Conscience Quotes

Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it.

Samuel Butler

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.

Frank A. Clark

Good conscience is sometimes sold for money, but never bought with it.

James H. Aughey

Conscience is the mirror of our souls which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.

George Bancroft

A good conscience is the best looking-glass of heaven.

Ralph Cudworth

The man who acts never has any conscience; no one has any conscience but the man who thinks.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on.

Budd Wilson Schulberg

Conscience is a thousand swords.

William Shakespeare

Conscience is the purest substract of reasoning.

Caio Lemos

Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Conscience is the only clue that will eternally guide a man clear of all doubts and inconsistencies

Thomas Jefferson

The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil.

Albert Schweitzer

Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain.

Doug Horton

Courage without conscience is a wild beast.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.

James Freeman Clarke

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience

French Proverb

Conscience is that still, small voice that is sometimes too loud for comfort.

Bert Murray

When a man won't listen to his conscience, it's usually because he doesn't want advice from a total stranger

Lindsey Stewart

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

Albert Camus

Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.

Oscar Wilde

The missionary is no longer a man, a conscience. He is a corpse, in the hands of a confraternity, without family, without love, without any of the sentiments that are dear to us. Emasculated, in a sense, by his vow of chastity, he offers us the distressing spectacle of a man deformed and impotent or engaged in a stupid and useless struggle with the sacred needs of the flesh, a struggle which, seven times out of ten, leads him to sodomy, the gallows, or prison.

Paul Gauguin

Only a handful of men and women leave an imprint on the conscience of a nation and on the history that they helped shape, ...

Barack Obama

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.

John Amery

Memory is the cabinet of imagination, the treasury of reason, the registry of conscience and the council-chamber of thought.

Giambattista Basile
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