Conscience Quotes

A guilty conscience flatters the good.

A clear conscience is a sure card.

He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.

The roots of valid law… are, and can only be, within the individual conscience.

Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on.

Conscience and cowardice are really the same things. Conscience is the trade-name of the firm.

They’re certainly entitled to think that and… entitled to full respect for their opinions, but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.

My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, And every tongue brings in a several tale, And every tale condemns me for a villain. (Richard III)

Nothing makes one so vain as being told that one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.