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A ''just war'' is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.
American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer 1955-0
A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
English writer and cleric 1771-18450
A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
Alphonse De Lamartine
French Poet, Statesman, Historian 1790-18690
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-16260
A good conscience is a continual feast.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-17190
A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.
French writer and essayist 1913-19600
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
American columnist and editor 1926-20170
A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
Afghan-born American novelist and physician 1965-0
A man who has no conscience, no goodness, does not suffer.
Source: The Kite Runner
English writer 1775-18170
A man who has nothing to do with his own time has no conscience in his intrusion on that of others.
British philosopher 1588-16790
A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.
Frank A. Clark
American politician 1860-19360
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.
American writer 1897-19620
A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
Walter Savage Landor
British poet 1775-18640
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
English playwright and poet 1564-16160
A peace above all earhtly dignities: A still and quiet conscience.