Conscience Quotes


225 Conscience quotes:



"Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction."
"I know my fate. One day there will be associated with my name the recollection of something frightful / of a crisis like no other before on earth, of the profoundest collision of conscience, of a decision evoked against everything that until then had been believed in, demanded, sanctified. I am not a man I am dynamite."
"Again and again I am brought up against it, and again and again I resist it: I don't want to believe it, even though it is almost palpable: the vast majority lack an intellectual conscience; indeed, it often seems to me that to demand such a thing is to be in the most populous cities as solitary as in the desert."
"Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience."
"The paradoxical and tragic situation of man is that his conscience is weakest when he needs it most"
Author: Fromm Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"Conscience is the sentinel of virtue."
Author: Lavater Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"a hero who carried the torch of justice at a time when there was a paralysis of conscience over responsibility for the Holocaust."
Author: Foxman Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"Cowardice asks the question, 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question, 'Is it politic?' But conscience asks the question, 'Is it right?' And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but because conscience tells one it is right."
Author: King Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"I'm not going to lose any sleep, ... I still believe that he's guilty. My conscience is clear."
Author: Mohamad Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?"
"Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking."
"O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!"
"rough contrivance to lift from the social conscience a burden that should not be either lifted or lightened in any way."
"I think underneath that black jumper, somewhere, there is a sense of conscience. It's his job. I mean, he does enjoy it. He would be a fool not to enjoy it. Nobody in their right mind is going to walk out on the most popular television show in the country for whatever reason, no matter how much money they've got. It's not just money. He loves it and he's good at it. What else is he gonna do? I can't see him selling records in a record shop."
Author: Warwick Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"I'm not going to lose any sleep ... My conscience is clear,"
Author: Mohamad Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience, mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation."
"It is easier to cope with a bad conscience than with a bad reputation."
"I can't in good conscience be a member of a board that is so blatantly politically driven by special-interest groups,"
Author: Autry Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"PRICE, n. Value, plus a reasonable sum for the wear and tear of conscience in demanding it."
Author: Bierce Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"Everybody's going to vote their conscience on this one."
Author: Levin Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes


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