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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.
I admire the military. I guess in a world of villains and heroes, they're my heroes. Their dedication, their commitment, their discipline, their code of ethics.
Ethics are not necessarily to do with being law-abiding. I am very interested in the moral path, doing the right thing.
Apart from values and ethics which I have tried to live by, the legacy I would like to leave behind is a very simple one - that I have always stood up for what I consider to be the right thing, and I have tried to be as fair and equitable as I could be.
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
To me, it really seems visible today that ethics is not something exterior to the economy, which, as technical matter, could function on its own; rather, ethics is an interior principle of the economy itself, which cannot function if it does not take account of the human values of solidarity and reciprocal responsibility.
Pope Benedict XVI
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
The more moral the people are in their business dealings, the less paperwork you need, the more handshakes you can have, the more the wheels of capitalism work better because there's trust in the marketplace. Business ethics is not a joke. And, in fact, I think most businesses that I've dealt with encourage exactly that type of behavior.
Corporate executives and business owners need to realize that there can be no compromise when it comes to ethics, and there are no easy shortcuts to success. Ethics need to be carefully sown into the fabric of their companies.
Having George W. Bush giving a lecture on business ethics is like having a leper give you a facial, it just doesn't work!
I don't believe in God. I do believe in Judaism. I believe in ethics, morals.
Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
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
Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules.
Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.
Medicine rests upon four pillars - philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics.
Great people have great values and great ethics.
If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself - your ethics, character, principles, purpose, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you, and 15% managing your peers.
Basically, to lead without a title is to derive your power within the organisation not from your position but from your competence, effectiveness, relationships, excellence, innovation and ethics.
Robin S. Sharma
Without ethics, man has no future. This is to say, mankind without them cannot be itself. Ethics determine choices and actions and suggest difficult priorities.
Those of us who believe in God and derive our sense of right and wrong and ethics from God's Word really have no difficulty whatsoever defining where our ethics come from. People who believe in survival of the fittest might have more difficulty deriving where their ethics come from. A lot of evolutionists are very ethical people.
The first and only principle of sexual ethics: the accuser is always in the wrong.
Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.
D. H. Lawrence
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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