Conscience Quotes

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

Oscar Wilde

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

Albert Camus

The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Lindsey Stewart

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

Bert Murray

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience

French Proverb

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

James Freeman Clarke

Courage without conscience is a wild beast.

Robert Green Ingersoll

In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness.

Marshall McLuhan

Conscience is a man's compass

Vincent van Gogh

Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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

George Bancroft

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.

Anais Nin

The human consciousness is really homogeneous. There is no complete forgetting, even in death.

D.H. Lawrence

A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.

Joseph Addison

Comforts corrode our consciences

Steve Constable

Conscience is a blushing, shamefaced spirit than mutinies in a man's bosom; it fills one full of obstacles.

William Shakespeare

Our conscience is a fire within us, and our sins as the fuel; instead of warming, it will scorch us, unless the fuel be removed, or the heat of it allayed by penitential tears.

John Mason

Guilty consciences always make people cowards.


God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: It is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world

C.S. Lewis

Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.

Honor de Balzac

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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