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Ethics Quotes

Ethics can be thought of a moral responsibility or set of principles that help in differentiating between right and wrong for an individual, a group, or an organization. Ethics play a crucial role in our routine and provide a framework for making decisions. Ethics are a set of rules/guidelines based on the theme 'honesty' and at the same time also look into the well-being of a firm. Ethics help in disciplining an individual and guide him in the right direction, be it his career or life, in general. Adopting ethics also helps people in refraining from wrongdoings.

The whole point of incorporating ethics is to have the right attitude, right behavior, respect for others, and effective communication. Due to a complex society with significant moral concepts, the management of any organization tends to adopt a few ethical codes. These ethics turn out to be one of the fundamental requirements needed to run an organization. Professional ethics plays a crucial role in everyone’s life as we all know learning starts at home. It would be difficult for an individual without personal ethics to follow professional or business ethics. Browse through these famous ethics quotes and moral values quotations to learn more about the topic.

D. H. Lawrence

Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.

Albert Camus

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.

Walter Winchell

Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.

Jorge Luis Borges

One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I am speaking of the infinite.

Albert Schweitzer

The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.

Albert Schweitzer

Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.

Albert Schweitzer

Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.

Jorge Luis Borges

There is a concept that is the corrupter and destroyer of all others. I speak not of Evil, whose limited empire is that of ethics; I speak of the infinite.

Albert Schweitzer

I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics.

Albert Schweitzer

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.

Compassion Living
Carl Sandburg

I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn't learned a thing I didn't know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct.

Robin Williams

Having George W. Bush giving a lecture on business ethics is like having a leper give you a facial, it just doesn't work!

Henry Miller

Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs, doctrines - these are of trifling import. All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm.

Charles Baudelaire

In literature as in ethics, there is danger, as well as glory, in being subtle. Aristocracy isolates us.

Bertrand Russell

Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.

Ayn Rand

Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth.

As Americans, we're not sure we share values. We're sometimes even afraid to use the word 'values.' We talk about teaching ethics in schools - people say, 'What ethics? Whose ethics? Maybe we can't.' And they confuse that with teaching of religion.

People Religion