It Feels Good To Have a Clear Conscience

It Feels Good To Have a Clear Conscience

It Feels Good To Have a Clear Conscience

How to be happier.
March 22 2009 1:46 PM

It Feels Good To Have a Clear Conscience

"There is indeed a certain sense of gratification when we do a good deed that gives us inward satisfaction, and a generous pride that accompanies a good conscience…These testimonies of a good conscience are pleasant; and such a natural pleasure is very beneficial to us; it is the only payment that can never fail."—Montaigne, "On Repentance"

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