Resolution of conflicting interests within each of us-the desire to fulfill a personal purpose versus the desire to forget about it and just go have fun, for example-takes time and focus and application of a lot of qualities, like playing a difficult piece of music with two hands on the piano. Many people are looking for a simple pill to make that apparent dichotomy go away. Once they discover it doesn’t exist, it’s very frustrating.
It is truly enough said that a corporation has no conscience. But a corporation of conscientious men is a corporation with a conscience.
We know enough to know that all of this is not quite right. And we know enough to know that settling for what’s not quite right is quite wrong.
Appreciation, affection, focus and intention fill up the space of self-reflection, and one loses oneself in the engagement. And what a relief it is when you get there.
Conscience- protects the privileges of intimacy, makes ,friends keep their promises, prevents the angered spouse from striking back.
Most fires made by underestimated sparks, the greatness fire inside ourselves is lit by the spark of the change, came across a small corner in our souls where the conscience still whispering.
Wounds sustained for the sake of conscience carry their own balsam with the blow.
Misguided good men are more dangerous than honest bad men. It is because they are seen as good that, in and by good conscience, the mob will always, stubbornly back them without question.
We appealed to the conscience of the world. The world has no conscience. We have no one but ourselves.”
The fight. The struggle. The historic destiny. The return of the people. The cause: life therefore having a meaning and shape that eludes the rest of us in the endless wash of ‘What the hell are we doing here?’ In a single day, says an Israeli friend, he experiences events and emotions that would keep a Swede going for a year.
Conscience can be silenced through an incessant disobedience