Conscience Quotes and Quotations
Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
Conscience is a cur that will let you get past it but that you cannot keep from barking.
Conscience is but a word that cowards use, Devised at first to keep the strong in awe.
Conscience reigns but it does not govern.
A man's vanity tells him what is honour; a man's conscience what is justice.
Conscience does make cowards of us all.
Conscience is thoroughly well-bred, and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it.
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent, it seldom has justice enough to accuse.
I feel bad that I don't feel worse.
Shame arises from the fear of man; conscience from the fear of God.
Nor ear can hear nor tongue can tell The tortures of that inward hell!
The only incorruptible thing about us.
Liberty of conscience (when people have consciences) is rightly considered the most indispensable of liberties.
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
Conscience is a sacred sanctuary where God alone may enter as judge.
I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, self.
Thus conscience does make cowards of us all; And thus the native hue of resolution Is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought; And enterprises of great pith and moment, With this regard, their currents turn awry, And lose the name of action.
The soft whispers of the God in man.