„Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.“

—  Alexis de Tocqueville, könyv Democracy in America

Original text: À côté de ces hommes religieux, j'en découvre d'autres dont les regards sont tournés vers la terre plutôt que vers le ciel ; partisans de la liberté, non seulement parce qu'ils voient en elle l'origine des plus nobles vertus, mais surtout parce qu'ils la considèrent comme la source des plus grands biens, ils désirent sincèrement assurer son empire et faire goûter aux hommes ses bienfaits : je comprends que ceux-là vont se hâter d'appeler la religion à leur aide, car ils doivent savoir qu'on ne peut établir le règne de la liberté sans celui des mœurs, ni fonder les mœurs sans les croyances ; mais ils ont aperçu la religion dans les rangs de leurs adversaires, c'en est assez pour eux : les uns l'attaquent, et les autres n'osent la défendre.
Introduction.
Forrás: Democracy in America, Volume I (1835)
Kontextus: By the side of these religious men I discern others whose looks are turned to the earth more than to Heaven; they are the partisans of liberty, not only as the source of the noblest virtues, but more especially as the root of all solid advantages; and they sincerely desire to extend its sway, and to impart its blessings to mankind. It is natural that they should hasten to invoke the assistance of religion, for they must know that liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith; but they have seen religion in the ranks of their adversaries, and they inquire no further; some of them attack it openly, and the remainder are afraid to defend it.

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William Blake fénykép
Daniel Webster fénykép

„A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.“

—  Daniel Webster Leading American senator and statesman. January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852. Served as the Secretary of State for three… 1782 - 1852

Jean Jacques Rousseau fénykép

„A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.“

—  Jean Jacques Rousseau Genevan philosopher 1712 - 1778

As quoted in A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors of the World, Both Ancient and Modern (1908) by Tryon Edwards, p. 301.

Alexis De Tocqueville fénykép

„Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot.“

—  Alexis De Tocqueville, könyv Democracy in America

Forrás: Democracy in America, Volume I (1835), Chapter XV-IXX, Chapter XVII.
Kontextus: Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot. How is it possible that society should escape destruction if the moral tie is not strengthened in proportion as the political tie is relaxed? And what can be done with a people who are their own masters if they are not submissive to the Deity?

Alexis De Tocqueville fénykép

„By the side of these religious men I discern others whose looks are turned to the earth more than to Heaven; they are the partisans of liberty, not only as the source of the noblest virtues, but more especially as the root of all solid advantages; and they sincerely desire to extend its sway, and to impart its blessings to mankind. It is natural that they should hasten to invoke the assistance of religion, for they must know that liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith; but they have seen religion in the ranks of their adversaries, and they inquire no further; some of them attack it openly, and the remainder are afraid to defend it.“

—  Alexis De Tocqueville, könyv Democracy in America

Original text: À côté de ces hommes religieux, j'en découvre d'autres dont les regards sont tournés vers la terre plutôt que vers le ciel; partisans de la liberté, non seulement parce qu'ils voient en elle l'origine des plus nobles vertus, mais surtout parce qu'ils la considèrent comme la source des plus grands biens, ils désirent sincèrement assurer son empire et faire goûter aux hommes ses bienfaits : je comprends que ceux-là vont se hâter d'appeler la religion à leur aide, car ils doivent savoir qu'on ne peut établir le règne de la liberté sans celui des mœurs, ni fonder les mœurs sans les croyances; mais ils ont aperçu la religion dans les rangs de leurs adversaires, c'en est assez pour eux : les uns l'attaquent, et les autres n'osent la défendre.
Introduction.
Democracy in America, Volume I (1835)

Hamid Karzai fénykép

„politics without morality is close to sin“

—  Hamid Karzai President of Afghanistan 1957

Verbatim Remarks by H.E. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan at Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. http://afghanembassy.ca/public-affairs-afghanistan-embassy-canada-ottawa/speeches-afghanistan-embassy-canada-ottawa/content-folder/2006/articles/April-2006.html(April 2006)
2006

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel fénykép

„Morality without sense for paradox is vulgar.“

—  Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel German poet, critic and scholar 1772 - 1829

Moralität ohne Sinn für Paradoxie ist gemein.
“Ideas,” Lucinde and the Fragments, P. Firchow, trans. (1991), § 76

Henry Clay Trumbull fénykép

„Not prayer without faith, nor faith without prayer, but prayer in faith, is the cost of spiritual gifts and graces.“

—  Henry Clay Trumbull Union Army chaplain 1830 - 1903

Forrás: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 221.

