Ethics Quotes and Sayings
Anything you lose automatically doubles in value.
Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.
– C.S. Lewis
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
– Albert Einstein
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
– Thomas Jefferson
Non- violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
– Thomas A. Edison
Always do right – this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
– Mark Twain
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do, the hard part is doing it.
The time is always right to do what is right.
– Martin Luther King Jr.
A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
– Albert Camus
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.
– George Eliot
A man does what he must – in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures – and that is the basis of all human morality.
– John F. Kennedy
Being good is good business
– Anita Roddick
We may pretend that we are basically moral people who make mistakes, but the whole of history proves otherwise
– Terry Hands
It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
– Roy Disney
Without ethics, man has no future. This is to say, mankind without them cannot be itself. Ethics determine choices and actions and suggest difficult priorities.
– John Berger
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
– Immanuel Kant
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
– Baltasar Gracian
No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
– W. Clement Stone