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He that loses his conscience has nothing left that is worth keeping. A good conscience needs never sneak. A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder. A clear conscience can bear any trouble. A good conscience is the best divinity. The worst man is least troubled by his conscience. An evil conscience is always fearful and unquiet. A good conscience is a choice companion. A guilty conscience needs no accusing. Hearken to the warnings of conscience, if you would not feel its wounds. My dominion ends where that of conscience begins. Napoleon Thou shalt rest sweetly if thy heart condemn thee not. T. a Kempis The glory of the good is in their consciences, and not in the tongues of men. T. a Kempis Man's conscience is the oracle of God. Byron Conscience is the reason, employed about questions of right and wrong, and accompanied with the sentiments of approbation or condemnation. Whewell A tender conscience is an inestimable blessing; that is, a conscience not only quick to discern what is evil, but instantly to shun it, as the eyelid closes itself against the mote. N. Adams Conscience is merely our own judgment of the right or wrong of our actions, and so can never be a safe guide unless enlightened by the word of God. Tryon Edwards The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it. Mad. de Stael Conscience is the voice of the soul, as the passions are the voice of the body. No wonder they often contradict each other. Rousseau Conscience, in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others. Taylor We never do evil so thoroughly and heartily as when led to it by an honest but perverted, because mistaken, conscience. Tryon Edwards There is no witness so terrible -- no accuser so powerful -- as conscience which dwells within us. Sophocles Conscience warns us as a friend before it punishes as a judge. Stanislaus Conscience tells us that we ought to do right, but it does not tell us what right is -- that we are taught by God's word. H. C. Trumbull A disciplined conscience is a man's best friend. It may not be his most amiable, but it is his most faithful monitor. A. Phelps Cowardice asks, Is it safe? Expediency asks, Is it politic? Vanity asks, Is it popular? but Conscience asks, Is it right? Punshon It is astonishing how soon the whole conscience begins to unravel if a single stitch drops. One single sin indulged in makes a hole you could put your head through. C. Buxton More from SolitaryRoad.com:
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