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«True character arises from a deeper well than religion. It is the internalization of moral principles of a society, augmented by those tenets personally chosen by the individual, strong enough to endure through trials of solitude and adversity. The principles are fitted together into what we call integrity, literally the integrated self, wherein personal decisions feel good and true. Character is in turn the enduring source of virtue. It stands by itself and excites admiration in others.»
Author: Edward O. Wilson
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«Men are disgusting and, left to their own devices, they will affront the central tenets of human decency - and laugh uproariously at it»
Author: Jonah Goldberg
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«His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might Be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was always in the right»
«Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as by disproving its tenets. No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the non-existence of Zeus or Thor - but they have few followers now.»
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
«One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds.»
«When much dispute has past, We find our tenets just the same as last»
«In the Enlightened Age and in this Land of equal Liberty it is our boast, that a man's religious tenets will not forfeit the protection of the Laws, nor deprive him of the right of attaining and holding the highest Offices that are known in the Unite»