Quotation Explorer - 'Conscience'

...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
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason. - Jeremy Taylor
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking. - H. L. Mencken
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. - Mark Twain
Until they create tools to read an individual's mind,secrets will exist and people will still need to unload their conscience to a disgruntled partner.Politician will still have to apologize for hidden acts of mischief and deceit against their constituency. - j.d.moise
RICE-WATER, n. A mystic beverage secretly used by our most popular novelists and poets to regulate the imagination and narcotize the conscience. It is said to be rich in both obtundite and lethargine, and is brewed in a midnight fog by a fat which of the Dismal Swamp. - Ambrose Bierce
A peculiar virtue in wildlife ethics is that the hunter ordinarily has no gallery to applaud or disapprove of his conduct. Whatever his acts, they are dictated by his own conscience, rather than by a mob of onlookers. It is difficult to exaggerate the importance of this fact. - Aldo Leopold
Before hurting an animal, feel her pain and see her tears. Then question your conscience. - Debasish Mridha
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either. - Mark Twain
The real satisfaction which praise can afford, is when what is repeated aloud agrees with the whispers of conscience, by showing us that we have not endeavored to deserve well in vain.
OATH, n. In law, a solemn appeal to the Deity, made binding upon the conscience by a penalty for perjury. - Ambrose Bierce
To keep your conscience at peace and your respect at high, don't follow those orders which make no sense. - Amit Kalantri
The sign of a good conscience is for a man to be in support of basically everything that Westboro Baptist isn't. - Luke Myer
The tombstone over the grave of the conscience always reads: "Human Nature". - Stefan Molyneux
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
What has to do with your ability to fall asleep is not caffeine. It’s having a clean conscience. I have a clean conscience so I can drink all the caffeine I want. - Bob Barr
The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants, and it provides the further advantage of giving the servants of tyranny a good conscience. - Albert Camus
All Reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for. - Logan Pearsall Smith
Afterall a concerned sincere heart & clear conscience is what matters & nothing else... - Aanu
Sometimes all you need is one person with a guilty conscience to come forward and do the right thing. Often, the miracle you need resides inside of yourself, when you humbly ask for forgiveness. - Shannon L. Alder
There is no dharma greater than a word uttered by a man of conscience; there is no karma greater than a man listening to himself! Since an intention precedes action, it should be the reference point for any action. - Thiruman Archunan
Freedom is a clear conscience. - Periander
A clear conscience is a good pillow. - American Proverb
Every man's island, Jean Louise, every man's watchman, is his conscience. There is no such thing as a collective conscience. - Harper Lee
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. - George Sewell
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
Error always addresses the passions and prejudices; truth scorns such mean intrigue, and only addresses the understanding and the conscience.
There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man. - Polybius
Ils venaient de prendre conscience de l'immensité de leur ignorance. - René Barjavel
Philosophy is the dance of conscience on a stage called the mind. - Debasish Mridha
I write so others might contemplate things that are out of the ordinary. I write to make people feel—to cause laughter and tears and anger at injustice. I write so the world will imagine and wonder at crazy, incredible truths. I write to have a tiny bit of influence on a universal conscience. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything. - Laurence Sterne
Il est de toute nécessité que je perde conscience de la réalité individuelle de l'être que je puis être amené à supprimer. - Gabriel Marcel
Philosophy is the song of conscience and music the of thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
He shrugged, "...my conscience rests easiest if I do only what I see as best in the moment... - Anihyr Moonstar
POCKET, n. The cradle of motive and the grave of conscience. In woman this organ is lacking; so she acts without motive, and her conscience, denied burial, remains ever alive, confessing the sins of others. - Ambrose Bierce
I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. - William Shakespeare
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right? - William Punshon
A guilty conscience needs no accuser. - Anonymous
Conscience is what makes a boy tell his mother before his sister does. - Evan Esar
In a corrupt country, if you want to succeed in politics, you must keep your conscience under control. - Miriam Defensor Santiago
Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on. - Budd Schulberg
Believing without questioning is an insult to the human conscience. - Abhijit Naskar
Have your own convictions. Believe in the laws of your conscience because if you believe in everything, you become nothing. - - RVM
