Quotes by conscience
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French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
Men never do evil so fully and cheerfully as when we do it out of conscience.
Honoré de Balzac
French writer 1799-1850
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
American Evangelist 1918-
Most of us follow our conscience as we follow a wheelbarrow. We push it in front of us in the direction we want to go.Source: "Quote unquote" by Lloyd Cory, (1977) p. 70
Logan Pearsall Smith
English writer 1865-1946
Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
American religious reformer and activist
Must not I then entertain the saints because I must keep my conscience.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, and every tongue brings in a several tale, and every tale condemns me for a villain.
American politician and lawyer 1960-
My heart has been heavy and I have deliberated within my own conscience, knowing that my decision should not come out of my initial emotion of anger toward the President for such reckless behavior, but should be based on the facts.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
Norwegian writer 1832-1910
Nothing has ever moulded our conscience so strongly as our knowledge of what is good and what is evil.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
American suffragist, abolitionist and women's rights activist 1815-1902
Nothing strengthens the judgement and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.
Italian philosopher and poet 1265-1321
O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
A. E. Housman
British poet 1859-1936
Oh who is that young sinner with the handcuffs on his wrists?
And what has he been after that they groan and shake their fists?
And wherefore is he wearing such a conscience-stricken air?
Oh they're taking him to prison for the colour of his hair.Source: Additional Poems (1937) No. 18, st. 1
American lawyer, educator and politician 1936-1996
Our concept of governing is derived from our view of people. It is a concept deeply rooted in a set of beliefs firmly etched in the national conscience, of all of us.
American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience.
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