The simple record of three short years of active life has done more to regenerate and to soften mankind, than all the (investigations) disquisitions of philosophers and than all the exhortations of moralists. - William Edward Hartpole Lecky
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists - that is why they invented hell. - Bertrand Russell
Too many moralists begin with a dislike of reality. - Clarence Day Jr.