Friday, 20 January 2012

Conscience

A clear conscience is more valuable than wealth. - Tagalog Proverb

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. - Joseph Addison

A guilty conscience needs no accuser. - Unknown

A man’s conscience, like a warning line on the highway, tells him what he shouldn’t do – but it does not keep him from doing it. - Frank A. Clark

A soul without conscience is like food without taste, it will sustain the body with life but with no fulfilment. - Unknown

All too often a clear conscience is merely the result of a bad memory. - Unknown

Conscience after an evil act is like pulling stockings over muddy boots. - Austin O’Malley

Conscience doth make cowards of us all. - William Shakespeare

Conscience is a mans compass. - Vincent Van Gogh

Conscience is always right, since it only speaks when it is. - Unknown

Conscience is an exact recorder, that writes every man's history; an inward witness, that will sooner or later speak the whole truth; an impartial judge, whose sentence will acquit or condemn. - John Thorton

Conscience is that still, small voice that is sometimes too loud for comfort. - Bert Murray

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking. - H. L. Mencken

Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape. - George Bancroft

Conscience is the most sacred of all property. - James Madison 

Conscience is the only clue which will eternally guide a man clear of all doubts and inconsistencies. - Thomas Jefferson

Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life. - Karl Barth

Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience. - James Freeman Clarke

Conscience seldom comes to a man's aid while he is in the zenith of health and revelling in pomp and luxury upon ill-gotten spoils. It is generally the last act of his life, and it comes too late to be of much service to others here, or to himself hereafter. - George Washington

Each man's soul is a menagerie where Conscience, the animal-tamer, lives with a collection of wild beasts. - Austin O’Malley

If we neglect conscience, most evils are possible. - Edward Counsel 

If you snub Conscience a few times she will cut your acquaintance. - Austin O’Malley

In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place. - Mahatma Gandhi

It is not as difficult to apologize as it is to live with a guilty conscience. - Unknown

Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die. - Martin Luther

Keep conscience clear, then never fear. - Benjamin  Franklin

Labour to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. - George Washington

Let every man be free to act from his own conscience; but let him remember that other people have consciences too; and let not his liberty be so expansive that in its indulgence it jars and crashes against the liberty of others. - E. H. Chapin

Man lives in only one small room of the enormous house of his consciousness. - William James

The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the world. - William Ewart Gladstone

The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it. - Anne Louise Germaine de Stael 

There is a higher law than the law of government. Thats the law of conscience. - Stokely Carmichael 

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience. - Unknown

There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man. - Polybius

While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind. - Mary Wortley Montagu

Whoever doesn't know it must learn and find by experience that a quiet conscience makes one strong. - Anne Frank

You cannot fail if you do what your conscience tells you to do. - Unknown

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