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Conscience Quotes - Quotations and Proverbs on Conscience

  1. There is no pillow as soft as a clear conscience. – French Proverb
  2. Conscience is a sacred sanctuary where God alone may enter as judge. – Lamennais
  3. Conscience is God’s presence in man. – Swedenborg
  4. Conscience is the inner voice which warns us someone may be looking. – H. L. Mencken
  5. Conscience in the frame of character, and love is the covering for it. – Henry Ward Beecher
  6. Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends. – H. L. Mencken
  7. I simply want to please my own conscience, which is God. – M. K. Gandhi
  8. The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience. – Rabindranath Tagore
  9. A tender conscience is an inestimable blessing; that is a conscience not only quick to discern what is evil, but instantly to shun it, as the eyelid closes itself against the mote. – N. Adams
  10. Knowledge without conscience is but the ruin of the soul. – Rabelais
  11. Love is too young to know what conscience is; yet he who knows not conscience is shorn of love. – Shakespeare
  12. Liberty of conscience (When people have consciences) is rightly considered the most indispensable of liberties. – Haddon Chambers
  13. Conscience was born when man had shed his fur, his tail, his pointed ears. – Sir Richard Burton
  14. Conscience: A small, still voice that makes minority report. – Franklin P. Jones
  15. In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place. – M. K. Gandhi
  16. Conscience is the voice of the soul as the passions are the voice of the body. No wonder they often contradict each other. – Rousseau
  17. Conscience does make cowards of us all. – Shakespeare
  18. Once we assuage our conscience by calling something a “necessary evil”, it begins to look more and more necessary and less and less evil. – Sydney Harris
  19. The only tyrant I accept in this world is the “still small voice” within me. – M. K. Gandhi
  20. The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. – General Omar Bradley
  21. Conscience is a great ledger book in which all our offences are written and registered. – Henry Burton
  22. The shortest way to glory is to be guided by conscience. – Henry Home

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