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A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory. ⏤ Mark Twain

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There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.

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

Albert Einstein, physicist

There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.

Sophocles, poet

One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout.


The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.

Douglas MacArthur, general

The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.

Harper Lee, novelist

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

John Calvin, theologian

Conscience does make cowards of us all.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

If you look into your own heart, you find nothing wrong there, what is there to fear?

Confucius, philosopher

Men never do evil so fully and cheerfully as when we do it out of conscience.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

The conscience is the sacred haven of the liberty of man.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

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, novelist

Conscience is a man's compass.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

A clear conscience is a soft pillow.


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.

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.

Chinese Proverbs,

Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.

Michel Foucault, historian

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

George Washington, president

Conscience is the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking.

H. L. Mencken, writer

God may forgive your sins, but your nervous system won t.


Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience.

George Santayana, philosopher

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

Euripides, poet

Conscience. That stuff can drive you nuts.

Budd Schulberg, writer

The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.

Izaak Walton, writer

Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you.

Rutherford B. Hayes, president

Conscience: self-esteem with a halo.

Irving Layton, poet

Conscience is the internal perception of the rejection of a particular wish operating within us.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

Conscience is the dog that can't bite, but never stops barking.


The chief prerequisite for a escort is to have a flexible conscience and an inflexible politeness.

Marguerite Blessington,

Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.

Josh Billings, comedian

One lives with so many bad deeds on one's conscience and some good intentions in one's heart.

John Dewey, philosopher

The appeal to the white man's pocket has ever been more effectual than all the appeals ever made to his conscience.

Ida B. Wells, activist

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

Charlotte Bronte, novelist

If anyone has a conscience it's generally a guilty one.

Max Frisch, novelist

Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain.

Doug Horton,

I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

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

H. L. Mencken, writer

A good conscience is a continual feast.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

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

Thomas Hobbes, philosopher

A bad conscience has a very good memory


Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking.

H. L. Mencken, writer

We don't know much about the human conscience, except that it is soluble in alcohol.

John Mortimer, novelist

Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions of the body.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.

Alphonse De Lamartine, poet

The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow.

William Cowper, poet

A conscience is like a baby. It has to go to sleep before you can.


One half of the world's people live on less than two dollars a day. This should concern our national security policy as well as our conscience.

Lee H. Hamilton, politician

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, director

The question of religion was a matter for each individual's conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area.

James Larkin, activist

Conscience is the sentinel of virtue.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

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, poet

Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.

Thomas S. Monson, clergyman

My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, and every tongue brings in a several tale, and every tale condemns me for a villain.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

We took this challenge before our Lord and our conscience, and it must be done, because this man, Hitler, he is the ultimate evil.

Claus von Stauffenberg, soldier

Here rests the soul of our nation - here also should be our conscience.

Caspar Weinberger, public servant

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

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

Doug Larson, cartoonist

As the price of gas goes up, people will become more conscience of how much they use.

Mike Rounds, politician

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.

Edmund Burke, statesman

A good man with a good conscience doesn't walk so fast.

Georg Buchner, dramatist

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

H. L. Mencken, writer

While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind.

Mary Wortley Montagu, writer

In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.

Thomas De Quincey, author

I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it.

Ogden Nash, poet

Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, playwright

No ear can hear nor tongue can tell the tortures of the inward hell!

Lord Byron, poet

Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.

Jeremy Taylor, clergyman

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, writer

The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all.

Max Beerbohm, actor

Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it.

Samuel Butler, poet

Conscience -- the only incorruptible thing about us.

Henry Fielding, novelist

Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us.

Jim Carroll,

Even if my mother had no qualms of conscience concerning ownership of negroes, her sense of duty carried her far beyond the mere supplying of their physical needs, or requiring that they render faithful service.

John Sergeant Wise, author

There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.

Stokely Carmichael, activist

Evil societies always kill their consciences.

James L. Farmer, Jr., activist

We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience, mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation.

Peter Akinola, clergyman

Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.

George Bancroft, historian

What we call conscience in many instances, is only a wholesome fear of the law.

Christian Nevell Bovee,

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, president

I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.

Jim Ramstad, politician

We are yet to have a conscience at all about the exploitation of human cultures.

Arthur Erickson, architect

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.

Anne Frank, diarist

Living with a conscience is like driving with the brakes on.

Budd Schulberg, writer

I am considering two things on a daily basis: what is right to do and what is wrong to do in my role as President of my people. According to my conscience, I am trying to abide by the right. My vision is peace. My vision is prosperity.

Boris Trajkovski, statesman

The dirty little secret of journalism is that it really isn't a profession, it's a craft. All you need is a telephone and a conscience and you're all set.

Andrew Sullivan, journalist

When I got on the airplane in Indonesia coming to Japan, my intentions was to turn myself in to the military for the simple reason I would like to put my daughters with their mother, one thing. Another thing, I'd like to clear my conscience.

Robert Jenkins, soldier

Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

I was raised Baptist, and I like the fact that I got my conscience installed early.

Octavia E. Butler,

We know enough to stand here in truth - facing pain, cry and suffering of those who were murdered here. Face to face with the victims' families who are here today. Before the judgment of our own conscience.

Aleksander Kwasniewski, politician

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

B. C. Forbes, journalist

If we're picking people to draw out of their own conscience and experience a 'new' Constitution, we should not look principally for good lawyers. We should look to people who agree with us. When we are in that mode, you realize we have rendered the Constitution useless.

Antonin Scalia, judge

Conscience that isn't hitched up to common sense is a mighty dangerous thing.

Margaret Deland, novelist

I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things.

Octavia E. Butler,

As far as the charge against me is concerned I have a clear conscience.

Wilhelm Frick, celebrity

My heart has been heavy and I have deliberated within my own conscience, knowing that my decision should not come out of my initial emotion of anger toward the President for such reckless behavior, but should be based on the facts.

Blanche Lincoln, politician

Woodrow Wilson called for leaders who, by boldly interpreting the nation's conscience, could lift a people out of their everyday selves. That people can be lifted into their better selves is the secret of transforming leadership.

James MacGregor Burns, author

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, author

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Disco music in the '70s was just a call to go wild and party and dance with no thought or conscience or regard for tomorrow.

Martha Reeves, musician

I believe that global warming is a myth. And so, therefore, I have no conscience problems at all and I'm going to buy a Suburban next time.

Jerry Falwell, clergyman

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