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Top 67 Quotes About Mores

#1. Pursuits become habits.
[Lat., Abeunt studia in mores.] - Author: Ovid
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#2. I was also domineering, impatient, relentlessly verbal, and, as an only child, often baffled by the mores of other kids. I was not a popular little girl. - Author: Ariel Levy
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#3. But in America the sovereignty of the people is neither hidden nor sterile as with some other nations; mores recognize it, and the laws proclaim it; it spreads with freedom and attains unimpeded its ultimate consequences. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#4. O tempora! O mores!
O what times (are these)! what morals! - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#5. She was living in a time when historically it was permissible to smile like that above the face of someone who had died a violent death. - Author: Ali Smith
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#6. I told you, knowledge is our Holy Grail, and I daresay the wisdom possessed by the vampire would boggle your imagination. You see, we don't have political allegiances to worry about, or religion, or differing mores. We all work together for one purpose: to further our achievements and our learning. - Author: Michael Talbot
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#7. Mankind has been and is divided into three parts: the Haves, the Have-Nots, and the Have-a-Little, Want Mores. - Author: Saul Alinsky
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#8. One of the things I learned, the easiest of lessons, was that the better you do your job, often going against conventional mores, the less popular you are likely to be. - Author: David Halberstam
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#9. Socialistic practices are now so ingrained in our thinking, so customary, so much a part of our mores, that we take them for granted. - Author: Leonard Read
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#10. I think science fiction helps us think about possibilities, to speculate - it helps us look at our society from a different perspective. It lets us look at our mores, using science as the backdrop, as the game changer. - Author: Mae Jemison
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#11. A properly functioning free market system does not spring spontaneously from society's soil as crabgrass springs from suburban lawns. Rather, it is a complex creation of laws and mores ... Capitalism is a government program. - Author: George Will
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#12. LESBIANS are women who prefer their own ways to male ways.
LESBIANS prefer the convoluting halls of sensuality to direct goal-pursuing mores.
LESBIANS have made a small world deep within and separated from the world.
What has usually been called the world is the male world. - Author: Kathy Acker
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#13. Only a few of the women sport pubic hair. He's never understood what that's about. Some of the men are bare, too. O tempora, o mores. - Author: Kelly Link
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#14. Gossip is the story of our lives," she said.''It is the way a society works out how it is to behave. Our manners, our morals,our mores - Author: Marion Halligan
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#15. Sometimes evil didn't need an excuse. Sometimes evil just was. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#16. Social mores change all the time. In the mid-1970s, it would've been astonishing, say, to see two men holding hands in the streets. And the attitude to having a fling with a girl, or whatever, was quite different then. - Author: Robert Harris
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#17. I'm going to go fishing next summer. And I'm going to try French fries dipped in ice cream. And, when I have s'mores, I'll make an extra one for you. When I hear our favourite songs, I'll dance for you. I'll do anything for you. I'll do it all for you. - Author: Lisa De Jong
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#18. Now, for this book I had to learn the world of the Senate, which is really for all that's written about the Senate, an unknowing world and its mores, and the way things work with subcommittees and all. I loved learning about that. - Author: Robert Caro
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#19. There is one thing new in sexual mores and that is today's bisexual chic ... if you can't truthfully claim to be bisexual yourself, the next best thing is to reveal that one, or both, of your parents was. - Author: Helen Lawrenson
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#20. Religion itself cannot but be dynamic. In order to combat modern materialistic mores, to fight nihilism and egotism, religion must also develop, must be flexible in its forms, and it must have a correlation with the cultural forms of the epoch. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#21. It is very frightening to see a resurgence of the old mores, or lack thereof, regarding women's rights to their own bodies. - Author: Gwen Moore
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#22. I have always felt that, aside from research that violates universal human mores, when it comes to technological applications, that which can be done will be done. - Author: Lawrence M. Krauss
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#23. Sir Julian Huxley, one of the world's leading evolutionists, head of UNESCO, descendant of Thomas Huxley - Darwin's bulldog - said on a talk show, 'I suppose the reason we leaped at The Origin of Species was because the idea of God interfered with our sexual mores.'. - Author: Julian Huxley
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#24. Mere unorthodoxy or dissent from the prevailing mores is not to be condemned. The absence of such voices would be a symptom of grave illness to our society. - Author: Earl Warren
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#25. I am beyond good and evil at this point. I am beyond the lines drawn in the sand by society at this juncture. I am beyond fear, beyond religion, beyond the morals and mores. I am Lord of the Fucking Flies. Do you understand? - Author: Jason S. Hornsby
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#26. You do realise modern social mores exist for a reason?"
