Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Right and Wrong.

The repository contains 35 quotes in the category “Right and Wrong.”
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If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won’t amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.

President Abraham Lincoln
1809 — 1865

Oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.

William Shakespeare
1564 — 1616

Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.

William Shakespeare
1564 — 1616

Measure for Measure

Nothing is more terrible than ignorance in action.

Goethe
1749 — 1832

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

Have you ever known a time when there was so much talk about ethics -- or so little practice of it?

Thomas Sowell
1930 —     

Conscience is the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

Consience is the mother-in-law whose visit never ends.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

One who condones evils is just as guilty as the one who perpetrates it.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1929 — 1968

When I’m caught between two evils, I generally take the one I’ve never tried before.

Mae West
1893 — 1980

No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolute honesty whether in a similar situation he might not have done the same.

Victor Frankl
1905 — 1997

There is nothing that does so much harm as good intentions.

Milton Friedman
1912 — 2006

Two wrongs may not make a right, but a thousand wrongs make a writer.

Dennis Miller
1953 —     

Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.

Josh Billings
1818 — 1885

To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.

G. K. Chesterton
1874 — 1936

If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination.

Thomas De Quincey
1785 — 1859

Man is an intellectual giant but a moral dwarf.

Idjave Edewor

Temptation usually comes in through a door that has deliberately been left open.

Arnold H. Glasgow

Act so that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.

Immanuel Kant
1724 — 1804

To educate a man in mind and not morals is to educate a menace to society.

Bishop Eddie L. Long

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