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A collection of quotes and thoughts by George Edward Moore on art, alone, time, art, understand, remembered, will, beauty, faith, donor, moral, people and philosophy.

16 Thought-Provoking Quotes By George Edward Moore On Love, Ethics And Morality

Famous As: Philosopher
Born On: November 4, 1873
Died On: October 24, 1958
Born In: London, England
Died At Age: 84
George Edward Moore was an illustrious English philosopher. He along with Ludwig Wittegenstein, Gottlob Frege and Bertrand Russell founded the analytic tradition in philosophy. He gained fame for his advocacy of commonsense concepts and for his thoughts and contributions towards metaphysics, ethics and epistemology. He served at the ‘University of Cambridge’ as the Professor of Philosophy. He was the editor of the renowned journal ‘Mind’. In 1918, he was elected a fellow of ‘British Academy’. From 1894 to 1901 he served as the member of Cambridge Apostles and Cambridge University Moral Sciences Club. Following is a compilation of quotations and sayings by George Edward Moore which have been excerpted from his work, thoughts, writings, philosophies and life. Let us browse through the corpus of quotes and thoughts by George Edward Moore on morality, ethics, moral-philosophy, goodness, tolerance, fiction, aesthetics, greatness, uniqueness etc that hold a world of wisdom.

But I have seen thee And thou art enough.

George Edward Moore

Honesty needs no pains to set itself off.

George Edward Moore

Can't I another's face commend, Or to her virtues be a friend, But instantly your forehead louers, As if her merit lessen'd yours?

George Edward Moore

The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand.

George Edward Moore

But from the hoop's bewitching round, Her very shoe has power to wound.

George Edward Moore

Ay, rail at gaming - 'tis a rich topic, and affords noble declamation. Go, preach against it in the city - you'll find a congregation in every tavern.

George Edward Moore

'Tis now the summer of your youth: time has not cropped the roses from your cheek, though sorrow long has washed them.

George Edward Moore

I'll tell thee what it says; it calls me villain, a treacherous husband, a cruel father, a false brother; one lost to nature and her charities; or to say all in one short word, it calls me - Gamester.

George Edward Moore

I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice.

George Edward Moore

All moral laws are merely statements that certain kinds of actions will have good effects.

George Edward Moore

Now, in my opinion, a woman has no business with Power-Power admits no equal, and dismisses friendship for flattery. Besides, it keeps the men at a distance, and that is not always what we wish.

George Edward Moore

Faith goes out through the window when beauty comes in at the door.

George Edward Moore

If I am asked 'what is good?' my answer is that good is good, and that is the end of the matter.

George Edward Moore

I am free in performing an action if I could have done otherwise if I had chosen to.

George Edward Moore

Beauty has wings, and too hastily flies, and love, unrewarded, soon sickens and dies.

George Edward Moore

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.

George Edward Moore