Principles Quotes (743 quotes)
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.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "principles" Showing of If at my convenience I might break them, what would be their worth? They are easier to fight for than principles. It was, if I can phrase it like this, a matter of everything I hated versus everything I loved. In the hate column: dictatorship, religion, stupidity, demagogy, censorship, bullying, and intimidation.
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. That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly.