Conscience Quotes


268 Conscience quotes:



"Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"Without God there is no virtue because there is no prompting of the conscience,...without God democracy will not and cannot long endure."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"without God, there is no virtue because there's no prompting of the conscience. And without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure. If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts."
"But that's always the way; it don't make no difference whether you do right or wrong, a person's conscience ain't got no sense, and just goes for him anyway. . . . It takes up more room than all the rest of a person's insides, and yet ain't no good . . ."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to = remain silent."
"There is only one duty, only one safe course, and that is to try to be right."
"A man's first duty is to his own conscience and honor; the party and country come second to that, and never first"
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"Conscience and cowardice are really the same things. Conscience is the trade-name of the firm. That is all."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide."
"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."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"While we are contending for our own liberty, we should be very cautious not to violate the rights of conscience in others, ever considering that God alone is the judge of the hearts of men, and to Him only in this case they are answerable"
"The only guide to man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations; but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor."
"Her virtue and the conscience of her worth,/ That would be wooed, and not unsought be won."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without."
"Conscience takes up more room than all the rest of a person's insides."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"Shame arises from the fear of men, conscience from the fear of God."
"No provision in our Constitution ought to be dearer to man than that which protects the rights of conscience against the enterprises of the civil authority."
"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"
"By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more."


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