Ethics Quotes and Sayings

Anything you lose automatically doubles in value.

Submitted by: Carlito on May 22, 2011

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.

Submitted by: Miguel Santos on August 3, 2009

The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.

A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
– Baltasar Gracian

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Albert Camus

Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision.
– Hsi-Tang Chih Tsang

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

We may pretend that we are basically moral people who make mistakes, but the whole of history proves otherwise
– Terry Hands

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

There is nothing right and wrong until anyone defines it.

Submitted by: zaman ali on August 17, 2017

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

It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
– Roy Disney

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

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

Relativity applies to physics, not ethics.
Albert Einstein

The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
– Henry Louis Mencken

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…it has no survival value; rather, it is one of those things that give value to survival.
C.S. Lewis

The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.
Albert Einstein


All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.
Edmund Burke

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
– Warren Buffett

The meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.
Albert Schweitzer

Good and bad lies within and without one other loses its mean and essence.
– Zaman Ali

Submitted by: Zaman Ali on April 28, 2018

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