"I was hungry, allowances should be made. - Author: Gail Carriger
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#27. Humans become human through intense learning not just of survival skills but of customs and social mores, kinship and social laws-that is, culture. - Author: Richard Leakey
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#28. The bar ... is an exercise in solitude. Above all else, it must be quiet, dark, very comfortable - and, contrary to modern mores, no music of any kind, no matter how faint. In sum, there should be no more than a dozen tables, and a client that doesn't like to talk. - Author: Luis Bunuel
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#29. Bittersweet: it's what life tastes like. And if you can handle the bitter, the sweet will come later. ~ Klyde, in Piranhas Like S'mores. - Author: J.Z. Bingham
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#30. Weapons are allowed. Dirty tricks are expected. But try not to kill anybody!" Tantalus smiled at us like we were all naughty children. "Any killing will result in harsh punishment. No s'mores at the campfire for a week! Now ready your chariots! - Author: Rick Riordan
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#31. Father never went into depth about what happened if I woke up, unable to remember how I'd died, but most definitely in the hands of those not selected to have s'mores and sleepovers for all of eternity. - Author: Heather Heffner
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#32. Philosophers have often held dispute
As to the seat of thought in man and brute
For that the power of thought attends the latter
My friend, thy beau, hath made a settled matter,
And spite of dogmas current in all ages,
One settled fact is better than ten sages. (O,Tempora! O,Mores!) - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#33. All that is good is not embodied in the law; and all that is evil is not proscribed by the law. A well-disciplined society needs few laws; but it needs strong mores. - Author: William F. Buckley Jr.
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#34. True inner righteousness does not judge according to custom but by the measure of the most perfect law of God Almighty by which the mores of various places and times were adapted to those places and times. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#35. Children live in occupied territory. The brave and the foolhardy openly rebel against authority, whether harsh or benign. But most tread warily, outwardly accommodating themselves to alien mores and edicts while living in secret their iconoclastic and subversive lives. - Author: P.D. James
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#36. I've always been drawn to the Edwardian period in England. To me, it seems like such a fascinating time, when the British Empire was at the height of its powers and the strict mores of the Victorian age were dissipating into the decadence of King Edward's reign. - Author: Kevin Kwan
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#37. The chaos indicates you're smart enough to spend your time fighting for what matters, instead of wasting time adhering to society's useless mores about what a home should look like. Speaks to your power. - Author: Stephanie Rowe
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#38. You can't move so fast that you try to change the mores faster than people can accept it. That doesn't mean you do nothing, but it means that you do the things that need to be done according to priority. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#39. I would that you were either less beautiful, or less corrupt. Such perfect beauty does not suit such imperfect morals.
[Lat., Aut formosa fores minus, aut minus improba vellem.
Non facit ad mores tam bona forma malos.] - Author: Ovid
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#40. Freedom sees in religion the companion of its struggles and its triumphs, the cradle of its infancy, the divine source of its rights. It considers religion as the safeguard of mores; and mores as the guarantee of laws and the pledge of its duration. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#41. Social mores, he argued, rules of protocol, concepts of rectitude and honor had no objective basis. They were only reflections of public and private fears. - Author: Wade Davis
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#42. Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage and to adapt to the mores of the new country, one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills and customs that would enrich the resources of American living. - Author: Rudolf Arnheim
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#43. The early Christians rejoiced when they were deemed worthy to suffer for what they believed. In those days the Church was not merely a thermometer that recorded the ideas and principles o popular opinion; it was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#44. Actual Victorian mores and politics were a reaction to a specific series of historical events, technological and scientific developments, and ethical trends in which the commodification of people was de rigueur. - Author: N.K. Jemisin
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#45. Good Lord, I'm regretting this now," I muttered. "I have never - ever - smelled BO this bad in my life. And I once had s'mores wit a Sasquatch."
