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Conscience Quotes

Conscience is that troublemaker that drives the sleep out of your eyes when you have gone against it. It is that faculty that will be the first one to stop you from doing any wrong that goes against your moral evaluations. In short, conscience is the only factor, if you follow it, which will keep you in the straight path. However, the power of conscience can be quite fragile compared to your will to do wrong, but after the deed is done, its pinch will he the sharpest, which one can call guilt. So, no matter what, always heed to your conscience. The conscience quotes given below will give you a deeper understanding of this intuition.

Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.

- B. C. Forbes

The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.

- John Dewey

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.

- B. C. Forbes

Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.

- Titus

The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul.

- John Calvin

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

- Thomas Hobbes

All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.

- Stanley Kubrick

People talk about the conscience, but it seems to me one must just bring it up to a certain point and leave it there. You can let your conscience alone if you're nice to the second housemaid.

- Henry James

Love is too young to know what conscience is.

- William Shakespeare

I think it better to do right, even if we suffer in so doing, than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity.

- Robert E. Lee

Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.

- Areopagitica , John Milton

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.

- Andre Gide

If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose.

- Charles Bukowski

You know, the Internets made us more aware of what people think about us.

- Robert Smith

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.

- To Kill a Mockingbird , Harper Lee

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

A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.

- H. L. Mencken

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

- H. L. Mencken

There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.

- Ogden Nash

Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.

- Oswald Chambers

I did not join the resistance movement to kill people, to kill the nation. Look at me now. Am I a savage person? My conscience is clear.

- Pol Pot

A man lives not only his personal life, as an individual, but also, consciously or unconsciously, the life of his epoch and his contemporaries.

- Thomas Mann

Once we have learned to read, meaning of words can somehow register without consciousness.

- Katherine Mansfield

Even if the last move did not succeed, the inner command says move again.

- Seamus Heaney

Without needing to be theoretically instructed, consciousness quickly realizes that it is the site of variously contending discourses.

- Seamus Heaney

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.

- Robert Redford

Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.

- Leo Tolstoy

A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.

- Carolyn Wells

A man's thinking goes on within his consciousness in a seclusion in comparison with which any physical seclusion is an exhibition to public view.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

The human body is the best picture of the human soul.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.

- Tony Robbins

Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.

- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The only thing worse than an active conscience is one that's retroactive.

- Harold Coffin

The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art, because men, whose nature is to tire of everything in turn... tired of common sense and civilization.

- F. L. Lucas

Women are wearing tight and sexy clothes again. It is the body-conscious mentality, and women are revealing every bulge.

- Manolo Blahnik

A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.

- Henrik Ibsen

Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.

- Benjamin Disraeli

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, so help me God. Amen.

- Martin Luther

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

- Martin Luther

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