Ernest King fénykép

„Machines are as nothing without men. Men are as nothing without morale.“

—  Ernest King United States Navy admiral, Chief of Naval Operations 1878 - 1956

Graduation address at the United States Naval Academy, 16 June 1942, as quoted by Robert A. Fitton (editor) in Leadership: Quotations From the Military Tradition (1990), p. 193
1940s

Muhammad Iqbál fénykép
Alexis De Tocqueville fénykép

„He was as great as a man can be without morality.“

—  Alexis De Tocqueville French political thinker and historian 1805 - 1859

Said of Napoleon (1842), "Discours de réception a L'Académie Française prononcé le 21 Avril 1842" Oeuvres complètes, vol. IX, p. 17 http://books.google.com/books?id=kIsdAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA17&dq=%22Il+%C3%A9tait+aussi+grand+qu%E2%80%99un+homme+puisse+l%E2%80%99%C3%AAtre+sans+la+vertu%22
Original text :
Il était aussi grand qu'un homme puisse l'être sans la vertu.
1840s

Benjamin Franklin fénykép

„For in politics, what can laws do without morals? “

—  Benjamin Franklin American author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, a… 1706 - 1790

Alan Keyes fénykép

„There can be no self-government without self-discipline. There can be no self-government without self-control. There can be no liberty unless it is grounded in moral discipline and the ability to do what is right.“

—  Alan Keyes American politician 1950

Iowa straw poll speech, August 14, 1999. http://renewamerica.us/archives/speeches/99_08_14strawpoll.htm.
1999

Hermann Cohen fénykép

„Only the idea of God gives me the confidence that morality will become reality on earth. And because I cannot live without this confidence, I cannot live without God.“

—  Hermann Cohen German philosopher 1842 - 1918

Forrás: Reason and Hope: Selections from the Jewish Writings of Hermann Cohen (1971), p. 5

Abraham Joshua Heschel fénykép

„There is neither advance nor service without faith.“

—  Abraham Joshua Heschel Polish-American Conservative Judaism Rabbi 1907 - 1972

"The Holy Dimension", p. 338
Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays (1997)
Kontextus: There is neither advance nor service without faith. Nobody can rationally explain why he should sacrifice his life and his happiness for the sake of the good. The conviction that I must obey the ethical imperatives is not derived from logical argument but originates from an intuitive certitude, in a certitude of faith.
There is no conspiracy against reason, no random obstinacy, no sluggish inertia of mind or smug self-assurance entrenched behind the walls of believing. Faith does not detach a man from thinking, it does not suspend reason. It is opposed not to knowledge but to backwardness and dullness, to indifferent aloofness to the essence of living. … It is a distortion to regard reason and faith as alternatives. Reason is a necessary coefficient of faith. Faith without explication by reason is mute, reason without faith is deaf. There can be a true symbiosis of reason and faith.

Benjamin Disraeli fénykép

„Duty cannot exist without faith.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Bk. II, Ch. 1.
Books, Coningsby (1844), Tancred (1847)

Gustave de Molinari fénykép

„The moral foundation of authority is neither as solid nor as wide, under a regime of monopoly or of communism, as it could be under a regime of liberty.“

—  Gustave de Molinari Belgian political economist and classical liberal theorist 1819 - 1912

Forrás: The Production of Security (1849), p. 50

Eleftherios Venizelos fénykép

„A party should be founded not merely on numbers, but on moral principles, without which it can neither accomplish useful work nor inspire confidence.“

—  Eleftherios Venizelos Greek politician 1864 - 1936

Forrás: [Gibbons, H. A., Venizelos, Modern Statesmen Series, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920, http://books.google.com/books?id=DVMlZtkx5bwC], p. 17

John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton fénykép
Mahatma Gandhi fénykép

„Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice.“

—  Mahatma Gandhi pre-eminent leader of Indian nationalism during British-ruled India 1869 - 1948

A list closing an article in Young India (22 October 1925); Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi Vol. 33 (PDF) p. 135 http://www.gandhiserve.org/cwmg/VOL033.PDF
A written list given to his departing grandson Arun Gandhi (October 1947), as quoted in Marriot (Spring 1998; p.5) http://marriottschool.uberflip.com/h/i/16655510-spring-1998-exchange. Some alternative or erroneous translations exist that use intros "There are seven sins in the world:", "Seven Blunders of the world:", "The things that will destroy us are", and items "politics without principle", "education without character", or "business without morality".
The list was originally written by a Socialist clergyman in England in March 1925 and was passed along to Gandhi, who published it later that year, as detailed in this article http://quezi.com/21020.
1920s
Változat: The seven blunders that human society commits and cause all the violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, and politics without principles.

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