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On Conscience




   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






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