracy isolates us.
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