Quotes by conscience

Quotes 151 till 165 of 172.

  • Benjamin Todd Jealous
    Benjamin Todd Jealous
    American civic leader and politician 1973-
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    We do not owe allegiance to any candidate because they share our party or our color, but because they share our principles and our conscience.
  • Aleksander Kwasniewski
    Aleksander Kwasniewski
    Polish politician and journalist 1954-
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    We know enough to stand here in truth - facing pain, cry and suffering of those who were murdered here. Face to face with the victims' families who are here today. Before the judgment of our own conscience.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    We lie to ourselves in order that we may still have the excuse of ignorance, the alibi of stupidity and incomprehension, possessing which we can continue with a good conscience to commit and tolerate the most monstrous crimes.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
    Helen Rowland
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    What a man calls his ''conscience'' is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    What has to do with your ability to fall asleep is not caffeine. It's having a clean conscience. I have a clean conscience so I can drink all the caffeine I want.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    What we call conscience in many instances, is only a wholesome fear of the law.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being witnesses of it, is, in my opinion, most praiseworthy: not that the public eye should be entirely avoided, for good actions desire to be placed in the light; but notwithstanding this, the greatest theater for virtue is conscience.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
    John Updike
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    When we try in good faith to believe in materialism, in the exclusive reality of the physical, we are asking our selves to step aside; we are disavowing the very realm where we exist and where all things precious are kept - the realm of emotion and conscience, of memory and intention and sensation.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
    Mary Wortley Montagu
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    While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
    Edward Dahlberg
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    Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    You have a conscience, and a conscience is a valuable attribute, but not if it begins to make you think you were to blame for what is far beyond the scope of your responsibility.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
    Desiderius Erasmus
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    You'll see certain Pythagorean whose belief in communism of property goes to such lengths that they pick up anything lying about unguarded, and make off with it without a qualm of conscience as if it had come to them by law.
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