Conscience

They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience.

Conscience emphasizes the word ought.

Good sense, good health, good conscience, and good fame - all these belong to virtue, and all prove that virtue has a title to your love.

A clean and sensitive conscience, a steadfast and scrupulous integrity in small things as well as great, is the most valuable of all possessions, to a nation as to an individual.

The first impulse of conscience is apt to be right; the first impulse of appetite or passion is generally wrong. We should be faithful to the former, but suspicious of the latter.

Real human progress depends not so much on inventive ingenuity as on conscience.

No man on earth is truly free. All are slaves of money or necessity. Public opinion or fear of prosecution forces each one, against his conscience, to conform.

A good conscience is never lawless in the worst regulated state, and will provide those laws for itself which the neglect of legislators had forgotten to supply.

Next to temperance, a quiet conscience, a cheerful mind, and active habits, I place early rising as a means of health and happiness.

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.

Keep Conscience clear, then never fear.

God is that indefinable something which we all feel but which we do not know. To me God is truth and love, God is ethics and morality, god is fearlessness, God is the source of light and life and yet He is above and beyond all these. God is conscience. he is even the atheism of the atheist.

The seven sins of the world. Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle.

Sell not your conscience; thus are fetters wrought. What is a Slave but One who can be Bought?

One pang of conscience is worth more than many lashes.

The memory and conscience never did, nor never will, agree about forgiving injuries.

In matters of conscience first thoughts are best; in matters of prudence last thoughts are best.

The virtuous mind that ever walks attended by a strong siding champion, conscience.

A man of integrity will never listen to any plea against conscience.

Men are guided less by conscience than by glory; and yet the shortest way to glory is to be guided by conscience.