Virtue proceeds through effort.
Do to others as you would have others do to you, inspires all men with that other maxim of natural goodness a great deal less perfect, but perhaps more useful: Do good to yourself with as little prejudice as you can to others.
Do as you would be done by, is the surest method of pleasing.
The natural man has a difficult time getting along in the world. Half the people think he is a scoundrel because he is not a hypocrite.
The Anglo-Saxon conscience doesn’t keep you from doing what you shouldn’t, it just keeps you from enjoying it.
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone may be looking.
Conscience is the voice of values long and deeply infused into one’s sinew and blood.
If your conscience won’t stop you, pray for cold feet.
A quiet conscience makes one so serene.
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.