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    "I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."

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    • Morality is herd instinct in the individual.
      The Gay Science, section 116, by Friedrich Nietzsche
    • Taste is not only a part and index of morality, it is the only morality. The first, and last, and closest trial question to any living creature is "What do you like?" Tell me what you like, I'll tell you what you are.
    • The people who are regarded as moral luminaries are those who forego ordinary pleasures themselves and find compensation in interfering with the pleasures of others.
    • We have, in fact, two kinds of morality side by side: one which we preach but do not practice, and another which we practice but seldom preach.
      Sceptical Essays (1928), "Eastern and Western Ideals of Happiness", by Bertrand Russell
    • Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them.
    • The soul is the captain and ruler of the life of morals.
    • Compassion is the basis of all morality.
    • An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
      Man and Superman (1903) act 3, by George Bernard Shaw
    • If your morals make you dreary, depend on it , they are wrong.
    • Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
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