Quotes by conscience
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In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.
British Dramatist 1670-1729
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.
Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
In my view, the only thing worse than a rock star is a rock star with a conscience.
American columnist and author 1942-
In violent streets and broken homes, the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but for more conscience and character.
American statesman 1743-1826
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.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
Joseph A. Schumpeter
Austrian-American economist 1883-1950
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.
American academic and social critic 1947-
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)
German preacher 1483-1546
Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.
Russian Novelist 1918-2008
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.
First president of the US 1732-1799
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience
American general in WO II 1880-1964
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.
American writer 1909-1981
Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Love is too young to know what conscience is.
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