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My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white
Monty Python

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Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Hell hath no fury like a vested interest masquerading as a moral principle.

If you're anti-abortion and pro capital punishment, you are only arguing about the timing.

It requires less mental effort to condemn than to think.
Emma Goldman (1869-1940)

It's hard to feel morally superior to a person who gets up earlier than you do.

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
H.G. Wells (1866-1946)

Morality is doing right, no matter what you are told; religion is doing what you are told, no matter what is right.

Morality is the weakness of the mind.
Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891)

Most gods have the manners and morals of a spoiled child.
Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988)

None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors; the records do not show that Adam and Eve were married.
E.W. Howe (1853-1937)

Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956)

The Moral Majority is neither.

Though I am not what I ought to be, nor what I wish to be, nor what I hope to be, I can truly say, I am not what I once was.
John Newton (1725-1807)

True morality makes fun of morality.
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

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