Quotes by conscience

Quotes 61 till 75 of 172.

  • Jeremy Taylor
    Jeremy Taylor
    British churchman and writer 1613-1667
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    He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.
  • D'Avenant
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    Honor is the moral conscience of the great.
  • Lillian Hellman
    Lillian Hellman
    American playwright 1905-1984
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    I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.
  • Anita Hill
    Anita Hill
    American lawyer and academic 1956-
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    I did what my conscience told me to do, and you can't fail if you do that.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Dutch Jewish Refugee, Diarist 1929-1945
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    I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.
  • Dean William R. Inge
    Dean William R. Inge
    Dean of St Paul's, London 1860-1954
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    I think middle-age is the best time, if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience which often sets in at about fifty.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind.
  • Jonathan Miller
    Jonathan Miller
    English theatre and opera actor, author and television presenter 1934-
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    I wasn't driven into medicine by a social conscience but by rampant curiosity.
  • Bernard Cornwell
    Bernard Cornwell
    British author of historical novels 1944-
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    I'm fortunate that the books sell, but even more fortunate to live in Chatham, to be very happily married and to have, on the whole, a fairly clear conscience.
  • St. Francis of Assisi
    St. Francis of Assisi
    Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde 1181-1226
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    If a superior give any order to one who is under him which is against that man's conscience, although he do not obey it yet he shall not be dismissed.
  • Antonin Scalia
    Antonin Scalia
    American jurist 1936-2016
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    If we're picking people to draw out of their own conscience and experience a 'new' Constitution, we should not look principally for good lawyers. We should look to people who agree with us. When we are in that mode, you realize we have rendered the Constitution useless.
  • Thomas De Quincey
    Thomas De Quincey
    British writer 1785-1859
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    In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.
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