PILGRIM, n. A traveler that is taken seriously. A Pilgrim Father was one who, leaving Europe in 1620 because not permitted to sing psalms through his nose, followed it to Massachusetts, where he could personate God according to the dictates of his conscience. - Ambrose Bierce
Conscience is thoroughly well bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it. - Samuel Butler
I know myself know; and I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. - William Shakespeare
sometimes we doubt the truth in the face of this earth, but not to worry. the important thing is to follow your conscience to walk in the truth - Handi Priyono
Doubt is your intellectual conscience pleading with you to be honest with yourself. - Peter Boghossian
On Easter day let us promise to resurrect, transcend, and transform our conscience for the happiness of mankind. - Debasish Mridha
In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place. - Mahatma Gandhi
The most formidable adversary of evil is a persistent man with a loud conscience. - Justin Alcala
Peace is achieved when our conscience rests in the fact that we’ve engaged in ‘right’ living, verses believing that living is a ‘right. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Confusing monogamy with morality has done more to destroy the conscience of the human race than any other error. - George Bernard Shaw
It is by the goodness of god that in our country we have those 3 unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. - Mark Twain
A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness. - Seneca
People came here for a reason, to follow their conscience, to be free! - Glenn Beck
A conscience without regrets ~ to live life without having to say you're sorry. - E.A. Bucchianeri
Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune. - C.G. Jung
If nothing else in this long and short life, let me be true to my conscience, to the dignity of my own heart. Let me act in a way that says, I have honored my spirit as truly as I have honored others'. Let me stand tall and rooted as a mountain in the face of a quaking world. - Jennifer DeLucy
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. - George Washington
Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls. - Ingmar Bergman
If I have to die either for religion or atheism I would prefer atheism, since my conscience will respect my rational decision. - M.F. Moonzajer
I cannot choose but adhere to the word of God, which has possession of my conscience; nor can I possibly, nor will I even make any recantation, since it is neither safe nor honest to act contrary to conscience! Here I stand; I cannot do otherwise, so help me God! Amen. - Martin Luther
Our enemy attacks the conscience little by little seeking to wear us down and then wears out a leader's resolve to fight the good fight. - Gary Rohrmayer
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
Cowardice asks the question - is it safe? Vanity asks the question - is it popular? Expediency asks the question - is it political? But conscience asks the question - is it right? There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, popular, or political; but because it is right.
In the courtroom of the conscience, a case is always in progress. - Dutch Proverb
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession. - Albert Camus
Men after the heart of God become the moral conscience, the guidance and custodians of justice, not simply in the security of the four walls of their church - Sunday Adelaja
One is happy as a result of one's own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience. - George Sand
The conscience of a people is their power. - John Dryden
Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that money cannot buy; therefore value it, and be thankful for it. - Izaak Walton
In our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either. - Mark Twain
Unless I am convinced by proofs from Scriptures or by plain and clear reasons and arguments, I can and will not retract, for it is neither safe nor wise to do anything against conscience. Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me. Amen. - Martin Luther
It's pointless to hate anything. Just trick your conscience by pretending you like something and soon enough you will. - Gabriella Jording
Now the purpose of the commandment is love from a pure heart, from a good conscience, and from sincere faith. 1 Timothy 1:5 - Apostle Paul
If a person has no conscience, it's called being a sociopath. If a corporation has no conscience, it's called capitalism. - Quentin R. Bufogle
Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour. - Saint Augustine
Sleep is often the only occasion in which man cannot silence his conscience; we forget what we knew in our dream. - Erich Fromm
Be so strong that no one can ignore you. By blaming others you never win, but you do lose to your conscience again and again. - Debasish Mridha
Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us. - Jim Carroll
Living honestly is a prerequisite for a clear conscience. - Eraldo Banovac
Almost all reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for. - Logan Pearsall Smith
By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more. - Albert Camus
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Conscience is the internal perception of the rejection of a particular wish operating in us. - Sigmund Freud
I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions. - Lillian Hellman
Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - the dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides; in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents. - H. L. Mencken
Conscience and cowardice are really the same thing. Conscience is the trade-name of the firm. - Oscar Wilde
Conscience does make cowards of us all, and thus the native hue of resolution is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought. - William Shakespeare
A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience. - Doug Larson
There are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics without principle. - Mahatma Gandhi
If it judges your conscience, then you are in some way guilty of it by action, words or omission. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
And so it is to the printing press--to the recorder of man's deeds, the keeper of his conscience, the courier of his news--that we look for strength and assistance, confident that with your help man will be what he was born to be: free and independent. - John F. Kennedy
The proper task of social reform is to remove poverty from society and to ensure that people do not sell their conscience to make a living. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience. - Woodrow Wilson
All a man can betray is his conscience. - Joseph Conrad
In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is one thing alonethat stands the brunt of life throughout its course:a quiet conscience. - Euripides
A conscience is what hurts when all your other parts feel so good. - Anonymous
Harmony and Peace do not rise from any church, temple, mosque or synagogue. They can only rise from individual human conscience. - Abhijit Naskar
Conscience is the voice of the soul. - Polish Proverb
The ultimate test of man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. - Gaylord Nelson
A person should not misguide own conscience to say to the people that LOVING ONESELF is also BEING TRUE TO ONESELF for there is a sea difference between the two terms. - Anuj Somany
#1 Dating Tip: Make Sure Your Date has a Conscience! - P. A. Speers
Courage without conscience is a wild beast. - Robert Ingersoll
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
Self-serving biases and self-centered agendas are cotton jammed in the ears of our conscience. Even if truth shouts, we can’t hear it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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 bare knowledge of God's will is inefficacious, it doth not better the heart. Knowledge alone is like a winter sun, which hath no heat or influence; it doth not warm the affections, or purify the conscience. Judas was a great luminary, he knew God's will, but he was a traitor. - Thomas Watson
To enjoy inner joy and happiness, let us use our conscience to create peace and harmony in this world. - Debasish Mridha
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience. - Thomas Merton
Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of, a blessing money can't buy. - Izaak Walton
A guilty conscience is jealousy's playground. - L. Quick
Money is only a problem to those that aren't willing to develop a higher conscience about how to master it. - Robin Sacredfire
Le succès est peu de choses, auprès d'une conscience en repos. - Vercors
When you blame others, what you are really saying is what is inside of you can’t be fixed, so you have no control of your own happiness. Therefore, you have made the conscience choice to give focus and fuel to a bad situation that will take you nowhere and give you nothing, but ignorance and pain. - Shannon L. Alder
One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout.
PRICE, n. Value, plus a reasonable sum for the wear and tear of conscience in demanding it. - Ambrose Bierce
The voice of Conscience has needed us to know again who we are in reality. - Nikhil Karke
Philosophy is the art of conscience. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Fear of dying must surely mean fear of how one dies. If one can be assured of a painless death, how can one fear it, unless one is a religious fanatic with a very guilty conscience? - Dimitris Mita
The ability to control the devil in you, defines the strength of your conscience! - Gunbir Singh
Inner peace comes from a clear conscience. - Eraldo Banovac
The only antidote to a politician's poison of deception is conscience injection. - Jorge P. Guerrero
Nature of Human is neither good nor bad, it is simply a fusion of primitive instinctual urges and modern humane conscience. - Abhijit Naskar
The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle.From a sermon given by in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925. - Frederick Lewis Donaldson
I am at liberty to vote as my conscience and judgment dictates to be right, without the yoke of any party on me... Look at my arms, you will find no party hand-cuff on them. - David Crockett
Taking the decision-making process away from people disempowers them. It also makes them much less likely to buy into the decision, however right it may be. One’s own conscience remains the ultimate arbiter. - Lama Surya Das
A good conscience is a continual feast. - Robert Burton
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists - that is why they invented hell. - Bertrand Russell
Conscience is God's presence in man. - Emanuel Swedenborg
