Conscience Quotes (1,000+ quotes)
“Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice.”
A list closing an article in Young India (22 October 1925); Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi Vol. 33 (PDF) p. 135
“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.”
As stated in "Selections from the Table Talk: Introduction by Professor Henry Morley" (MobileReference, 2010), this quote may be apocryphal, as only the last four words appear in contemporaneous accounts.
Speech on Freedom of Expression at the European Parliament, 14 February 2008
Quote of the day
“There is no slavery but ignorance. Liberty is the child of intelligence. The history of man is simply the history of slavery, of injustice and brutality, together with the means by which he has, through the dead and desolate years, slowly and painfully advanced.”