Quotes of Conscience

“ A clear conscience is a good pillow. ”

- American Proverb

“ A conscience is what hurts when all your other parts feel so good. ”

- Anonymous

“ A guilty conscience needs no accuser. ”

- Anonymous

“ A good conscience is a continual Christmas. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends. ”

- Charlotte Bronte

“ A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience. ”

- Doug Larson

“ In the courtroom of the conscience, a case is always in progress. ”

- Dutch Proverb

“ Conscience is God's presence in man. ”

- Emanuel Swedenborg

“ There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course: a quiet conscience. ”

- Euripides

“ Conscience is what makes a boy tell his mother before his sister does. ”

- Evan Esar

“ Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. ”

- George Sewell

“ Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience. ”

- George Washington

“ Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ 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. ”

- Harper Lee

“ The conscience of a people is their power. ”

- John Dryden

“ All a man can betray is his conscience. ”

- Joseph Conrad

“ Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life. ”

- Karl Barth

“ I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions. ”

- Lillian Hellman

“ Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds. ”

- Logan Pearsall Smith

“ Freedom is a clear conscience. ”

- Periander

“ Conscience is the voice of the soul. ”

- Polish proverb

“ There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man. ”

- Polybius

“ Courage without conscience is a wild beast. ”

- Robert Ingersoll

“ Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour. ”

- Saint Augustine

“ Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinion of others. ”

- Sir Henry Taylor

“ It behoves 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. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ ...the safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death. ”

- Voltaire

“ 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. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. ”

- Albert Einstein
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