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A guilty conscience never feels secure. - Publius [Publilius Syrus]

My conscience is more trouble and bother to me than anything else I started with. - Mark Twain

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

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart. - Anne Frank

Cowardice asks the question, 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question, 'Is it politic?' Vanity asks the question, 'Is it popular?' But, conscience asks the question, 'Is it right?' And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because one's conscience tells one that it is right. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. - Leonardo da Vinci

Philanthropist: A rich (and usually bald) old gentleman who has trained himself to grin while his conscience is picking his pocket. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

A good conscience is a continual feast. - Robert Burton