Ends Justify The Means Quotes

Ends Justify The Means Quotes by Seth, Emily Giffin, Arthur Koestler, Ingrid Newkirk, Daniel N. Robinson, Bashar al-Assad and many others.

The ends do not justify the means

The ends do not justify the means
Life’s not black-and-white. Sometimes the ends justifies the means.
Emily Giffin
Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means.
Arthur Koestler
If it’s anything that’s going to result in suffering to animals or people, then I don’t think [the end] justifies the means… Yeah; but then again if you could hurt ten people to save 100 people and there was no option, what would you do? I can’t really address that.
Ingrid Newkirk
Does the end justify the means? Or should it be, Do the ends justify the mean; do the extremes justify moderation?
Daniel N. Robinson
Your policy should be a mixture between your interests and how you reach your ends, but based on values. It cannot be only the end justifies the means, because for the criminals, ends justify the means, for thieves, for every illegal and immoral action, the end justifies the means.
Bashar al-Assad
Crime is contagious….if the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for the law.
Louis D. Brandeis
The ends justify the means mindset has been the impetus behind many a cruel medical or social experiment.
James Morcan
One must consider the final result
Niccolo Machiavelli
The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.
Georges Bernanos
I never compared Nazis into communism, but communism was the same thing, the end justifies the means. Whatever the means.
Elie Wiesel
The principle that the end justifies the means is in individualist ethics regarded as the denial of all morals. In collectivist ethics it becomes necessarily the supreme rule.
Friedrich August von Hayek
The principle that the end justifies the means is and remains the only rule of political ethics; anything else is just a vague chatter and melts away between one’s fingers.
Arthur Koestler
The end justifies the means. Sometimes you have to do the wrong thing to get the right result.
Sebastian Fitzek
And don’t tell me the end justifies the means because it doesn’t. We never reach the end. All we ever get is means. That’s what we live with.
Nick Harkaway
If the end does not justify the means – what can?
Edward Abbey
The ends justifies the means.
Niccolo Machiavelli