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The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
B. C. Forbes
A heartsong doesn't have to be a song in your heart. It doesn't have to be talking about love and peace. It can just be your message. It can be your feeling. Some people might even call it a conscience, even though that's not really what it is. It's your message, what you feel like you need to do.
Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.
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.
In my view, the only thing worse than a rock star is a rock star with a conscience.
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.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Alphonse de Lamartine
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.
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.
The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.
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.
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.
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
Walter Savage Landor
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
There are only two things worth aiming for, good music and a clean conscience.
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.
A great business has to have a conscience. You have to know who you are and who you are not.
It is a mistake to think that we can control the breeding of mankind in the long run by an appeal to conscience.
We were a country band with a social conscience.
A satellite has no conscience.
Edward R. Murrow
I believe that global warming is a myth. And so, therefore, I have no conscience problems at all and I'm going to buy a Suburban next time.
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
James Freeman Clarke
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.
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.
Neither conscience nor sanity itself suggests that the United States is, should or could be the global gendarme.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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