"Conscience warns us before it reproaches us."
by:
Comtesse Diane
[Marie Josephine de Suin de Beausacq] (1829-1899) French poet
Source:
Maximes de la vie, 1883
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"Conscience is the mother- in- laws visit that never ends". H.L.Mencken.
 -- jim k, Austin     
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    It is hilarious - but very true !! Conscience does nag - like a 'mother in law - who is for ever is bothered about her child - son or daughter of the context vis a vis the 'spouse' [the evil] who might take her child wayward !!!!!
     -- Vedapushpa, Bengaluru - India     
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    Good one, Jim :) What law of nature describes conscience best ?
     -- Ronw13, Yachats Or     
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    Freedom without conscience will likely lead to self-destruction.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    I like it a lot - a little comic relief to make an enlightening observation. ;-)
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    A rightly operable conscience functions first to constrain, then to convict.
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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