Conscience

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A conscious attempt to fall asleep is sure to produce insomnia, to try to be conscious of one's own digestion is a sure way to upset the stomach. Consciousness is a poison when we apply it to ourselves. Consciousness is a light directed outward. It's like the headlights on a locomotive—turn them inward and you'd have a crash.

Doctor Zhivago
I believe it is my duty to make money and still more money and to use the money I make for the good of my fellow man according to the dictates of my conscience.
You have a conscience, and a conscience is a valuable attribute, but not if it begins to make you think you were to blame for what is far beyond the scope of your responsibility.

Nemesis
My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about my unconscious
Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking
Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives
I believe that we cannot live better than in seeking to become better, nor more agreeably than having a clear conscience
The psychical, whatever its nature may be, is itself unconscious
The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises
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