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Moral power is probably best when it is not used.
by Andrew Young

Moral power is probably best when it is not used.
The less you use it the more you have.
- Andrew Young

Related topics: Power

We rise in glory as we sink in pride.
- Andrew Young

I tried.
But not everybody thought so.
- Andrew Young

I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind,
and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind
by thinking rich thoughts.
- Andrew Young

 

Tomorrow is the day when idlers work,
and fool reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
- Andrew Young

Wishing of all strategies, is the worst.
- Andrew Young

My hope for my children must be that they respond to the still,
small voice of God in their own hearts.
- Andrew Young

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Civil rights leaders are involved in helping poor people.
That's what I've been doing all my life.
- Andrew Young

On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired.
- Andrew Young

The commercialization of sport is the democratization of sport.
- Andrew Young

It is a blessing to die for a cause,
because you can so easily die for nothing.
- Andrew Young

Once the Xerox copier was invented, diplomacy died.
- Andrew Young

Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.
- Andrew Young

Look at those they call unfortunate and at a closer view,
you'll find many of them are unwise.
- Andrew Young

No one who's white thinks he's innocent.
No one who's black thinks he's guilty.
- Andrew Young

Influence is like a savings account.
The less you use it, the more you've got.
- Andrew Young

President Jimmy Carter was a citizen soldier.
Ironically, he was considered weak because he didn't
kill anybody and he didn't get anyone killed.
- Andrew Young

To find people who don't want anything is rare.
- Andrew Young

If you're a preacher, you talk for a living,
so even if you don't make sense, you learn to make nonsense eloquently.
- Andrew Young

In a world where change is inevitable and continuous,
the need to achieve that change without violence is essential for survival.
- Andrew Young

I have committed my life to helping the poor,
and I believe that if more companies followed Wal-Mart's
lead in providing opportunity and savings to those who need it most,
more Americans battling poverty would realize the American dream.
- Andrew Young

Moral authority is never retained by
any attempt to hold on to it.
It comes without seeking and
is retained without effort.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Compassion is the universal standard of moral living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The moral arc of the universe
bends at the elbow of justice.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

The perception of beauty is a moral test.
- Henry David Thoreau

The acceptance of oneself is
the essence of the whole moral problem
and the epitome of a whole outlook on life.
- Carl Jung

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Increase of material comforts,
it may be generally laid down,
does not in any way whatsoever
conduce to moral growth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Trust should be the basis for all our moral training.
- Robert Baden-Powell

Our world faces a true planetary emergency.
I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a
challenge to the moral imagination.
- Al Gore

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally
recognized moral qualities of men.
- Confucius

Love is moral even without legal marriage,
but marriage is immoral without love.
- Ellen Key

It is curious - curious that physical courage
should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare
- Mark Twain

The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and
peace are deep-seated and powerful.
They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.
- Arthur Henderson

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's
oldest exercises in moral philosophy;
that is,
the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders,
and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
- James K. Polk

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who
maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
- Dante Alighieri

Music is a moral law.
It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
- Plato

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things.
The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic
feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
- John Stuart Mill

Nature teaches more than she preaches.
There are no sermons in stones.
It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
- John Burroughs

I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion,
as organized in its Churches, has been and still is
the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
- Bertrand Russell

Physical courage, which despises all danger,
will make a man brave in one way; and moral courage,
which despises all opinion, will make a man brave in another.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The moral equation strongly tells everyone who understands freedom,
who understands morality, that Israel is engaging in
a just war in defense of its people and its freedom.
- George Pataki

To imply that religious believers have no right to
engage moral questions in the public square or at the
ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith.
- Maggie Gallagher

After the turbulence of death, moral principles and
even religious proofs are called into question.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life,
the secret of eloquence and of virtue,
and of all moral authority.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a
certain moral character in his fellow citizens,
namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
- Aristotle

All too often arrogance accompanies strength,
and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong.
The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice.
- Theodore Bikel

To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity
has become the moral duty of literature.
- Ernst Fischer

The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend upon numbers.
- William Lloyd Garrison

This Party is a moral crusade or it is nothing.
- Harold Wilson

My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious,
etc.
beliefs don't oppose same-gender marriage.
- Ed Case

Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract -
physical force is directly opposed to morality;
and secondly,
that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?
- Auberon Herbert

Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression
of the highest moral and spiritual ideas,
there music is sublimely strong.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds
is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk.
- Margaret Chase Smith

I have certain moral parameters that I do not cross in writing;
I don't write about adultery or kids having premarital sex.
- Nicholas Sparks

Lenny Bruce is a very moral man trying to improve the
world and trying to make audiences think.
- Dorothy Kilgallen

History and experience tell us that moral progress
comes not in comfortable and complacent times,
but out of trial and confusion.
- Gerald R. Ford

A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral;
and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves,
and of discerning the cause of their oppression.
- Joel Barlow

If we don't believe in moral absolutes and then we
get into a cultural-political debate,
how are we going to win?
- Randall Terry

The security of Israel is a moral imperative for all free peoples.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises
the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived:
the inviolable dignity of human persons.
- Helen Prejean

The most powerful moral influence is example.
- Huston Smith


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