Don't reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can't have two sets of manners, two social codes - one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the same to all people. - Lillian Eichler Watson
Social confusion has now reached a point at which the pursuit of immorality turns out to be more exhausting than compliance with the old moral codes.
We cannot let the future of our children be decided by their zip codes and family incomes. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
A lot of childhood effort, worry, and whispering goes into cracking the codes of adult life. Children have to be accomplished spies. - Vera B. Williams
...legal procedure has always tacitly been concerned with human relations, rather than abstract justice, and that consequently in spite of the legal codes it is really the human relations underneath that determine the verdicts in the courts. - James Jones
There is a kind of virtue that lies not in extraordinary actions, not in saving poor orphans from burning buildings, but in steadfastly working for a world where orphans are not poor and buildings comply with decent fire codes. - Randy Cohen