Conscience Quotes

It is easier to cope with a bad conscience than with a bad reputation.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the 'still small voice' within

Mahatma Gandhi

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

George Bancroft

Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.

Martin Luther

Nothing is more powerful than an individual acting out of his conscience, thus helping to bring the collective conscience to life

Norman Cousins

The Anglo-Saxon conscience does not prevent the Anglo-Saxon from sinning, it merely prevents him from enjoying his sin

Salvador De Madariaga

Most men are afraid of a bad name, but few fear their consciences.

Pliny the Elder

Conscience serves us especially to judge of the actions of others.

Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

In matters of conscience first thoughts are best; in matters of prudence last thoughts are best.

Robert Hall

The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.

Izaak Walton

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

Mark Twain

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.

Abraham Lincoln

Modesty is the conscience of the body.

Honore de Balzac

Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.

Michel Foucault

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

Thomas Hobbes

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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