Conscience Quotes

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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.
View quotes by Henry James

Government is merely an attempt to express the conscience of everybody, the average conscience of the nation, in the rules that everybody is commanded to obey. That is all it is.
View quotes by Woodrow Wilson

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.
View quotes by Martin Luther King Jr

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

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.
View quotes by Bishop Jeremy Taylor

Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
View quotes by Bishop Jeremy Taylor

Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
View quotes by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Modesty is the conscience of the body.
View quotes by Honore De Balzac

Lord of myself, accountable to none.
But to my conscience, and my God alone.
View quotes by John Oldham

There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.
View quotes by Stokely Carmichael

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.
View quotes by Henry L Mencken

Conscience and wealth are not always neighbours
View quotes by Philip Massinger

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
View quotes by Lillian Helvetius

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
View quotes by Lillian Hellman

A good conscience is a continual feast.
View quotes by Robert Burton

The conscience of the dying belies their life.
View quotes by Luc De Vauvanargues

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
View quotes by B C Forbes

The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all.
View quotes by Max Beerbohm

We put the politics of conscience in the spot light.
View quotes by Andrew Neil

In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.
View quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

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