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Conscience Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conscience

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


In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


We know enough to stand here in truth - facing pain, cry and suffering of those who were murdered here. Face to face with the victims' families who are here today. Before the judgment of our own conscience.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.
~By Thomas de Quincey ~


In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


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 ~


The appeal to the white man's pocket has ever been more effectual than all the appeals ever made to his conscience.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


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


I am considering two things on a daily basis: what is right to do and what is wrong to do in my role as President of my people. According to my conscience, I am trying to abide by the right. My vision is peace. My vision is prosperity.
~By Boris Trajkovski ~


A man's conscience, like a warning line on the highway, tells him what he shouldn't do - but it does not keep him from doing it.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


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


A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


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


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 ~


Bibles are strong entrenchments. Where they abound, men cannot pursue wicked courses, and at the same time enjoy quiet conscience.
~By James McHenry ~


Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.
~By Nelson Algren ~


An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me.
~By William Congreve ~


I know I am not only the bad conscience of the Nazis. I am also the bad conscience of the Jews. Because what I have taken up as my duty was everybody's duty.
~By Simon Wiesenthal ~


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 ~


People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express.
~By George A. Smith ~


So the question is, First, Whether the civil magistrate hath power to force men in things religious to do contrary to their conscience, and if they will not to punish them in their goods, liberties, or lives? this we hold in the negative.
~By Robert Barclay ~


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 ~


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


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


I do not see how a people that can find in its conscience any excuse whatever for slowly burning to death a human being, or for tolerating such an act, can be entrusted with the salvation of a race.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


The Boogeyman is your conscience. The Boogeyman is the result of your own bad behavior. I love this Boogeyman.
~By Sergio Aragones ~


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


It wouldn't sit easily on one's conscience that you had been warned and there could be danger, but nevertheless you went ahead and said let's dispense these drugs.
~By Thabo Mbeki ~


Nobody has any conscience about adding to the improbabilities of a marvelous tale.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


It was expected of me that I was to bow to the name of Andrew Jackson... even at the expense of my conscience and judgement. such a thing was new to me, and a total stranger to my principles.
~By Davy Crockett ~


I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it.
~By Ogden Nash ~


Let it be henceforth proclaimed to the world that man's conscience was created free; that he is no longer accountable to his fellow man for his religious opinions, being responsible therefore only to his God.
~By John Tyler ~


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 ~


If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


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


Disco music in the '70s was just a call to go wild and party and dance with no thought or conscience or regard for tomorrow.
~By Martha Reeves ~


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 ~


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


A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Conscience without judgment is superstition.
~By Benjamin Whichcote ~


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


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


There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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 ~


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


Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.
~By Elizabeth Cady Stanton ~


People with bad consciences always fear the judgment of children.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the would.
~By William E. Gladstone ~


Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
~By John Milton ~


When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


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 ~


The dirty little secret of journalism is that it really isn't a profession, it's a craft. All you need is a telephone and a conscience and you're all set.
~By Andrew Sullivan ~


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


Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
~By Stephen Covey ~


Nonviolent action does not have to get others to be nice. It can in effect force them to consult their consciences.
~By Barbara Deming ~


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


Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart.
~By Joseph Cook ~


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 ~


The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.
~By Izaak Walton ~


As far as the charge against me is concerned I have a clear conscience.
~By Wilhelm Frick ~


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


A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
~By Albert Camus ~


Conscience - the only incorruptible thing about us.
~By Henry Fielding ~


The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
~By Jean Paul ~


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


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


I often remembered also that I had been told, that we shall have as many devils biting us, if we go to hell, as we have unconfessed sins on our consciences.
~By Maria Monk ~


Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
~By Mark Twain ~


Well I've already made it clear that it's a matter for individuals in exercising their own judgement, their own consciences to speak freely on matters of policy.
~By Ron Davies ~


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 ~


What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.
~By Abbe Pierre ~


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


To endeavor to domineer over conscience, is to invade the citadel of heaven.
~By Charles V ~


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 ~


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 ~


When it's time for me to walk away from something, I walk away from it. My mind, my body, my conscience tell me that enough is enough.
~By Jerry West ~


But I think I can sincerely declare that I cheerfully submit myself to every odious name for conscience' sake; and from my soul I despise all those whose guilt, malice, or folly has made them my foes.
~By James Otis ~


I did not join the resistance movement to kill people, to kill the nation. Look at me now. Am I a savage person? My conscience is clear.
~By Pol Pot ~


A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


Conviction is the conscience of the mind.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


It's clear price gouging... The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever.
~By Maurice Hinchey ~


Until the men of action clear out the talkers we who have social consciences are at the mercy of those who have none.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself.
~By Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. ~


It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The result has been that although few conservative Presbyterian churches actually worship in the Puritan way, the Puritan theology of worship remains the standard orthodoxy among them. This discrepancy sometimes leads to guilty consciences.
~By John Frame ~


Liberty is the condition of duty, the guardian of conscience. It grows as conscience grows. The domains of both grow together. Liberty is safety from all hindrances, even sin. So that Liberty ends by being Free Will.
~By John Acton ~


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 ~


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


It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


Maybe I'll learn how, but the only thing I can do is turn down parts that would hurt my conscience.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


I want to make this perfectly clear: you can be sure that I will never be a yes-man except to my own conscience.
~By Charles Edison ~


Finally we are a nation with some conscience. It means alliances are extremely important when they're based on a national interest. We have to have the ability to sustain our presence within those alliances.
~By Malcolm Wallop ~


No man with a conscience can just bat out illustrations. He's got to put all his talent and feeling into them!
~By Norman Rockwell ~


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 ~

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January 15 ,2021
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