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A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.
Albert Schweitzer
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Albert Camus
Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.
Albert Schweitzer
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
Albert Schweitzer
Grub first, then ethics.
Bertolt Brecht
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.
Albert Schweitzer
I consider ethics, as well as religion, as supplements to law in the government of man.
Thomas Jefferson
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.
Albert Einstein
I have but one system of ethics for men and for nations - to be grateful, to be faithful to all engagements under all circumstances, to be open and generous, promoting in the long run even the interests of both; and I am sure it promotes their happin
Thomas Jefferson
If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.
Moliere
If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-night useless, since their chief purpose is to make us bear with patience the injustice of our fellows.
Moliere
If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it, they are wrong
Robert Louis Stevenson
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Integrity has no need of rules.
Albert Camus
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Samuel Johnson
It appears to me that in Ethics, as in all other philosophical studies, the difficulties and disagreements, of which history is full, are mainly due to a very simple cause: namely to the attempt to answer questions, without first discovering precisel
George Moore
It is the mark of the cultured man that he is aware of the fact that equality is an ethical and not a biological principle
Ashley Montagu
Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.
Albert Schweitzer
Morals are an acquirement - like music, like a foreign language, like piety, poker, paralysis - no man is born with them.
Mark Twain
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
Isaac Asimov
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