Work Ethics Quotes

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” – Abraham Lincoln

A people that values its

“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.” – Confucius

“The involuntary character of psychiatric treatment is at odds with the spirit and ethics of medicine itself.” – Kate Millett

“Dangerous consequences will follow when politicians and rulers forget moral principles. Whether we believe in God or karma, ethics is the foundation of every religion.” – Dalai Lama

“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

“The time is always right to do what is right.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ethics is knowing the

“Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.” – Potter Stewart

“Relativity applies to physics, not ethics.” – Albert Einstein

“Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.” – Calvin Coolidge

“Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.” – Aristotle

“Grub first, then ethics.” – Bertolt Brecht

“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” – Thomas Jefferson

“My personal philosophy of life is one of ethics” – Alva Myrdal

Nothing that is morally

“Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.” – William E. Gladstone

“Integrity: A name is the blueprint of the thing we call character. You ask, What’s in a name? I answer, Just about everything you do.” – Morris Mandel

“Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs, doctrines – these are of trifling import. All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm.” – Henry Miller

“The first and only principle of sexual ethics: the accuser is always in the wrong.” – Theodor Adorno

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

“In literature as in ethics, there is danger, as well as glory, in being subtle. Aristocracy isolates us.” – Charles Baudelaire

“What’s troubling is that the Republicans to defend Mr. DeLay are weakening the ethics process.” – Barney Frank

“Medicine rests upon four pillars – philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics.” – Paracelsus

Nothing is less important

“Nothing is less important than which fork you use. Etiquette is the science of living. It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor.” – Emily Post

“More often there’s a compromise between ethics and expediency.” – Peter Singer

“Even at school I studied ethics instead of religion.” – Ville Valo

“Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.” – George Washington

“According to our Christian ethics, we’re supposed to love God, love each other and help take care of the poor. It is immoral to charge somebody making $5,000 an income tax.” – Bob Riley

“While we are guarding the country, we must accept being the guardian of the finest ethics. The country needs it and we must do it.” – Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.

“Nothing gets a bigger laugh than when you refer to things like ethics or human rights.” – Ron Silver

“In many ways, our campaign this year will be the same as last time: We’re still going to focus on fixing up basics and cleaning up ethics at City Hall.” – Laura Miller

“Ethically, I think pretty much every code of ethics for doctors suggests that they should not be in an interrogation room, particularly if there’s anything coercive or abusive going on.” – Jane Mayer

We need a tougher

“We need a tougher enforcement program and, most importantly, we need to fix the badly broken ethics system.” – Marty Meehan

“The technological way of thinking has infected even ethics, which is supposed to be thinking about the good.” – Leon Kass

“Some of you read with me 40 years ago a portion of Aristotle’s Ethics, a selection of passages that describe his idea of happiness. You may not remember too well.” – Charles Van Doren

“Now it’s time to focus on basics for people in our neighborhoods… and real ethics reform at City Hall.” – Laura Miller

“There’s been a sea change in our focus on corporate ethics. We’ve made more progress in the last three years than the previous 30.” – Steve Odland

“I think the ethics and morals of genetic engineering are very complicated. It intrigues me.” – Roger Spottiswoode

“I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.” – George Washington

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