Quotes by conscience

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  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
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    There is no self-delusion more fatal than that which makes the conscience dreamy with the anodyne of lofty sentiments, while the life is groveling and sensual.
  • Sophocles
    Sophocles
    Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
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    There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    There is nothing more dangerous than the conscience of a bigot.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its length: a quite conscience.
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden Nash
    American poet 1902-1971
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    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.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    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.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    To be conscience that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
  • Barbara Deming
    Barbara Deming
    American feminist and advocate
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    To resort to power one need not be violent, and to speak to conscience one need not be meek. The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience.
  • To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Vengeance taken will often tear the heart and torment the conscience.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
    American activist 1912-1987
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    War is wrong. Conscription for war is inconsistent with freedom of conscience, which is not merely the right to believe but to act on the degree of truth that one receives, to follow a vocation which is God-inspired and God-directed.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
    American musician 1947-2017
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    We all knew that asking another guitar player to step into Duane Allman's shoes would not really be fair to anybody who had a conscience.
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