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Without moral progress, stimulated by faith in God, immorality in all its forms will proliferate and strangle goodness and human decency. Mankind will not be able to fully express the potential nobility of the human soul unless faith in God is strengthened.
James E. Faust
Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible.
I was raised by my parents to believe that you had a moral obligation to try and help save the world.
The idea of democracy has been stripped of it moral imperatives and come to denote hollowness and hypocrisy.
I think we need to take responsibility for the things we put on this planet, and also take responsibility for the things we take off the planet. We need to have limiters on how far we allow ourselves to go - ethical, moral limiters.
I don't think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing.
With the monstrous weapons man already has, humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world by its moral adolescents.
Omar N. Bradley
Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands.
Daniel J. Boorstin
I think a lot of moral debates are not over what is the basis of justice, but who gets a ticket to play in the game.
Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration.
Our moral traditions developed concurrently with our reason, not as its product.
Friedrich August von Hayek
I'm very disappointed in my country right now, because I think we've kind of lost our moral compass.
The ones I pity are the ones who never stick out their neck for something they believe, never know the taste of moral struggle, and never have the thrill of victory.
To be civilized is to be potentially master of all possible ideas, and that means that one has got beyond being shocked, although one preserves one's own moral aesthetic preferences.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Equity feminism is a moral doctrine about equal treatment that makes no commitments regarding open empirical issues in psychology or biology.
We've come a long way in our thinking, but also in our moral decay. I can't imagine Dr. King watching the 'Real Housewives' or 'Jersey Shore.'
Samuel L. Jackson
If a policy is wrongheaded, feckless and corrupt, I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it's fixed.
I have reached the conclusion that those who have physical courage also have moral courage. Physical courage is a great test.
Without transformation, you can assume you're at a high moral, spiritual level just because you call yourself Lutheran or Methodist or Catholic. I think my great disappointment as a priest has been to see how little actual spiritual curiosity there is in so many people.
The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and peace are deep-seated and powerful. They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.
Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened.
Madame de Stael
I can tell you all kinds of moral tales, but fashion and reality are vaguely different.
We can't stop talking about the importance of our values and our culture. We can't stop talking about them because the moral well-being of our people is directly linked to their economic well-being.
The moral case for individual initiative in a free economy holds that people have a God-given right to use their creativity to produce things that improve our lives.
I think if you look at people, whether in business or government, who haven't had any moral compass, who've just changed to say whatever they thought the popular thing was, in the end they're losers.
John F. Kennedy
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