The rat had no morals, no conscience, no scruples, no consideration, no decency, no milk of rodent kindness, no compunctions, no higher feeling, no friendliness, no anything - E.B. White
FORGETFULNESS, n. A gift of God bestowed upon doctors in compensation for their destitution of conscience. - Ambrose Bierce
I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other. God help me. Amen. - Martin Luther
Nothing awakens the conscience like a lot of money. - P. Sainath
I hate what you represent."... "Power without conviction." Isana replied, her tone lifeless, matter of fact. "Ambition without conscience. Decent folk suffer at the hands of those like you. - Jim Butcher
If you make someone suffer today, without any doubt, you will be punished by your conscience. Don’t hurt anyone in anyway or form. - Debasish Mridha
Make no mistake. You are your most important critic and your conscience your most important judge of character. - Denis Waitley
Doubt everything except your conscience, even then test the waters, for much brainwashing has gone out into the world - Dara Reidyr
EXHORT, v.t. In religious affairs, to put the conscience of another upon the spit and roast it to a nut-brown discomfort. - Ambrose Bierce
Whatever it may bring, I will live by my own policies, I will sleep with a clear conscience, I will sleep in peace. - Sinead O'Conner
Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience. - Adam Smith
Conscience has nothing to do as lawgiver or judge; but is a witness against me if I do wrong, and which approves if I do right. To act against conscience is to act against reason and God's Law.
As my mind changes, so do my quotes. I empathize with those who, by force, are put on trial for their own clarity of conscience. For that, we must convene by force of argument. - Michael Brett Turner
A clear conscience is due to a poor memory. - R.J. Newman
Right conscience and at the higher level conscientious deeds (spirituality) is the order of civilised and society-responsible men - Priyavrat Thareja
The bite of conscience is indecent. - Friedrich Nietzsche
People in blind love throw away common sense, conscience and comedy from the life. - Amit Kalantri
I am not an American who "will cut the cloth of my conscience to fit this year's fashions."
An apology given just to appease one's conscience is self-serving and better left unspoken! - Evinda Lepins
Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends - H. L. Mencken
Questions about her feelings, about what has been or might be going on in her soul are non of my business; they are the business of her conscience and belong to religion. - Leo Tolstoy
Senescent judges show how patriotic they are by passing out hard sentences for tearing up a draft card or following one's conscience according to the principles established by our country at the Nuremburg trials. - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
A good conscience is a continual Christmas. - Benjamin Franklin
Precisely at the point when you begin to develop a conscience you must find yourself at war with your society. - James Baldwin
All humans are sentient and sapient beings so they have the ability to perceive, think, and act using their knowledge, experience, insight, and conscience. - Debasish Mridha
You are never alone; if you can talk to your conscience. - M.F. Moonzajer
Evolution is constant. Evolving better is individual’s conscience. - Pradeepa Pandiyan
Peace is normally a great good, and normally it coincides with righteousness, but it is righteousness and not peace which should bind the conscience of a nation as it should bind the conscience of an individual; and neither a nation nor an individual can surrender conscience to another's keeping. - Theodore Roosevelt
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Challenges come our way when we least expect them; our insecurities, desires, balance, & conscience are tested in the process. - April Mae Monterrosa
Courage comes from a surrendered heart,a prepared mind, and a good conscience. - Deborah J. Johnson
Life is a mystery unveiled with the conscience of truth - Daniel Marques
They say women have no conscience about laws, don't they?" Mrs MacAvelly suggested. "Why should we?" answered her friend. "We don't make 'em– nor God– nor nature. Why on earth should we respect a set of silly rules made by some men one day and changed by some more the next? - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Fear only one person that is God, listen to only one voice that is your conscience. - Amit Abraham
Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds. - Logan Pearsall Smith
What manner of mind considers this holy estate [pregnancy] which women are privileged by the Almighty to attain as a slur upon the social conscience? - Grantly Dick-Read
Regret is good. It proves you have a conscience. - J.R. Young
On aime sa mère presque sans le savoir, et on ne prend conscience de toute la profondeur des racines de cet amour qu au moment de la séparation dernière. - Guy de Maupassant
The Greatest Companionship you have is your Mind... Your Conscience Mind... The one which talks to you ! The only thing you need to make sure is that; it's positive ! - Alamvusha
The conscience is a right mix of instinct, reason and culture. The conscience itself is not a truth but it has an ability to access the truth. But the very conscience is assembled only by the reason. - Thiruman Archunan
Conscience is the chamber of justice.
