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There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us
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"There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us"

- Sophocles

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This quote by Sophocles speaks with the power of our conscience. It suggests that our conscience is the most effective witness and accuser of our actions. It is a suggestion that our conscience is constantly present, and it will constantly exist to evaluate us. It is a tip that we must constantly strive to do the best thing, as our conscience will be the one to judge us in the end. It is a pointer that our conscience is an effective force that should not be ignored. It is a reminder that our conscience is the supreme judge of our actions, and it will constantly be there to remind us of our mistakes. It is a reminder that we should constantly strive to do the right thing, as our conscience will be the one to evaluate us in the end.

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Sophocles This quote is written / told by Sophocles between 496 BC and 405 BC. He was a famous Author from Greece. The author also have 100 other quotes.

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