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Conscience, the power of conscience, can unearth all kinds of things.
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.
Clever modern man is so witless that he thinks moral silence and empty conscience are an advantage.
Abortion is an issue of conscience for the Labour party.
I have been a man of great sins, but He has been a God of great mercies; and now, through His mercies, I have a conscience as sound and quiet as if I had never sinned.
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.
Conscience is the sentinel of virtue.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
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
Conscience: self-esteem with a halo.
There were never any doctors in my family. But my grandparents and my mother had a strong social conscience that was formative.
Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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
I think - I think you have a conscience growing up in a loving family with a nurturing community. And I think what happens is, and that's part of the problem of being in the closet which is a very sick place. I mean it's self loathing. It's self denial. And you keep that separate.
The only thing worse than an active conscience is one that's retroactive.
It would be foolhardy to count on the conscience of the world.
We take nothing to the grave with us, but a good or evil conscience... It is true, terrors of conscience cast us down; and yet without terrors of conscience we cannot be raised up again.
Conscience. That stuff can drive you nuts.
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.
I have a lot of trouble understanding all the detail of finance and administration - but if you combine intellectual and professional capacity with a social conscience, you can change things: countries, structures, economic models, colonial states.
If anyone has a conscience it's generally a guilty one.
I majored in journalism at Arizona State University, where I began writing the columns I write now, but I cannot, in good conscience, refer to myself as a writer. I'm a columnist, maybe a journalist, I guess I'm an author, but writer... no. That's not up to me to call myself, that's rather lofty. It's for the reader to decide.
I have a clear conscience.
In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.
Thomas de Quincey
Well, I think that Catholicism's basic foundation of faith is personal conscience. I think it's between you and God, not you and the Church.
Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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