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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

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

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


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

Harper Lee, novelist

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

Conscience does make cowards of us all.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

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

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

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

Chinese Proverbs,

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

John Calvin, theologian

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

Religions are the great fairy tales of conscience.

George Santayana, philosopher

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.


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

Euripides, poet

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

Marguerite Blessington,

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

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you.

Rutherford B. Hayes, president

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

Izaak Walton, writer

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


Conscience: self-esteem with a halo.

Irving Layton, poet

Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.

Josh Billings, comedian

Conscience. That stuff can drive you nuts.

Budd Schulberg, writer

A good conscience is a continual feast.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

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

Doug Horton,

A bad conscience has a very good memory


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

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

John Dewey, 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

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

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


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

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

H. L. Mencken, writer

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

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

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

Conscience is the sentinel of virtue.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

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

H. L. Mencken, writer

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

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow.

William Cowper, 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

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

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

John Mortimer, novelist

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

Alphonse De Lamartine, poet

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

Conscience -- the only incorruptible thing about us.

Henry Fielding, novelist

Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us.

Jim Carroll,

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

Christian Nevell Bovee,

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

Thomas De Quincey, author

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

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

Lord Byron, poet

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

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

Caspar Weinberger, public servant

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

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

Peter Akinola, clergyman

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

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, playwright

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

Arthur Erickson, architect

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

Samuel Butler, poet

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

Mike Rounds, politician

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

Jeremy Taylor, clergyman

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

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

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

George Bancroft, historian

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

Georg Buchner, dramatist

Evil societies always kill their consciences.

James L. Farmer, Jr., activist

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

Ogden Nash, poet

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

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

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

Edmund Burke, statesman

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

Stokely Carmichael, activist

If a superior give any order to one who is under him which is against that man's conscience, although he do not obey it yet he shall not be dismissed.

Francis of Assisi, saint

Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart.

Joseph Cook, politician

A man's conscience, like a warning line on the highway, tells him what he shouldn't do -- but it does not keep him from doing it.

Frank A. Clark,

It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.

William Ellery Channing, writer

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, clergyman

Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience.

Walter Lippmann, journalist

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

Albert Camus, philosopher

If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences, one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves, because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state, and all men of our time are in such a state.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

Two things fill me with constantly increasing admiration and awe, the longer and more earnestly I reflect on them: the starry heavens without and the moral law within.

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

The conscience is the most flexible material in the world. Today you cannot stretch it over a mole hill; while tomorrow it can hide a mountain.

Edward George BulwerLytton,

The conscience of the dying belies their life.

Luc De Clapiers, writer

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

Doug Larson, cartoonist

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.

Germaine De Stael,

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashion.

Lillian Hellman, dramatist

A satellite has no conscience.

Edward R. Murrow, journalist

Conscience was the barmaid of the Victorian soul. Recognizing that human beings were fallible and that their failings, though regrettable, must be humored, conscience would permit, rather ungraciously perhaps, the indulgence of a number of carefully selected desires.

C. E. M. Joad,

I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.

Van Jones, activist

I think that if there are positions that you can't argue... then the responsibility is probably to resign. If one's own conscience is opposed to the requirements and responsibilities of the job, then it's time to leave the job.

Elena Kagan, judge

Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author

Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express.

George A. Smith, clergyman

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