Conscience Quotes

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"There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience" French Proverb
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Martin Luther

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

"Without God there is no virtue because there is no prompting of the conscience,...without God democracy will not and cannot long endure." Ronald Reagan
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 Voltaire

"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
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Richard Dawkins

"After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn’t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am asked—as I am surprisingly often—why I bother to get up in the mornings." Richard Dawkins
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Al Sharpton

"This is not about what party you're part of. This is about right and wrong, ... the conscience of this nation." Al Sharpton
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"Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility." Elizabeth Stanton
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"Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice." Alexander Solzhenitsyn
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Ronald Reagan

"without God, there is no virtue because there's no prompting of the conscience. And without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure. If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under." Ronald Reagan
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"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
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Mahatma Gandhi

"There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts." Mahatma Gandhi
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

"I know my fate. One day there will be associated with my name the recollection of something frightful / of a crisis like no other before on earth, of the profoundest collision of conscience, of a decision evoked against everything that until then had been believed in, demanded, sanctified. I am not a man I am dynamite." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Mark Twain

"But that's always the way; it don't make no difference whether you do right or wrong, a person's conscience ain't got no sense, and just goes for him anyway. . . . It takes up more room than all the rest of a person's insides, and yet ain't no good . . ." Mark Twain
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"These are not simple issues. These are the kinds of events that shock the conscience of humankind, but so far we have proven that we are not willing or capable of stopping them." Scott Straus
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

"Again and again I am brought up against it, and again and again I resist it: I don't want to believe it, even though it is almost palpable: the vast majority lack an intellectual conscience; indeed, it often seems to me that to demand such a thing is to be in the most populous cities as solitary as in the desert." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Adam Smith

"Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience." Adam Smith
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"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to = remain silent." Thomas Jefferson
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Erich Fromm

"The paradoxical and tragic situation of man is that his conscience is weakest when he needs it most" Erich Fromm
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"Conscience is the sentinel of virtue." Johann Lavater
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Martin Luther King

"Cowardice asks the question, 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question, 'Is it politic?' But conscience asks the question, 'Is it right?' And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but because conscience tells one it is right." Martin Luther King
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The soul's emphasis is always right." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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