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O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!

Tags: Bitter, Fault  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.

Tags: Against, State  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Love is too young to know what conscience is.

Tags: Love, Young  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully.

Tags: Honesty, Listen  ✍ Author: Richard Bach

So long as there are earnest believers in the world, they will always wish to punish opinions, even if their judgment tells them it is unwise and their conscience that it is wrong.

Tags: Wish, Wrong  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Modesty is the conscience of the body.

Tags: Body, Modesty  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it.

Tags: Judge, Until  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.

Tags: Lives, Mirror  ✍ Author: George Bancroft

Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.

Tags: Gift, God  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.

Tags: Good, Silent  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

In addition the bill would expand an existing law 'conscience clause' that protects physician training programs that refuse to provide training for abortion procedures.

Tags: Law, Training  ✍ Author: Ken Calvert

By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.

Tags: Government, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

I have a clear conscience.

Tags: Clear  ✍ Author: Wilhelm Canaris

I have been a man of great sins, but He has been a God of great mercies; and now, through His mercies, I have a conscience as sound and quiet as if I had never sinned.

Tags: God, Great  ✍ Author: William Carey

Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors.

Tags: Farming, Writing  ✍ Author: Edward Dahlberg

Call it my little gesture toward social conscience, but I like to think I'm teaching a certain number of people to read. Now that sounds pretentious!

Tags: Read, Social  ✍ Author: David Eddings

I want to make this perfectly clear: you can be sure that I will never be a yes-man except to my own conscience.

Tags: Except, Sure  ✍ Author: Charles Edison

There's so few people in this town with a conscience.

Tags: Few, Town  ✍ Author: Blake Edwards

Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive.

Tags: Keep, Science  ✍ Author: George Eliot

A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.

Tags: Clear, Innocent  ✍ Author: Elizabeth I

I believe that global warming is a myth. And so, therefore, I have no conscience problems at all and I'm going to buy a Suburban next time.

Tags: Problems, Time  ✍ Author: Jerry Falwell

After closely examining my conscience, I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as in the contemporary ones.

Tags: After, State  ✍ Author: Lion Feuchtwanger
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I have come to have the firm conviction that vanity is the basis of everything, and finally that what one calls conscience is only inner vanity.

Tags: Finally, Vanity  ✍ Author: Gustave Flaubert

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.

Tags: Good  ✍ Author: Benjamin Franklin

There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.

Tags: Higher, Justice  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.

Tags: Human, Small  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.

Tags: Law, Place  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

The chief prerequisite for a escort is to have a flexible conscience and an inflexible politeness.

Tags: Chief, Politeness  ✍ Author: Marguerite Gardiner

The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the would.

Tags: Evil, Practice  ✍ Author: William E. Gladstone

Conscience is a man's compass.

Tags: Compass  ✍ Author: Vincent Van Gogh

One half of the world's people live on less than two dollars a day. This should concern our national security policy as well as our conscience.

Tags: Less, Security  ✍ Author: Lee H. Hamilton

Nobody has any conscience about adding to the improbabilities of a marvelous tale.

Tags: Marvelous, Nobody  ✍ Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Conscience is God present in man.

Tags: God, Present  ✍ Author: Victor Hugo

Courage without conscience is a wild beast.

Tags: Courage, Wild  ✍ Author: Robert Green Ingersoll

Black and Jewish leaders have been a coalition of conscience.

Tags: Black, Leaders  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

Maybe I'll learn how, but the only thing I can do is turn down parts that would hurt my conscience.

Tags: Hurt, Learn  ✍ Author: Victoria Jackson

We do not owe allegiance to any candidate because they share our party or our color, but because they share our principles and our conscience.

Tags: Color, Party  ✍ Author: Benjamin Todd Jealous

I think that if there are positions that you can't argue... then the responsibility is probably to resign. If one's own conscience is opposed to the requirements and responsibilities of the job, then it's time to leave the job.

Tags: Job, Time  ✍ Author: Elena Kagan

A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.

Tags: God, Judge  ✍ Author: Alphonse de Lamartine

Claiming for ourselves liberty of conscience, liberty to worship, we shall see to it that every other individual enjoys the same right.

Tags: Individual, Liberty  ✍ Author: James Larkin

A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.

Tags: Memory, Short  ✍ Author: Brie Larson

You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you.

Tags: Feelings, Word  ✍ Author: Martin Luther

Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.

Tags: Ends, Whose  ✍ Author: H. L. Mencken

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking.

Tags: Looking, Someone  ✍ Author: H. L. Mencken

We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.

Tags: Leave, Memory  ✍ Author: Michel de Montaigne

There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.

Tags: Either, Happiness  ✍ Author: Ogden Nash

All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.

Tags: Good, Truth  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

A theatre is not a blank page for editorial, it is not a soapbox or a Tannoy system: it is a conscience that wakes with what is happening in the space, and wakes further still in response to what people are making of it.

Tags: Making, Theatre  ✍ Author: Paul O\'Grady

Lord of myself, accountable to none, but to my conscience, and my God alone.

Tags: Alone, God  ✍ Author: Mike Oldfield

But I think I can sincerely declare that I cheerfully submit myself to every odious name for conscience' sake; and from my soul I despise all those whose guilt, malice, or folly has made them my foes.

Tags: Name, Soul  ✍ Author: James Otis

Europeans know the importance of the Resistance; it has been the shining example of the modern conscience.

Tags: Example, Modern  ✍ Author: Salvatore Quasimodo

In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.

Tags: Life, Wife  ✍ Author: Thomas de Quincey

People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide.

