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A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Alphonse de Lamartine
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.
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.
In my view, the only thing worse than a rock star is a rock star with a conscience.
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.
Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.
If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself.
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience.
John Henry Newman
A cat can maintain a position of curled up somnolence on your knee until you are nearly upright. To the last minute she hopes your conscience will get the better of you and you will settle down again.
Those who have experienced the most, have suffered so much that they have ceased to hate. Hate is more for those with a slightly guilty conscience, and who by chewing on old hate in times of peace wish to demonstrate how great they were during the war.
I knew that if I wanted to stop being a pushover I had to get comfortable with small rejections myself. That took some work, but because of it I can now say 'no' to other people with a clear conscience.
The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.
There are only two things worth aiming for, good music and a clean conscience.
It was expected of me that I was to bow to the name of Andrew Jackson... even at the expense of my conscience and judgement. such a thing was new to me, and a total stranger to my principles.
A great business has to have a conscience. You have to know who you are and who you are not.
Rich Mullins was the uneasy conscience of Christian music. He didn't live like a star. He'd taken a vow of poverty so that what he earned could be used to help others.
Jesus did not get stuck in intellectual arguments with people. He did not go for the intellect; He went for the conscience. He spoke to that part of the person that knows the difference between right and wrong instinctively.
We were a country band with a social conscience.
Conscience - the only incorruptible thing about us.
It is a mistake to think that we can control the breeding of mankind in the long run by an appeal to conscience.
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.
Madame de Stael
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
Walter Savage Landor
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
James Freeman Clarke
Some people may believe that their conscience is enough to guide them not to lie, be deceitful or do the other things God has commanded us not to do. I disagree.
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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