46 Decency Quotes and Sayings

The norm of decency is a set of rules that guide human behavior to conform to the management of courtesy in society. These norms relate to the action of respect, respect, and respect for the culture of a society. Behavior in accordance with the standard means of decency in society will be received with a positive response. Modesty is a beautiful virtue. There are many collections of ” decency ” quotes and sayings that you can use as motivation.

Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it. – Christopher Hitchens

Decency is judged by our actions not by our words. – Abdulazeez Henry Musa

Decency, not to dare to do that in public which it is decent enough to do in private. – Michel de Montaigne

Courtesy is one’s own affair, but decency is a debt to life. – Rex Stout

I believe in an ultimate decency of things. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it. Common decency is a core part of who people are. – E. J. Dionne

Decency is not defined, by statute, but the laws of instinct are stronger. – Charles Pinot Duclos

Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency, security, happiness, all, to get the book written. – William Faulkner

There are those without decency who must be fought without hesitation, without pity. – Henri

The laws of decency enforce themselves. – Louise Colet

Morals are a matter of private agreement; decency is of public concern. – Marguerite Yourcenar

Is there decency left in American politics? – Byron Dorgan

My cares and my inquiries are for decency and truth, and in this I am wholly occupied. – Horace

Don’t overestimate the decency of the human race. – H. L. Mencken

Decency renders all things tolerable. – Joseph Marie

The measure of a decent human being is how he or she treats the defenseless. – Bill O’Reilly

If someone lacked decency or respect, I didn’t allow that person to stay in my world. – Gabrielle Union

Decency is indecency’s conspiracy of silence. – George Bernard Shaw

Decency is such a rare thing in this world, and it can only be repaid with loyalty. – Mike Klepper

Breaking of norms and disregard for decency have huge, long-term costs. – Tom Steyer

A better politics is one where we appeal to each other’s basic decency instead of our basest fears. Barack Obama

If you can’t be kind, at least have the decency to be vague. – Jerry Seinfeld

When the norm is decency, other virtues can thrive: integrity, honesty, compassion, kindness, and trust. – Raja Krishnamoorthi

If you can’t say anything nice, at least have the decency to be vague. – Susan Andersen

God’s most lordly gift to man is decency of mind. – Aeschylus

Honour is manly decency. – Alfred de Vigny

Ethics, decency and morality are the real soldiers. – Kiran Bedi

As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency. – Caroline Kennedy

Morals are private. Decency is public. – Rita Mae Brown

Decency cannot be discussed without indecency! – George Bernard Shaw

Small acts of decency ripple in ways we could never imagine. – Cory Booker

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Decency and tolerance, to be of any value, must be capable of withstanding the severest strain. – Mahatma Gandhi

A woman without a degree of decency and delicacy is unsexed. – Charlotte Mary Yonge

One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being. – May Sarton

Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense. – Wentworth Dillon

Survival wasn’t nearly as hard as he’d thought once he left decency behind. – Leigh Bardugo

Perhaps what you call conventionality, I call decency. – Dodie Smith

Decency is not news. It is buried in the obituaries, but it is a force stronger than crime. – Robert A. Heinlein

Most of my heroes are just decent people. Decency is rare and underrated. – Sherman Alexie

Regardfulness is the minimum expression of decency. – Eraldo Banovac

Silence is not weakness and decency is not pride. – Arthur Machen

The most practical kind of politics is the politics of Decency. – Theodore Roosevelt

I value peace when it is not bought at the price of fundamental decencies. – Elia Kazan

Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed. – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

There is a sense of decency that’s like a barometer to a man’s or a country’s health. – Samuel R. Delany

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