|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| Kant, as we all know, compared moral law to the starry heavens, and found them both sublime. On the naturalistic hypothesis we should rather compare it to the protective blotches on a beetles back, and find them both ingenious.|
Arthur J. BalfourFoundations of Belief.
| No mere man since the Fall, is able in this life perfectly to keep the Commandments.|
Book of Common Prayer. Shorter Catechism.
|Rough Johnson, the great moralist.|
ByronDon Juan. Canto XIII. St. 7.
| Tut, tut, child, said the Duchess. Everythings got a moral if only you can find it.|
Lewis CarrollAlice in Wonderland. Ch. VIII.
| The Bearings of this observation lays in the application on it.|
DickensDombey and Son. Ch. XXIII.
| The moral system of the universe is like a document written in alternate ciphers, which change from line to line.|
FroudeShort Studies on Great Subjects. Calvinism.
| Morality, when vigorously alive, sees farther than intellect, and provides unconsciously for intellectual difficulties.|
FroudeShort Studies on Great Subjects. Divus Cæsar.
| Dr. Johnsons morality was as English an article as a beefsteak.|
HawthorneOur Old Home. Lichfield and Uttoxeter.
| Turning the other cheek is a kind of moral jiu-jitsu.|
Gerald Stanley LeeCrowds. Bk. IV. Ch. X.
| Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning,an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.|
LongfellowKavanagh. Ch. XIII.
| We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.|
MacaulayOn Moores Life of Lord Byron. (1830).
|I find the doctors and the sages|
Have differd in all climes and ages,
And two in fifty scarce agree
On what is pure morality.