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Benjamin Whichcote Quotes

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Conscience without judgment is superstition.
- Benjamin Whichcote

None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
- Benjamin Whichcote

Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable;
the principles of it are troublesome.
- Benjamin Whichcote

Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament;
belief is the denomination of the New.
- Benjamin Whichcote

 

The longest sword, the strongest lungs,
the most voices, are false measures of truth.
- Benjamin Whichcote

Some things must be good in themselves,
else there could be no measure whereby to lay out good and evil.
- Benjamin Whichcote

Never do anything against conscience
even if the state demands it.
- Albert Einstein

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There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

The human voice can never reach the distance
that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The ultimate test of a man's conscience
may be his willingness to sacrifice something today
for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
- Gaylord Nelson

There is a higher court than courts of justice
and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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 it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

Smiling away your troubles requires
a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

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

'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.
- Thomas Paine

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience:
this is the ideal life.
- Mark Twain

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life
in which chance has placed us,
but is always the result of a good conscience,
good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
- Thomas Jefferson

Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience,
independent will and creative imagination.
These give us the ultimate human freedom...
The power to choose, to respond, to change.
- Stephen Covey

Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves.
But deep down below the surface of the average conscience
a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
- Carl Jung

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold
is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
- French Proverb

Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
- H. L. Mencken

If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face,
you should go home and examine your conscience.
- Woodrow Wilson

The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom,
power without conscience.
Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
- Omar N. Bradley

People are getting smarter nowadays;
they are letting lawyers,
instead of their conscience, be their guide.
- Will Rogers

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

It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself,
to resist invasions of it in the case of others:
or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
- Thomas Jefferson

Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience,
impair your health, and dissipate your property.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos
taste a hell of a lot better.
- Robert Redford

Bibles are strong entrenchments.
Where they abound, men cannot pursue wicked courses,
and at the same time enjoy quiet conscience.
- James McHenry

The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave.
It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side,
and the voice of your conscience on the other.
- Douglas MacArthur

By definition, a government has no conscience.
Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
- Albert Camus

In addition the bill would expand an existing law "conscience
clause" that protects physician training programs that
refuse to provide training for abortion procedures.
- Ken Calvert

Conscience - the only incorruptible thing about us.
- Henry Fielding

Go by your own conscience.
- Steve Chabot

Each wrong act brings with it its own anesthetic,
dulling the conscience and blinding it against further light,
and sometimes for years.
- Rose Macaulay

To resort to power one need not be violent,
and to speak to conscience one need not be meek.
The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience.
- Barbara Deming

To endeavor to domineer over conscience,
is to invade the citadel of heaven.
- Charles V

Conscience is the window of our spirit,
evil is the curtain.
- Douglas Horton

There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball,
and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.
- Ogden Nash

As far as the charge against me is concerned I have a clear conscience.
- Wilhelm Frick

In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best.
In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.
- Robert Hall

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashion.
- Lillian Hellman

A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.
- Carolyn Wells

Some people may believe that their conscience is enough
to guide them not to lie,
be deceitful or do the other things God has commanded us not to do.
I disagree.
- Lee Greenwood

The chief prerequisite for a escort is to have a flexible
conscience and an inflexible politeness.
- Marguerite Gardiner

Neither conscience nor sanity itself suggests that the United States is,
should or could be the global gendarme.
- Robert McNamara

I have been a man of great sins, but He has been a God of great mercies;
and now,
through His mercies, I have a conscience as sound and
quiet as if I had never sinned.
- Donald Cargill

As Members of Congress and people of conscience,
we must work to overcome the indifference and distortions of history,
and ensure that future generations know what happened.
- Jerry Costello

Conscience.
That stuff can drive you nuts.
- Budd Schulberg

I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend
precious time and energy defending or explaining my past.
We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.
- Van Jones

The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.
- Izaak Walton

If anyone has a conscience it's generally a guilty one.
- Max Frisch

Above all we should not forget that government is an evil,
a usurpation upon the private judgement and individual conscience of mankind.
- William Godwin

Give me the liberty to know, to utter,
and to argue freely according to conscience,
above all liberties.
- John Milton

Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors
in compensation for their destitution of conscience.
- Ambrose Bierce

What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health,
out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
- Adam Smith

The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
- Harper Lee

The changes in our life must come from the impossibility
to live otherwise than according to the demands of
our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
- Leo Tolstoy

I do not understand how anyone can, in good conscience,
tell a family whose child is suffering from a life-threatening
disease that politics is more important than finding a cure.
- Jim Doyle

A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma.
Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath
of science is a contest with mistake,
and must keep the conscience alive.
- George Eliot

It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished
conscience than to compass any object however great.
- William Ellery Channing

Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty.
If it be so, let the modesty succumb.
It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
- Harriet Martineau

The question of religion was a matter for each individual's conscience,
and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth
or residence in a certain geographical area.
- James Larkin

I believe that global warming is a myth.
And so, therefore, I have no conscience problems at
all and I'm going to buy a Suburban next time.
- Jerry Falwell

The end of education is to see men made whole,
both in competence and in conscience.
- John S. Dickey

Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you.
- Rutherford B. Hayes


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