All conscience effort to think fled and was replaced by a new instinct, the primal need to feed.
Matters of warrants and probable cause escaped his wife's rationale, replaced by her conscience, which stood firmly in charge.
Dean's conscience was taking some heat, too.
But you have your life and your duties to others and I must stop wounding your conscience and let you go your destined way.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. She glanced up at him again, not expecting someone from the lower class and trained for battle to wear such a classic quote.
Did he think she had no conscience about what happened?
His fine character and conscience earned him universal respect and confidence.
Of the three works which constitute together the full exposition of his interpretation of experience, la Conscience was published in 1889, Matiere et Memoire in 1896, and L'Evolution Creatrice in 1907.
There are (a) given instinctive " propensions "; (b) a part of higher principles, " benevolence " and " rational self-love," equally valid with each other, though at times they may seem to conflict; (c) there is the master principle of conscience, which judges between motives, but does not itself constitute a motive to action.
Hitherto he had rarely appeared at court; but now the queen entrusted him not only with the care of her conscience, but also with the benefices in the royal patronage.
If it be asked why the character may not be displayed in ordinary acts instead of miracles, the answer may be given, "Miracle is the certificate of identity between the Lord of Nature and the Lord of Conscience - the proof that He is really a moral being who subordinates physical to moral interests " (Liddens' Elements of Religion, p. 73).
If, on what is called the "jural" theory, these laws are regarded as deriving their authority from an external source, the operation of conscience is so far limited.
A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
He did the task for the sake of his conscience.
He told the truth for his conscience's sake.
There is a twofold shame: the shame of a guilty conscience, and the shame of a tender conscience.
And this is the Hungry Tiger, the terror of the jungle, who longs to devour fat babies but is prevented by his conscience from doing so.
"I'm glad of that," said Jim; "for I, also, have a conscience, and it tells me not to crush in your skull with a blow of my powerful hoof."
"You have a good conscience, friend Horse," it said, "and if you attend to its teachings it will do much to protect you from harm.
If I could eat grass I would not need a conscience, for nothing could then tempt me to devour babies and lambs.
Can there not be a government in which majorities do not virtually decide right and wrong, but conscience?--in which majorities decide only those questions to which the rule of expediency is applicable?
Why has every man a conscience, then?
It is truly enough said that a corporation has no conscience; but a corporation of conscientious men is a corporation with a conscience.
Is there not a sort of blood shed when the conscience is wounded?
We must affect our country as our parents, And if at any time we alienate Our love or industry from doing it honor, We must respect effects and teach the soul Matter of conscience and religion, And not desire of rule or benefit.
So, Count, there never is any negligence in my company, and so my conscience was at ease.
And to attain this end, we have the light called conscience that God has implanted in our souls.
And not for that day and hour alone were the mind and conscience darkened of this man on whom the responsibility for what was happening lay more than on all the others who took part in it.
A dance, for which her partner came to seek her, put an end to her discourse with her future directeur de conscience, but the next evening Monsieur de Jobert came to see Helene when she was alone, and after that often came again.
What is conscience and the perception of right and wrong in actions that follows from the consciousness of freedom?