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In my time, we served with noble and ethical leaders: Gerry Ford, Bob Michael, John Rhodes, men of impeccable honesty. We didn't have anybody locked up for a violation of ethics.
Now the relation which, in the sphere of nature, being and semblance or sensation bear to one another in this antithesis, is the same as that which in ethics exists between good and pleasure or feeling.
Campaign finance and ethics reform only works if it curtails all special interest groups equally and does not carve out any exceptions to benefit one party or another. 'Pay to play' reform was passed to limit the influence of big spending contractors over the public officials from whom they are trying to obtain work.
Thomas Kean, Jr.
I think the ethics and morals of genetic engineering are very complicated. It intrigues me.
I filed the ethics complaint against Tom DeLay not because I'm a Democrat and he's a Republican or even because he drew me out of my congressional seat but because he engaged in corruption to further his plans to disenfranchise voters in Texas.
There's been a sea change in our focus on corporate ethics. We've made more progress in the last three years than the previous 30.
I think ethics is always there; it's not always a very thoughtful or reflective ethics.
In ethics, there is a humility; moralists are usually righteous.
Things change so fast, you can't use 1971 ethics on someone born in 1971.
I think Kenny Chesney or Garth Brooks would be the coolest duet partners. I look up to them so much for their work ethics.
It is often said by religious people that without its framework, there is no sense of right or wrong. My view is that religion comes after ethics.
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.
I don't think there's anything in the compromise that means that there's a clash of ethics.
Even at school I studied ethics instead of religion.
What's troubling is that the Republicans to defend Mr. DeLay are weakening the ethics process.
Interest in business ethics courses has surged, and student activities at leading business schools are more focused than ever before on making business serve long-term social values.
It's because I work in ethics, and, more specifically, applied ethics, that I think it's important that if you have things to say that you think are right and you think could make the world a better place, it's important that many people read about them.
We see things like reciprocity which are fairly central to our view of ethics. But if you're talking about a set of worked-out rules on what we are supposed to do then, yes, it is a human product.
New York state ethics rules prohibit lawyers from soliciting gifts from clients 'for the benefit of the lawyer or a person related to the lawyer.'
The best cinema is about ethics.
I am an on-and-off vegetarian. Sometimes on, mostly off. I think it is better to be a vegetarian but occasionally, the call of the hot dog overpowers my ethics.
Jonathan Safran Foer
If your ethics in the military, in your training, is going to be counterminded by a one-hour weekly television show, we've got a really big problem.
It seems that if you put people on paper and move them through time, you cannot help but talk about ethics, because the ethical realm exists nowhere if not here: in the consequences of human actions as they unfold in time, and the multiple interpretive possibility of those actions.
Ethics is not routinely taught to science students except in medicine, and I think it should be.
As Americans, we're not sure we share values. We're sometimes even afraid to use the word 'values.' We talk about teaching ethics in schools - people say, 'What ethics? Whose ethics? Maybe we can't.' And they confuse that with teaching of religion.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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