Conscience Quotes

Conscience Quotes

  • A quiet conscience makes one so serene. -Lord Byron


  • Conscience: A small, still voice that makes minority reports. -Franklin P. Adams
  • Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does. -Josh Billings
  • It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great. -William Ellery Channing
  • He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes. -Chinese Proverb
  • Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience. -James Freeman Clarke
  • Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone may be looking. -H.L. Mencken (1880-1956)

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  • Conscience is that which hurts when everything else feels good. -George Vavoulis
  • Whence do I get my rules of conduct? I find them in my heart. Whatever I feel to be good is good. Whatever I feel to be evil is evil. Conscience is the best of casuists. -Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • A man’s moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream. -William Faulkner (1897-1962)
  • Labor to keep alive that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. -Geroge Washington
  • Conscience, in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others. -Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667)
  • Conscience warns us as a friend before it punishes as a judge. -Stanislaus
  • One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout. -Unknown
  • If you look into your own heart, you find nothing wrong there, what is there to fear? -Confucius (BC 551-479)
  • A disciplined conscience is a man’s best friend. It may not be his most amiable, but it is his most faithful monitor. -A. Phelps
  • The men who succeed best in public life are those who take the risk of standing by their own convictions. -J.A. Garfield
  • The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul. -Calvin
  • A man of integrity will never listen to any reason against conscience. -Home
  • My dominion ends where that of conscience begins. -Napoleon
  • Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything. -Sterne
  • The foundation of true joy is in the conscience. -Seneca
  • A bad conscience has a very good memory. -Unknown
  • Conscience, though ever so small a worm while we live, grows suddenly into a serpent on our deathbed. -Jerrold
  • The truth is not so much that man has conscience, as that conscience has man. -Dorner
  • He will easily be content and at peace, whose conscience is pure. -Thomas a Kempis
  • I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. -Shakespeare
  • We cannot live better than in seeking to become better, nor more agreeably than in having a clear conscience. -Socrates
  • The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it. -Anne Germain De Stael (1766-1817)
  • Conscience is the voice of the soul, as the passions are the voice of the body. No wonder they often contradict each other. -Rousseau

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