Conscience Quotes

A liberal is a conservative whose conscience is on display

Jerome Gioia

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

Nelson Algren

The conscience is the sacred haven of the liberty of man.


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

A good conscience is a continual feast.

Robert Burton

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

Thomas Jefferson

Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends

Henry Louis Mencken

The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil.

Albert Schweitzer

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
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