The play's the thingWherein I'll catch the conscience of the king. - William Shakespeare
Our humanity is trapped by moral adolescents. We have too many men of science, too few men of God. The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom and power without conscience.
He who stands by his heart has God in him. Our conscience is what unites us with God. - Suzy Kassem
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience. - George Washington
PHILANTHROPIST, n. A rich (and usually bald) old gentleman who has trained himself to grin while his conscience is picking his pocket. - Ambrose Bierce
I realize how depraved it was to instill false guilt in an innocent child's conscience, causing a distorted image of life, God, & self, leaving little if any feeling of personal worth. - Mary Griffith
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society. - Pope John Paul II
Genuine bravery for a writer.... It is about calmly speaking the truth when everyone else is silenced, when the truth cannot be expressed. It is about speaking out with a different voice, risking the wrath of the state and offending everyone, for the sake of the truth, and the writer’s conscience. - Murong Xuecun
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due; that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good; and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws. - Pope Pius XI
To take a side against Rushdie, or to be neutral and evasive about him in the name of some vaguely sensitive ecumenical conscience, is to stand against those who try to incubate a Reformation in the Muslim world. - Christopher Hitchens
The existence of poverty is the proof of an unjust and ill-organised society, and our public charities are but the first tardy awakening in the conscience of a robber. - Sri Aurobindo
The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul. - John Calvin
All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When you battle with your conscience and lose, you win. -, comedian and violinist (1906-1998) - Henny Youngman
A conscience is like a baby. It has to go to sleep before you can.
The universe belongs to you, and you belong to your conscience. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.
You can try to defend discrimination on grounds that people are acting according to their conscience, but never forget that those same people may find it conscionable to discriminate against you next. - DaShanne Stokes
Develop a conscience to live by. - Debasish Mridha
What are riches - grandeur - health itself, to the luxury of a pure conscience, the health of the soul; - and what the sufferings of poverty, disappointment, despair - to the anguish of an afflicted one! - Ann Radcliffe
Le citoyen doit-il un seul instant, dans quelque mesure que ce soit, abandonner sa conscience au législateur ?(LA DÉSOBÉISSANCE CIVILE) - Henry David Thoreau
Conscience, in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
A good conscience is an epitome of good life and a true standard of living - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Will there be people who will have the conscience to contribute to the country by changing themselves first? That is the need of the moment. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
I am bound by conscience and the word of God. Therefore I can and will recant nothing, because to act against one's conscience is neither safe nor salutary. Here I stad. I can do no ether. So help me God. - Martin Luther
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. - Thomas Paine
A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory. - Mark Twain
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
Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinion of others. - Sir Henry Taylor
To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me.
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties. - John Milton
What we now call "morality" was evolved as nearly all social and physical human attributes were to aid us in survival and, ultimately, reproduction. This morality requires only that we be guided by our developed conscience (or "moral sense") and not a God or gods. - David G. McAfee
All the buildings of justice will remain idle on the day when all men have high conscience! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Because everybody has a conscience, whether or not we can be great beings is not determined merely by its presence in us . Instead, it is determined by the choice to acknowledge its presence and follow its lead - Ilchi Lee
Many love humanity only in order to forget God with a clear conscience. - Nicolás Gómez Dávila
Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life. - Karl Barth
I shall drink to the Pope, if you please, still, to conscience first, and to the Pope afterwards. - John Henry Newman
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