Conscience Quotes

A man’s vanity tells him what is honor, a man’s conscience what is justice.

Conscience: The still small voice that makes you feel still smaller.

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 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.

No client ever had money enough to bribe my conscience or to stop its utterance against wrong, and oppression. My conscience is my own – my creator’s – not man’s. I shall never sink the rights of mankind to the malice – wrong or avarice of another’s wishes, though those wishes come to me in […]