Conscience Quotes – why to keep our inner voice alive, clean and awaken

conscience quotes

Conscience Quotes are those wordings that explain about our inner voice called conscience.

It’s told that modern society is losing some human attributes with every passing day.

The most valuable attribute among these is conscience which is the root of all human values and feelings.


Unfortunately, most of the people are happy with their “no conscience” attitude.

That’s why Einstein had warned us with his immortal quotes- “Never do anything against conscience, even if the state demands it.”

Human beings with their conscience still alive, clean, clear and upright are the last resort for the existence of human civilization.


We need to keep our conscience alive in spite of all challenges.

Now let’s get encouraged by the quotes on conscience in the next sections.

I hope these quotes about conscience will inspire all to maintain a clean conscience and listen to it more often for honest advice.

Conscience Quotes

It’s a must-read if you are looking for clear or clean conscience quotes as well as quotes on “no conscience”.

“Conscience is a man’s compass.” — Vincent van Gogh


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


“Conscience is the nest where all good is hatched.” — Welsh proverb


“Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave, let him obey his conscience.” — James Freeman Clarke


“Conscience without judgment is superstition.” — Benjamin Whichcote


“Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions of the body.” — Rousseau

Clear conscience quotes | Quite and clean inner voice

#clear conscience Quotes
“A clear conscience is far more valuable than money.” — Philippine proverb


“A clear conscience and the respect of one’s fellow citizens are still worth striving for.” — Anonymous


“A clear conscience can bear any trouble.” — Old proverb


“A clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.” — Chinese proverb


“A clear conscience is a soft pillow.” — German proverb


“A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder.” — English proverb

Quotes on Conscience | clean conscience


“A good conscience is a choice companion.” — Old proverb

“We cannot live better than in seeking to become better, nor more agreeably than in having a clear conscience.” — Socrates


“The foundation of true joy is in the conscience.” — “The conscience of well-doing is an ample reward.” — Seneca


“A man of integrity will never listen to any plea against conscience.” — Henry Home


“It is neither safe nor prudent to do aught against conscience.” — Martin Luther


“Never do anything against conscience, even if the state demands it.” — Einstein


“The worst man is least troubled by his conscience.” — A. Maclaren


“He that loses his conscience has nothing left that is worth keeping.” — Coussin

Quotes about Conscience


“Nothing is more wretched than the mind of one conscious of guilt.” — Plautus


“A guilty conscience is a hidden enemy.” — Hindu proverb


“He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.” — Chinese proverb


“There is no witness so terrible — no accuser so powerful as conscience which
dwells within us.” — Sophocles


“What we call conscience, is, in many instances, only a wholesome fear of the police.” — Christian Bovee


“Let their tormentor conscience find them out.” — Milton


“My dominion ends where that of conscience begins.” — Napoleon


“Put your hand in your conscience and see if it does not come out as black as pitch.” — Dutch proverb


“If simple conscience rest content, thy livelihood is lawful.” — Martin Tupper


“The man who acts never has any conscience; no one has any conscience but the man who thinks.” — Goethe


“Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything.” — Laurence
Sterne


“Endeavor to keep alive in your breast that spark of heavenly fire called conscience.” — George Washington

A few more strong sayings about the inner voice


“Conscience is the voice of the soul, as the passions are the voice of the body. No wonder they often contradict each other.” — Rousseau


“One will easily be content and at peace, whose conscience is pure.” — Thomas à Kempis


“Of a truth, knowledge is power, but it is a power reined by scruple, having a conscience of what must be and what may be.” — George Eliot

A man without a conscience |You have no conscience quotes

A man without a conscience has nothing to answer for their deed. They just commit mistakes and do all kinds of bad deeds without the slightest movement or repentance in their mind. As the number of such people is increasing it’s really a difficult period for the human race.


“An evil conscience breaks many a men’s neck.” — Thomas Fuller

“A guilty conscience never thinketh itself safe.” — Thomas Fuller


“A guilty conscience never feels secure.” — Publilus Syrus

“An evil conscience is always fearful and unquiet.” — Thomas à Kempis

What you take away

“Even when there is no law, there is conscience.” — Publilus Syrus

A good conscience is the best divinity.” — Thomas Fuller

“The glory of the good is in their consciences.” — Thomas à Kempis

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