Conscience Related Quotes



Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive.

George Eliot


“The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.”

Voltaire


A disciplined conscience is a man's best friend. It may not be his most amiable, but it is his most faithful monitor.

Austin Phelps


“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.”

Ada Leverson


The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.

Leo Tolstoy


Mother: What more can we be?Chris: You can be better! Once and for all you can know there's a universe of people outside and you're responsible to it, and unless you know that you threw away your son because that's how he died.

Arthur Miller


“Conscience and cowardice are really the same things. Conscience is the trade-name of the firm. That is all.”

Oscar Wilde


A good conscience is the best looking-glass of heaven.

Ralph Cudworth


You can't have a conscience in the pimp game.

Mark Wahlberg


“Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.”

Karl Barth