Friday, 4 November 2016

Conscience - Quotes

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

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

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 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

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

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

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