"Hang out with him for awhile," Mort gasped. "Eventually it's not so bad."
"Wow. Really?"
"No. Not really. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#46. Advertising reflects the mores of society, but it does not influence them. - Author: David Ogilvy
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#47. While we welcome people of all faiths in America we cannot be so naive as to expect all countries to do the same. But we cannot allow their cultural mores to snuff out our religious freedoms or the freedom of women to have equal rights. - Author: Michael Huffington
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#48. As a society, I think we express our cultural mores through our politics. We're trying constantly to figure out what's OK and what's not OK. And it's hard, because our society is constantly buffeted by gale force winds of technology. Things are always changing. - Author: Daniel H. Wilson
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#49. There is no 'European people' united by common mores. - Author: George Will
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#50. Humor has historically been tied to the mores of the day. The Yellow Kid was predicated on what people thought was funny about the immigrant Irish. When you're different in a society, you're funny. - Author: Will Eisner
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#51. He was just as good as Nero was bad. - Author: Virgil Mores Hillyer
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#52. The laws that we adopt embody the values and mores of our constituents. - Author: Joe Moore
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#53. Pagans earn their reputations for relaxed sexual mores, often in rebellion from the repression of their religions during adolescence. At a Pagan festival, one need only lower one's guard to be offered sex under the cloaking of the sacred. - Author: Thomm Quackenbush
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#54. How powerful social mores are! Only a spider's web lies across the volcano, yet it refrains from erupting. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#55. I have always believed that there should be no subject about which one cannot make jokes, religion included. Clearly, one is always constricted by contemporary mores and trends because, after all, what one seeks above all is an appreciative audience. - Author: Rowan Atkinson
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#56. Numb, I took the perfectly browned puff. Okay. Let me see if I have this right. Al provokes me into defending myself. I nearly kill him. Then Newt tries to kill me, thinking I'm Ku'Sox. Al stops her, saving my life. And now we're all going to have s'mores together? - Author: Kim Harrison
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#57. So this is what it's about? This is your mature response to go off into the mountains rather than talking about it and have s'mores with a gnome and a mountain man."
"Yep"
"What's your plan for tomorrow? Brunch with a unicorn? - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#58. Teaching our children to be well-behaved, good citizens is proper as far as it goes. But we must never mistake this training for Christian nurture or discipline, nor should we mistake their acquiescence to our social mores as true Christian righteousness. - Author: Elyse M. Fitzpatrick
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#59. Kafka is not interested in documenting the manners and mores of any particular place; he is not interested in probing the psyche of individual characters. - Author: John Kessel
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#60. In general, I'm fascinated by women who exist outside of society's mores and values. - Author: Liz Goldwyn
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#61. Socially, Philadelphia was still a fairly provincial city, its business community governed by the mores of the Main Line. Politically, it was a cauldron of ethnic rivalries, dominated by competing Irish and Italian constituencies. - Author: Andrea Mitchell
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#62. In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner, in mores, in the definition of government. What before had been black or white sprang alive with color. - Author: Emanuel Celler
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#63. Camping in the backyard last night for Father's Day! Wrestling, stories, s'mores ... it was awesome! - Author: Drew Brees
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#64. When mores are sufficient, laws are unnecessary; when mores are insufficient, laws are unenforceable. - Author: Emile Durkheim
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#65. Social mores change with time, like fashion - who knows where it might all end up? I especially like the idea that waste, impoliteness and overpopulation become "abominations," although I'm not sure recycling one's aunt will ever truly catch on. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#66. The wealthy and the powerful aren't just wealthy and powerful; they follow a different set of norms and mores. - Author: J.D. Vance
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#67. I considered mores to be one of the great general causes responsible for the maintenance of a democratic republic ... the term "mores" ... meaning ... habits of the heart. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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