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The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion. - Sir Arthur C. Clarke


Physical science will not console me for the ignorance of morality in the time of affliction. But the science of ethics will always console me for the ignorance of the physical sciences. - Blaise Pascal


To set up as a standard of public morality a notion which can neither be defined nor conceived is to open the door to every kind of tyranny. - Simone Weil


The vanity of the sciences. Physical science will not console me for the ignorance of morality in the time of affliction. But the science of ethics will always console me for the ignorance of the physical sciences. - Blaise Pascal


If it were not somewhat fanciful to suppose that every human excellence is presented, as it were, in one kind of being, we might believe that the whole treasure of morality and order is enshrined in the female character. - Baron Wilhelm von Humboldt


People these days are reluctant to read the canonical texts, but they love fiction. Not all fiction, mind you, for they are sick of exemplary themes and far prefer the obscene and fantastic. How low contemporary morals have sunk! Anyone concerned about public morality will want to retrieve the situation.' (The Carnal Prayer Mat) - Li Yu


To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties. For he who renounces everything no indemnity is possible. Such a renunciation is incompatible with man's nature; to remove all liberty from his will is to remove all morality from his acts. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau


All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God. - Voltaire