Ends Justify The Means Quotes by Daniel N. Robinson, Andrew Breitbart, Ingrid Newkirk, Bashar al-Assad, Arthur Koestler, Ursula K. Le Guin and many others.
Does the end justify the means? Or should it be, Do the ends justify the mean; do the extremes justify moderation?
The viciousness, the lack of rules, is so absolute within the leftist framework that the ends justify the means, that my media is very much organized to try and go toe-to-toe with those people to say we know what your motivations are, we know how vicious you are, but we are not afraid of you.
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.
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.
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.
The end justifies the means. But what if there never is an end? All we have is means.
The ends justify the means mindset has been the impetus behind many a cruel medical or social experiment.
Life’s not black-and-white. Sometimes the ends justifies the means.
The end doesn’t justify the means.
The ends justifies the means.
Crime is contagious….if the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for the law.
The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.
The end justifies the means. Sometimes you have to do the wrong thing to get the right result.
There are times when the end justifies the means. But when you build an argument based on a whole series of such times, you may find that you’ve constructed an entire philosophy of evil.” –Luke Skywalker
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.
One must consider the final result
I never compared Nazis into communism, but communism was the same thing, the end justifies the means. Whatever the means.