according to your lights

according to (one's) own lights

Based on one's beliefs or inclinations. You may not agree with Kara's free-spirited lifestyle, but she has always lived according to her own lights.
See also: accord, lights, own

according to your lights

in accordance with your own personal standards of morality or propriety.
See also: accord, lights
References in classic literature ?
Of course, according to your lights, to your formula of the rule of the strong--"
I notice some regret in your voice," says Sandy, "and it is natural enough; but let bygones be bygones; you went according to your lights, and it is too late now to mend the thing.