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Quotes And Sayings About Conscience

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They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


Above all we should not forget that government is an evil, a usurpation upon the private judgement and individual conscience of mankind.
~By William Godwin ~


The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


The chief prerequisite for a escort is to have a flexible conscience and an inflexible politeness.
~By Marguerite Gardiner ~


Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


The nation demands a movement which has written upon its banner the internal and external national freedom that it will act as if it were the spiritual, social and political conscience of the nation.
~By Franz von Papen ~


We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stouter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once.
~By Logan Pearsall Smith ~


The sole and basic source of our strength is the solidarity of workers, peasants and the intelligentsia, the solidarity of the nation, the solidarity of people who seek to live in dignity, truth, and in harmony with their conscience.
~By Lech Walesa ~


There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.
~By Ogden Nash ~


The right of conscience and private judgment is unalienable, and it is truly the interest of all mankind to unite themselves into one body for the liberty, free exercise, and unmolested enjoyment of this right.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


If a superior give any order to one who is under him which is against that man's conscience, although he do not obey it yet he shall not be dismissed.
~By Francis of Assisi ~


What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.
~By Helen Rowland ~


When James Cameron brought me the script, which I developed with both Cameron and Jay Cocks, I wanted to make it a thriller, an action film, but with a conscience, and I found that it had elements of social realism.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.
~By Van Jones ~


To resort to power one need not be violent, and to speak to conscience one need not be meek. The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience.
~By Barbara Deming ~


If anyone has a conscience it's generally a guilty one.
~By Max Frisch ~


A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
~By Thomas Paine ~


Woodrow Wilson called for leaders who, by boldly interpreting the nation's conscience, could lift a people out of their everyday selves. That people can be lifted into their better selves is the secret of transforming leadership.
~By James MacGregor Burns ~


Neither conscience nor sanity itself suggests that the United States is, should or could be the global gendarme.
~By Robert McNamara ~


Our consciences are littered like an old attic with the junk of sheer conviction.
~By Wilford O. Cross ~


But no man has a monopoly of conscience.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


For we can affirm with a good conscience that we have, after reading the Holy Scripture, applied ourselves and yet daily apply ourselves to the extent that the grace of the Lord permits to inquiry into and investigation of the consensus of the true and purer antiquity.
~By Martin Chemnitz ~


You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you.
~By Martin Luther ~


I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


We take nothing to the grave with us, but a good or evil conscience... It is true, terrors of conscience cast us down; and yet without terrors of conscience we cannot be raised up again.
~By Samuel Rutherford ~


Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
~By Harriet Martineau ~


No, moral conscience is one thing, the law is another. We have to hold onto this difference.
~By Rocco Buttiglione ~


Conscience allows us to do two things: Pass judgment on ourselves; approve or condemn our own conduct.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


The inability of those in power to still the voices of their own consciences is the great force leading to change.
~By Kenneth Kaunda ~


Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


We took this challenge before our Lord and our conscience, and it must be done, because this man, Hitler, he is the ultimate evil.
~By Claus von Stauffenberg ~


Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


Memorials become relics if they do not stir our modern conscience.
~By Henry Waxman ~


There's so few people in this town with a conscience.
~By Blake Edwards ~


Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashion.
~By Lillian Hellman ~


As the price of gas goes up, people will become more conscience of how much they use.
~By Mike Rounds ~


As Members of Congress and people of conscience, we must work to overcome the indifference and distortions of history, and ensure that future generations know what happened.
~By Jerry Costello ~


That's how most of us would feel. But the sport has a few deviants without consciences.
~By Joe Henderson ~


A good conscience is a continual feast.
~By Robert Burton ~


A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.
~By Elizabeth I ~


If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences, one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves, because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state, and all men of our time are in such a state.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not. The church is going to have to become the conscience of the free market if it's to have any meaning in this world - and stop being its apologist.
~By Bono ~


I think it better to do right, even if we suffer in so doing, than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


Conscience is a man's compass.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


The enforcement of the law cannot depend on the justice of a cause or one man's conscience.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


If the scholar feels that he must know everything about any topic, he is in trouble - and will not publish with a clear conscience.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


Even if my mother had no qualms of conscience concerning ownership of negroes, her sense of duty carried her far beyond the mere supplying of their physical needs, or requiring that they render faithful service.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
~By Harper Lee ~


It is a mistake to think that we can control the breeding of mankind in the long run by an appeal to conscience.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Here rests the soul of our nation - here also should be our conscience.
~By Caspar Weinberger ~


A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
~By Alphonse de Lamartine ~


Must not I then entertain the saints because I must keep my conscience.
~By Anne Hutchinson ~


I believe you have to nurture your conscience.
~By Loretta Young ~


Therefore I do pray and entreat you in the name of Jesus Christ to do so much as to make my being here in Japan known to my poor wife, in a manner a widow and my two children fatherless; which thing only is my greatest grief of heart and conscience.
~By Will Adams ~


The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.
~By Voltaire ~


All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


I don't believe there can be a poetic novel without political consciousness. I have a strong political conscience.
~By Marguerite Young ~


Yet, analytical truth is not as mysterious, or as secret, so as to not allow us to see that people with a talent for directing consciences see truth rise spontaneously.
~By Jacques Lacan ~


There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


If this work can contribute in any way toward proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


People talk about the conscience, but it seems to me one must just bring it up to a certain point and leave it there. You can let your conscience alone if you're nice to the second housemaid.
~By Henry James ~


When I got on the airplane in Indonesia coming to Japan, my intentions was to turn myself in to the military for the simple reason I would like to put my daughters with their mother, one thing. Another thing, I'd like to clear my conscience.
~By Robert Jenkins ~


O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
~By Dante Alighieri ~


Behold, I am become a reproach to thy holy name, by serving any ambition and the sins of others; which though I did by the persuasion of other men, yet my own conscience did cheek and upbraid me in it.
~By William Laud ~


Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.
~By Karl Barth ~


Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.
~By Ingmar Bergman ~


I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things.
~By Octavia Butler ~


Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive.
~By George Eliot ~


Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain.
~By Douglas Horton ~


A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.
~By Carolyn Wells ~


Modesty is the conscience of the body.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Love is too young to know what conscience is.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Material loss can be made up through renewed labor, but the moral wrong which has been inflicted upon the conquered peoples, in the peace dictates, leaves a burning scar on the people's conscience.
~By Hjalmar Schacht ~


God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress.
~By Robert South ~


The first and greatest punishment of the sinner is the conscience of sin.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Andrew has talked about my character being the conscience of the film, the heart of the film.
~By Jared Leto ~


When your conscience says law is immoral, don't follow it.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


I didn't see my character, Core, as a cannibal but as somebody who is extremely passionate and who doesn't have any conscience. She takes her passion to its complete extreme.
~By Beatrice Dalle ~


Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


In addition the bill would expand an existing law "conscience clause" that protects physician training programs that refuse to provide training for abortion procedures.
~By Ken Calvert ~


Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world, with either your conscience or your honor unwounded.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.
~By Martin Luther ~


There is such a thing as a national conscience, and it can be touched.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


I don't run a car, have never run a car. I could say that this is because I have this extremely tender environmentalist conscience, but the fact is I hate driving.
~By David Attenborough ~


We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience, mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation.
~By Peter Akinola ~


The conscience of the dying belies their life.
~By Luc de Clapier ~


A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


For two years living in a neutral country I have been able to see through the haze of propaganda to reach something which my conscience tells me is the truth.
~By John Amery ~


After closely examining my conscience, I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as in the contemporary ones.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


The end of education is to see men made whole, both in competence and in conscience.
~By John S. Dickey ~

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