Tags: Getting, Legal  ✍ Author: Will Rogers

President Obama orders religious organizations to violate their conscience. I will defend religious liberty and overturn regulations that trample on our first freedom.

Tags: Freedom, Liberty  ✍ Author: Mitt Romney

The first and greatest punishment of the sinner is the conscience of sin.

Tags: Greatest, Sin  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

There is nothing more dangerous than the conscience of a bigot.

Tags: Bigot, Dangerous  ✍ Author: George Bernard Shaw

Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others.

Tags: Men, Others  ✍ Author: Henry Taylor

Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.

Tags: Men, Others  ✍ Author: Jane Taylor

The U.N. acts as the world's conscience, and over eighty-five percent of the work that is done by the United Nations is in the social, economic, educational and cultural fields.

Tags: Done, Work  ✍ Author: Shirley Temple

War is so unjust and ugly that all who wage it must try to stifle the voice of conscience within themselves.

Tags: Try, War  ✍ Author: Leo Tolstoy

To endeavor to domineer over conscience, is to invade the citadel of heaven.

Tags: Endeavor, Heaven  ✍ Author: Dita Von Teese

No, we are not the master of the state, said King. We are not the servant of the state. We are the conscience of the state. The churches or the religious community should be, I think, the conscience of the state. We're not just service providers.

Tags: Said, Service  ✍ Author: Jim Wallis

Finally we are a nation with some conscience. It means alliances are extremely important when they're based on a national interest. We have to have the ability to sustain our presence within those alliances.

Tags: Means, Nation  ✍ Author: Malcolm Wallop

The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.

Tags: Left, Worth  ✍ Author: Izaak Walton

But no man has a monopoly of conscience.

Tags: Monopoly  ✍ Author: Mary Augusta Ward

But dogs, which have no ability to sin nor moral conscience, do not have an ability to reject Jesus.

Tags: Jesus, Moral  ✍ Author: Rau\'Shee Warren

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.

Tags: Fire, Keep  ✍ Author: George Washington

I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind.

Tags: Leave, Mankind  ✍ Author: William Butler Yeats

I believe you have to nurture your conscience.

Tags: Nurture  ✍ Author: Loretta Young

I don't believe there can be a poetic novel without political consciousness. I have a strong political conscience.

Tags: Political, Strong  ✍ Author: Marguerite Young

It would be foolhardy to count on the conscience of the world.

Tags: Count, Foolhardy  ✍ Author: Stefan Zweig

We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience, mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation.

Tags: Faith, Money  ✍ Author: Peter Akinola

Public opinion is a second conscience.

Tags: Opinion, Public  ✍ Author: Horatio Alger

In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.

Tags: Reason, Thinking  ✍ Author: B. R. Ambedkar

The New England conscience does not stop you from doing what you shouldn't-it just stops you from enjoying it.

Tags: England, Stop  ✍ Author: Cleveland Amory

The Boogeyman is your conscience. The Boogeyman is the result of your own bad behavior. I love this Boogeyman.

Tags: Bad, Love  ✍ Author: Sergio Aragones

Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.

Tags: Life, Perfect  ✍ Author: Karl Barth

The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all.

Tags: Cowards, Makes  ✍ Author: Max Beerbohm

When James Cameron brought me the script, which I developed with both Cameron and Jay Cocks, I wanted to make it a thriller, an action film, but with a conscience, and I found that it had elements of social realism.

Tags: Social, Wanted  ✍ Author: Kathryn Bigelow

If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.

Tags: Friends, While  ✍ Author: Charlotte Bronte

I have no bad conscience.

Tags: Bad  ✍ Author: Alois Brunner

Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.

Tags: Health, Legal  ✍ Author: John Bruton

A good man with a good conscience doesn't walk so fast.

Tags: Good, Walk  ✍ Author: Georg Buchner

A good conscience is a continual feast.

Tags: Feast, Good  ✍ Author: Robert Burton

I was raised Baptist, and I like the fact that I got my conscience installed early.

Tags: Early, Fact  ✍ Author: Octavia Butler

I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things.

Tags: Away, Won  ✍ Author: Octavia Butler

There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.

Tags: Government, Law  ✍ Author: Stokely Carmichael

Anxiety is the beginning of conscience, which is the parent of the soul but is not compatible with innocence.

Tags: Beginning, Soul  ✍ Author: Angela Carter

You will be amused when you see that I have more than once deceived without the slightest qualm of conscience, both knaves and fools.

Tags: Both, Once  ✍ Author: Giacomo Casanova

Go by your own conscience.

 ✍ Author: Steve Chabot

Conviction is the conscience of the mind.

Tags: Conviction, Mind  ✍ Author: Nicolas Chamfort

It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.

Tags: Far, Great  ✍ Author: William Ellery Channing

Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.

Tags: Human, Work  ✍ Author: William Ellery Channing

There is nothing you can do to assuage your conscience when you commit sins. Crime is a spiritual assault on the soul.

Tags: Soul, Spiritual  ✍ Author: Vikram Chatwal

The conscience of the dying belies their life.

Tags: Dying, Life  ✍ Author: Luc de Clapiers

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.

Tags: Him, Keep  ✍ Author: Frank A. Clark

I, for one, respect those who believe with all their hearts and conscience that there are no circumstances under which any abortion should ever be available.

Tags: Abortion, Respect  ✍ Author: Hillary Clinton

The only thing worse than an active conscience is one that's retroactive.

Tags: Active, Worse  ✍ Author: Tabatha Coffey

Conscience allows us to do two things: Pass judgment on ourselves; approve or condemn our own conduct.

Tags: Judgment, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Cheryl Cole

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.

Tags: Else, She  ✍ Author: William Congreve