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Voice of conscience   /vɔɪs əv kˈɑnʃəns/   Listen
Voice of conscience

An inner voice that judges your behavior.  Synonyms: small voice, wee small voice.

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"Voice of conscience" Quotes from Famous Books

... Berni, all condensed into one incarnation and immortalised by truthfullest art. With the Gaul, the Spaniard, and the German at her gates, and in her cities, and encamped upon her fields, Italy still laughed; and when the voice of conscience sounding through Savonarola asked her why, ...
— Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece • John Addington Symonds

... on the prophet, as in a flash, the two convictions, one which he learned from the song of the seraphs, ringing in music through the Temple, and one which rose up, like an answering note from the voice of conscience within. They sang 'Holy! holy! holy! Lord God Almighty.' And what was the response to that, in the prophet's heart?—'I am unclean.' Each major note has a corresponding minor, and the triumphant doxology of the seraph wakes in the hearer's conscience the lowly confession ...
— Expositions of Holy Scripture - Isaiah and Jeremiah • Alexander Maclaren

Words linked to "Voice of conscience" :   conscience, wee small voice, scruples, moral sense, sense of right and wrong

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