Quotes by conscience
Quotes 16 till 30 of 172.
English writer 1775-1817
A man who has nothing to do with his own time has no conscience in his intrusion on that of others.
British philosopher 1588-1679
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 1860-1936
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 1897-1962
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 1775-1864
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
A peace above all earhtly dignities: A still and quiet conscience.
English essayist 1775-1834
A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondence, an odious approximation, a haunting conscience, a preposterous shadow, lengthening in the noon-tide of our prosperity. He is known by his knock.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
Ambition, like a torrent, ne'er looks back;
And is a swelling, and the last affection
A high mind can put off; being both a rebel
Unto the soul and reason, and enforceth
All laws, all conscience, treads upon religion,
and offereth violence to nature's self.Source: Catiline His Conspiracy
British author 1940-1992
Anxiety is the beginning of conscience, which is the parent of the soul but is not compatible with innocence.
British author of historical novels 1944-
Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience is almost certainly a bore.
American president (7th) 1767-1845
As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.
Jean de la Bruyère
French writer 1645-1696
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.
British writer 1862-1933
Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
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