Quotes About Conscience

Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on.
Budd Schulberg

It is easier to cope with a bad conscience than with a bad reputation.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man.

The Anglo-Saxon conscience does not prevent the Anglo-Saxon from sinning; it merely prevents him from enjoying his sin.
Salvador de Madariaga y Rojo

A guilty conscience needs to confess.  A work of art is a confession.
Albert Camus

A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.
Carolyn Wells

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone may be looking.
H. L. Mencken

Even when there is no law, there is conscience.
Publilius Syrus

Most people sell their souls and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
Logan Pearsall Smith

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashions.
Lillian Hellman

Conscienceless efficiency is no match for efficiency quickened by conscience.
Kelly Miller

Unless you’re ashamed of yourself now and then, you’re not honest.
William Faulkner



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