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Conscience allows us to do two things: Pass judgment on ourselves; approve or condemn our own conduct.
Edwin Louis Cole
The crucial thing is to arouse the awareness that as a matter of human conscience we can never permit the people of any country to fall victim to nuclear weapons, and for each individual to express their refusal to continue living in the shadow of the threat they pose.
I think I was the healthiest prisoner of conscience in the world.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all.
We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stouter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once.
Logan Pearsall Smith
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.
We were a country band with a social conscience.
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
William Ellery Channing
Conscience, the power of conscience, can unearth all kinds of things.
We are yet to have a conscience at all about the exploitation of human cultures.
Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world, with either your conscience or your honor unwounded.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
The truth doesn't lie. It's up in your face. It's in your conscience. It challenges your very being with the intention of cleaning you of sin and its influence.
God calls all of his children to the table. We can disagree and even say a lot of hateful things, but what we can't do in good conscience is leave the table. Or demand that someone else not be at the table.
Clever modern man is so witless that he thinks moral silence and empty conscience are an advantage.
But I think I can sincerely declare that I cheerfully submit myself to every odious name for conscience' sake; and from my soul I despise all those whose guilt, malice, or folly has made them my foes.
The U.N. acts as the world's conscience, and over eighty-five percent of the work that is done by the United Nations is in the social, economic, educational and cultural fields.
Conscience: self-esteem with a halo.
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.
Abortion is an issue of conscience for the Labour party.
Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
There were never any doctors in my family. But my grandparents and my mother had a strong social conscience that was formative.
A good film demands its own score, and if you are a musician, your conscience will never allow you to do something mediocre for a good film.
A. R. Rahman
I think there is some resistance when people talk about ethical fashion, and a tendency to panic that if you're bringing a moral agenda and highlighting the origins of the garments, you can't incorporate style. But there's no reason why style and conscience can't co-exist.
My conscience is informed by reason. It's like Kant's categorical imperative: behave to others as you would wish they behaved to you.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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