Decency Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Abdulazeez Henry Musa” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency is judged by our actions not by our words.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aeschylus” float=”none” width=”100%”]God’s most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aldous Huxley” float=”none” width=”100%”]The thin and precarious crust of decency is all that separates any civilization, however impressive, from the hell of anarchy or systematic tyranny which lie in wait beneath the surface .[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arthur Machen” float=”none” width=”100%”]Silence is not weakness and decency is not pride.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Barack Obama” float=”none” width=”100%”]Acts of sacrifice and decency without regard to what’s in it for you create ripple effects. Ones that lift up families and communities, that spread opportunity and boost our economy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bill O’Reilly” float=”none” width=”100%”]The measure of a decent human being is how he or she treats the defenseless.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Pinot Duclos” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency is not defined, by statute, but the laws of instinct are stronger.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Christopher Hitchens” float=”none” width=”100%”]Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cicero” float=”none” width=”100%”]Justice consists of doing no one injury, decency in giving no one offense.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cory Booker” float=”none” width=”100%”]Small acts of decency ripple in ways we could never imagine.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”E. J. Dionne” float=”none” width=”100%”]Common decency is a core part of who people are.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francois de la Rochefoucauld” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Bernard Shaw” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency cannot be discussed without indecency![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Bernard Shaw” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency is indecency’s conspiracy of silence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henri” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are those without decency who must be fought without hesitation, without pity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Louis Mencken” float=”none” width=”100%”]Don’t overestimate the decency of the human race.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Marie” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency renders all things tolerable.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kiran Bedi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ethics, decency and morality are the real soldiers.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Louise Colet” float=”none” width=”100%”]The laws of decency enforce themselves.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency and tolerance, to be of any value, must be capable of withstanding the severest strain.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency requires that when a programme is approved by the majority, all should carry it out faithfully.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcus Tullius Cicero” float=”none” width=”100%”]Virtue and decency are so nearly related that it is difficult to separate them from each other but in our imagination.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marguerite Yourcenar” float=”none” width=”100%”]Morals are a matter of private agreement; decency is of public concern.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”May Sarton” float=”none” width=”100%”]One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michel de Montaigne” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency, not to dare to do that in public which it is decent enough to do in private.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mike Klepper” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency is such a rare thing in this world, and it can only be repaid with loyalty.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Moliere” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s a sort of decency among the dead, a remarkable discretion: you never find them making any complaint against the doctor who killed them![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Quentin Crisp” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Raja Krishnamoorthi” float=”none” width=”100%”]In some ways, ‘decency’ is a hazy concept; we know it when we see it. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Raja Krishnamoorthi” float=”none” width=”100%”]When the norm is decency, other virtues can thrive: integrity, honesty, compassion, kindness, and trust.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rita Mae Brown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Morals are private. Decency is public.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert A. Heinlein” float=”none” width=”100%”]Decency is not news. It is buried in the obituaries, but it is a force stronger than crime.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel R. Delany” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is a sense of decency that’s like a barometer to a man’s or a country’s health.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Susan Andersen” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you can’t say anything nice, at least have the decency to be vague.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tom Steyer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Breaking of norms and disregard for decency have huge, long-term costs.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wentworth Dillon” float=”none” width=”100%”]Want of decency is want of sense.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Willa Cather” float=”none” width=”100%”]The test of one’s decency is how much of a fight one can put up after one has stopped caring, and after one has found out that one can never please the people they wanted to please.[/wpsm_quote]