I'm as pure as the driven slush.
We moralize among ruins.
However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
There is nothing so bad but it can masquerade as moral.
We have in fact, two kinds of morality, side by side: one that we preach, but do not practice, and another that we practice, but seldom preach.
Don't be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so.
The essence of morality is a questioning about morality; and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to look for the origin of the opposition between good and evil.
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
Moral choices do not depend on personal preference and private decision but on right reason and, I would add, divine order.
To give a man full knowledge of morality, I would send him to no other book than the New Testament.
The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and fatigued by the struggle with want, to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error.
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. So aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.