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Today's Constitution is a realistic document of freedom only because of several corrective amendments. Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness that I and other Blacks cherish. (Quote by - Thurgood Marshall)

It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

I respect anyone who has to fight and howl for his decency. (Quote by - Deborah Kerr)

I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence - providing they have the facts, providing they have the information. (Quote by - Studs Terkel)

In addition to fines, violators of decency standards could be required to air public service announcements serving educational and informational needs of children. (Quote by - Charles W. Pickering)

It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy. (Quote by - Khaleda Zia)

I would like above any other place to go to Hartford. I want to face the conservatism there centered and compel it into decency. (Quote by - Victoria Woodhull)

As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency. (Quote by - Caroline Kennedy)

I believe that we should die with decency so that at least decency will survive. (Quote by - Dag Hammarskjold)

I see the great continuities in New Zealand history as being decency and common sense and up until now when we've confronted these things we've been able to talk them through, and I'm sure we will with this issue as well. (Quote by - Michael King)

Justice consists of doing no one injury, decency in giving no one offense. (Qutoe by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

On matters of race, on matters of decency, baseball should lead the way. (Quote by - A. Bartlett Giamatti)

We are decent 99 percent of the time, when we could easily be vile. (Qutoe by - R. W. Riis)

The practice of executing such offenders is a relic of the past and is inconsistent with evolving standards of decency in a civilized society. (Quote by - John Paul Stevens)

Is there decency left in American politics? (Quote by - Byron Dorgan)

The most practical kind of politics is the politics of decency. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

As a governor and senator, John Chafee set the standard for honesty and decency that the rest of us on our best days could only dream to emulate. (Quote by - John McCain)

God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind. (Quote by - Aeschylus)

That past is still within our living memory, a time when neighbour helped neighbour, sharing what little they had out of necessity, as well as decency. (Quote by - Mary McAleese)

Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency to get the book written. (Quote by - William Faulkner)

There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense. (Quote by - Jeanette Rankin)

Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life. (Quote by - Mordecai Wyatt Johnson)

Don't overestimate the decency of the human race. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

That so unlikely an outcome should accrue to a man possessed of such limited talent and so many flaws, and one lacking in a sense of ethics and decency was one of the bitter ironies of history. (Quote by - William Thomas Green Morton)

Morals are private. Decency is public. (Quote by - Rita Mae Brown)

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