Quotes by conscience

Quotes 76 till 90 of 172.

  • Robert Hall
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    In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
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    In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    In my view, the only thing worse than a rock star is a rock star with a conscience.
  • Cal Thomas
    Cal Thomas
    American columnist and author 1942-
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    In violent streets and broken homes, the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but for more conscience and character.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.
  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
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    It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Austrian-American economist 1883-1950
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    It is not true that democracy will always safeguard freedom of conscience better than autocracy. Witness the most famous of all trials. Pilate was, from the standpoint of the Jews, certainly the representative of autocracy. Yet he tried to protect freedom. And he yielded to a democracy.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Judaism's campaign to make divinity invisible has never fully succeeded. Images are always eluding moral control, creating the brilliant western art tradition. Idolatry is fascism of the eye. The western eye will be served, with or without the consent of conscience.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.
  • Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Russian Novelist 1918-2008
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    Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience
  • Douglas Macarthur
    Douglas Macarthur
    American general in WO II 1880-1964
    Douglas Macarthur
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    Last, but by no means least, courage-moral courage, the courage of one's convictions, the courage to see things through. The world ;is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle-the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your ;conscience on the other.
  • Nelson Algren
    Nelson Algren
    American writer 1909-1981
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    Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Love is too young to know what conscience is.
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