Sin and Conscience

"What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Woman! The peg on which the wit hangs his jest, the preacher his text, the cynic his grouch, and the sinner his justification!"

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Do not envy a sinner; you don't know what disaster awaits him."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Our senses are the landing ports of our spiritual enemies."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Sin promises like a God but pays like a Devil."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All sins cast long shadows."


Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"When a politician wrestles with his conscience, he usually wins."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Conscience is a man's compass."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"For God is not against us because of our sin. He is with us; against our sin."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A conscience without God is like a court without a judge."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met."

Fran Lebowitz
Fran Lebowitz "Social Studies"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Living with a conscience is like driving with the brakes on."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To doubt God is to doubt one's own conscience, and in consequence it would be to doubt everything."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A fundamentalist is someone who hates sin more than he loves virtue."


Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I have no conscience, Adolf Hitler is my conscience. "


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Happiness consists of three things: someone to love, work to do, and a clear conscience."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him."

Jesus Christ Luke 17:3
Jesus Christ Luke 17:3

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"God loves you right where you are but he doesn't want to leave you there."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Anger is one of the sinners of the soul."


Rating: 8.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"In the courtroom of the conscience, a case is always in progress."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Conscience is God's presence in man."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Conscience is the sentinel of virtue."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: thats the essence of inhumanity."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "The Devil's Disciple"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Boredom is therefore a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell."

Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell "Sceptical Essays"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All sins are attempts to fill voids."

Simone Weil
Simone Weil "Gravity and Grace"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"He who has no shame has no conscience."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Saint, n. A dead sinner revised and edited."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Who swims in sin shall sink in sorrow."


Rating: 1.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The decalogue is too short in comparison to means of making sins."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart."

Jesus Christ Matthew 5:27-28
Jesus Christ Matthew 5:27-28

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Greed is the mother of all sins."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Innocence is always unsuspicious."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice."

Mark Twain
Mark Twain "Following the Equator"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Christian, n. One who follows the teachings of Christ so long as they are not inconsistent with a life of sin."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Sin is whatever obscures the soul."


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All things truly wicked start from an innocence."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven; confess them to man and you will be laughed at."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Men are not punished for their for sins, but by them."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)