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
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“Genius is, to be sure, not a matter of arbitrariness, but rather of freedom, just as wit, love, and faith, which once shall become arts and disciplines. We should demand genius from everybody, without, however, expecting it.”