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Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
~By George Washington ~


Call it my little gesture toward social conscience, but I like to think I'm teaching a certain number of people to read. Now that sounds pretentious!
~By David Eddings ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
~By Carl Jung ~


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 ~


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


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


Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another.
~By W. H. Auden ~


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


Each wrong act brings with it its own anesthetic, dulling the conscience and blinding it against further light, and sometimes for years.
~By Rose Macaulay ~


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


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


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 ~


We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
~By Logan P. Smith ~


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 ~


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


It would be foolhardy to count on the conscience of the world.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


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 ~


The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


One lives with so many bad deeds on one's conscience and some good intentions in one's heart.
~By John Dewey ~


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. ~


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 ~


Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you.
~By Rutherford B. Hayes ~


A clear conscience is a sure card.
~By John Lyly ~


My heart has been heavy and I have deliberated within my own conscience, knowing that my decision should not come out of my initial emotion of anger toward the President for such reckless behavior, but should be based on the facts.
~By Blanche Lincoln ~


In this generation, the issue pressing that question on our consciences is the issue of abortion.
~By Robert Casey ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Agitation is the marshalling of the conscience of a nation to mold its laws.
~By Robert Peel ~


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


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 ~


I'm fortunate that the books sell, but even more fortunate to live in Chatham, to be very happily married and to have, on the whole, a fairly clear conscience.
~By Bernard Cornwell ~


The president said, 'You've got to vote your conscience.
~By Scott McClellan ~


The photographs of Iraqi prisoners being subjected to degrading and humiliating treatment by their captors, and the reports of acts of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and other acts of maltreatment shock the conscience.
~By Ed Markey ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


That justice should be administered between men, it is necessary that testimonies of fact be alleged; and that witnesses should apprehend themselves greatly obliged to discover the truth, according to their conscience, in dark and doubtful cases.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


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 ~


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


Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.
~By Douglas MacArthur ~


I believe that global warming is a myth. And so, therefore, I have no conscience problems at all and I'm going to buy a Suburban next time.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


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


Lord of myself, accountable to none, but to my conscience, and my God alone.
~By John Oldham ~


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


Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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


No, we are not the master of the state, said King. We are not the servant of the state. We are the conscience of the state. The churches or the religious community should be, I think, the conscience of the state. We're not just service providers.
~By Jim Wallis ~


One who breaks an unjust 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 law.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Well, I think that Catholicism's basic foundation of faith is personal conscience. I think it's between you and God, not you and the Church.
~By Martin Sheen ~


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 ~


He will easily be content and at peace, whose conscience is pure.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
~By Harper Lee ~


Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.
~By George Bancroft ~


Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
~By Adam Smith ~


Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.
~By Robert Redford ~


As far as a truly radical conscience, you have to take it as part of a larger thing, that it was sort of historical inevitability that with the coming of a leaguer society people would start to use drugs a lot more then they had before.
~By Lester Bangs ~


'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 ~


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


Atheists in our midst are proof that all consciences can be accommodated here, even those that have no ground for holding that conscience is sacred, inalienable, and prior to civil society.
~By Michael Novak ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
~By Josh Billings ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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