90 Quotes About Conscience

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Conscience is the voice of God in the soul.
- James H. Aughey
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I'm on Aslan's side even if there isn't any Aslan to lead it. I'm going to live as like a Narnian as I can even if there isn't any Narnia.
- C.S. Lewis
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I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery.
- George Washington
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A popular evangelist reaches your emotions. A true prophet reaches your conscience.
- Leonard Ravenhill
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Without God, there is no virtue because there's no prompting of the conscience. And without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure. If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
- Ronald Reagan
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Conscience in most men is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
- Jeremy Taylor
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The real war is inward of which the outer action is but the echo and reverberation.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
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Doubling the consecration will not silence the accusing monitor; its voice must be followed; that and nothing else can ever please God. Conscience simply demands our obedience; it does not require us to serve God in any spectacular way.
- Watchman Nee
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In the heart of every man lurks a sense of inner wrongness and a conscience that will not be silenced.
- John Hagee
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Sweet shall be your rest if your heart does not reproach you.
- Thomas a Kempis
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What ground is left for accusation since sin's penalty has been fully paid? The blood of the Lord has atoned for all the sins of a believer; hence there is no more condemnation in the conscience.
- Watchman Nee
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One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you.
- Martin Luther
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Many times men criticize us when we actually are following the Lord. Outside praise or criticism is inconsequential; but the testimony of our quickened conscience is momentous.
- Watchman Nee
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Conscience comes to us in lonely hours; it wakens us in the night; it stands at the side of the bed and says, Come, wake up and listen to me! And there it holds us with its remorseless eye; and our buried sins rise out of the grave of the past; they march by in melancholy procession; and we lie in terror looking at them. Nobody knows but ourselves. Next morning we go forth to business with a smiling face; but conscience has had its revenge.
- James Stalker
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Whatever conscience condemns is condemned by God. Can the holiness of God pursue a lower standard than our conscience?
- Watchman Nee
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In fact, in helping other people we should not coerce obedience from them in small details but only advice them to follow faithfully the dictate of their own conscience.
- Watchman Nee
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If our inward monitor judges us to be wrong we must in fact be wrong. When it condemns, let us repent immediately. We must never attempt to cover our sin or bribe our conscience.
- Watchman Nee
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We must stress the precious blood and the conscience proportionally. Some strongly insist on the latter but overlook the former; consequently sinners try hard to repent and to do good, hoping in this way to propitiate God's wrath with their own merits. Others emphasize the precious blood but neglect conscience.
- Watchman Nee
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He cannot be a bold reprover that is not a conscientious liver; such a one must speak softly, for fear of waking his own guilty conscience.
- William Gurnall
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A believer can make no genuine spiritual progress if he is reluctant to have his evil conscience judged in God's light and clearly dealt with.
- Watchman Nee
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The enemy utilizes this desire of keeping the conscience void of offense by accusing us of various things. In mistaking such accusations as being from our own consciences we often lose our peace, tire of trying to keep pace with false accusations, and thus cease to advance spiritually with confidence.
- Watchman Nee
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It was your great American wit, Mark Twain, who once said, "Man is the only animal that blushes, and the only animal that needs to." We are ashamed, are we not, of things we've done in the past? Nobody is free who is unforgiven. Instead of being able to look God in the face or to look one another in the face, we want to run away and hide when our conscience troubles us.
- John Stott
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Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
- George Washington
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Yet, having fully obeyed the dictates of conscience, we must not visualize ourselves as now "perfect."
- Watchman Nee
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On the other hand, were we to permit to remain even the tiniest little sin which we know our conscience has condemned, we instantly would lose that perfect fellowship with God.
- Watchman Nee
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The federal courts need to respect the rights of the great majority of the American people who believe in God and recognize that the only purpose of the religion clause of the First Amendment is to preserve the rights of conscience given to us by the Creator.
- Judge Roy Moore
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He will easily be content and at peace, whose conscience is pure.
- Thomas a Kempis
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I find that when the saints are under trial and well humbled, little sins raise great cries in the conscience; but in prosperity, conscience is a pope that gives dispensations and great latitude to our hearts. The cross is therefore as needful as the crown is glorious.
- Samuel Rutherford
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It is neither safe nor prudent to do anything against conscience.
- Martin Luther
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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.
- Assorted Authors
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Human beings, all over the earth, have this curious idea that they ought to behave in a certain way, and can't really get rid of it.
- C.S. Lewis
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Tenderness of conscience is always to be distinguished from scrupulousness. The conscience cannot be kept too sensitive and tender; but scrupulousness arises from bodily or mental infirmity, and discovers itself in a multitude of ridiculous, superstitious, and painful feelings.
- Richard Cecil
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if you have felt the power and authority of the word upon your conscience; if you can say as David, "Thy word hath quickened me." Christian, bless God that he has not only given thee his word to be a rule of holiness, but his grace to be a principle of holiness.
- Thomas Watson
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The heart never takes the place of the head: but it can, and should, obey it.
- C.S. Lewis
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Unless Christianity is wholly false, the perception of ourselves which we have in moments of shame must be the only true one.
- C.S. Lewis
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We can serve God only with a clear conscience. An opaque one shall surely cause us to shrink back intuitively from God.
- Watchman Nee
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Countless are those Christians who have disregarded their conscience in the past and are now unlively, merely holding some dead knowledge in their brain.
- Watchman Nee
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The godly man sometimes may be so overclouded with calumnies and reproaches as not to be able to find a way to clear themselves before men, but must content and comfort themselves with the testimony of a good conscience and with God's approval of their integrity.
- David Dickson
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One that will not plead that cause wherein his tongue must be confuted by his conscience.
- Thomas Fuller
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God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world.
- C.S. Lewis
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Conscience, in the cause of religion and the worship of the Deity, prepares the mind to act and to suffer beyond almost all other causes.
- Daniel Webster
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An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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As the king governs by his executive, so Reason in man must rule the mere appetites by means of the 'spirited element.'
- C.S. Lewis
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Conscience which should have been the sinner's curb here on earth becomes the sinner's whip that will lash his soul in hell. That which was the seat and center of all guilt now becomes the seat and center of all torment.
- John Flavel
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Responsibility is measured, not by the amount of injury resulting from wrong action, but by the distinctness with which conscience has the opportunity of distinguishing between the right and the wrong.
- Frederick W. Robertson
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Let us therefore not deceive ourselves. In walking according to the spirit we shall hear the direction of conscience. Do not try to escape any inward reproach; rather, be attentive to its voice.
- Watchman Nee
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A wounded conscience is able to unparadise paradise itself.
- Thomas Fuller
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I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.
- Martin Luther
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A disciplined conscience is a man's best friend. It may not be his most amiable, but it is his most faithful monitor.
- Austin Phelps
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