Principles Quotes (743 quotes)
Quotes about life, principles and morals to live by
Quotations about Integrity. Never rob your character to enrich your pocket. No man ought to be foolish enough to think that he understands it all. And, therefore, I am glad that there are some simple things in the world. One of the simple things is principle. Honesty is a perfectly simple thing. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.
He may not seem such a good friend after telling. But if you must lie, lie in the arms of the one you love. If you must steal, steal away from bad company. If you must cheat, cheat death. And if you must drink, drink in the moments that take your breath away.
Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing. The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better. Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth. A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money. You can't be too careful what you tell a child because you never know what he'll take hold of and spend the rest of his life remembering you by.
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Follow us! Tags: Henry Ward Beecher. A man with honest principles and a good conscience, is invulnerable against the attacks of treachery and deception. Even an evil man can have principles--he can be true to his own evil, which is not always so easy. Tags: Norman Mailer. We all live in the protection of certain cowardices which we call our principles. A principle that can't bear being laughed at, frowned on, and cold-shouldered, isn't worthy of the name.