Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
The safest course is to do nothing against one’s conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death
Every man, at the bottom of his heart, wants to do right. But only he can do right who knows right; only he knows right who thinks right; only he thinks right who believes right
A regard for reputation and the judgment of the world may sometimes be felt where conscience is dormant
Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it
There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man