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What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
Conscience is a man's compass.
Vincent Van Gogh
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
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
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
I think the currency of leadership is transparency. You've got to be truthful. I don't think you should be vulnerable every day, but there are moments where you've got to share your soul and conscience with people and show them who you are, and not be afraid of it.
No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It's because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand - demand - demand change.
All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell.
The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul.
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.
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
Honore de Balzac
Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
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.
As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.
They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience.
To doubt God is to doubt one's own conscience, and in consequence, it would be to doubt everything; and then what is life for?
A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.
Citizens with a conscience are not going to ignore wrong-doing simply because they'll be destroyed for it: the conscience forbids it.
Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.
Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you.
Rutherford B. Hayes
One of my weaknesses is that I actually have a conscience.
Now for my own case, I bless the Lord that, for all that hath been said of me, my conscience doth not condemn me. I do not say I am free of sin, but I am at peace with God through a slain Mediator; and I believe that there is no salvation but only in Christ.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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