Guilt Quotes

The mind of guilt is full of scorpions.

William Shakespeare

They whose guilt within their bosom lies, imagine every eye beholds their blame.

William Shakespeare

When guilt is in its blush of infancy, it trembles in a tenderness of shame; and the first eye that pierces through the veil that hides the secret brings it to the face

Thomas Southerne

One fault begets another; one crime renders another necessary.

Robert Southey

They who once engage in iniquitous designs miserably deceive themselves when they think that they will go so far and no farther; one fault begets another, one crime renders another necessary; and thus they are impelled continually downward into a depth of guilt, which at the commencement of their career they would have died rather than have incurred.

Robert Southey

Our sins, like to our shadows, when our day was in its glory, scarce appeared; toward our evening, how great and monstrous!

Sir John Suckling

It is easy to defend the innocent; but who is eloquent enough to defend the guilty?

Syrus

Let guilty men remember, their black deeds Do lean on crutches made of slender reeds.

John Webster

Where, where for shelter shall the guilty fly, When consternation turns the good man pale?

Edward Young

The more sinful and guilty a person tends to feel, the less chance there is that he will be a happy, healthy, or law-abiding citizen. He will become a compulsive wrong-doer.

Dr. Albert Ellis

Guilt is anything you did and fear others to know about

Mohammad

It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape.

Thomas Jefferson

We are almost always guilty of the hate we encounter.

Vauvenargues

Whoever blushes confesses guilt, true innocence never feels shame.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Guilt is the source of sorrows, the avenging fiend that follows us behind with whips and stings.

Nicholas Rowe

It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.

Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

Without the spice of guilt, sin cannot be fully savored.

Alexander Chase

Guilt, on the contrary, like a base thief, suspects every eye that beholds him to be privy to his transgressions, and every tongue that mentions his name to be proclaiming them.

Henry Fielding Amelia

Guilt hath very quick ears to an accusation.

Henry Fielding Amelia

If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends

Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre

Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.

Simone De Beauvoir

I am having so much fun performing, I feel almost guilty. I think, my God, I hope no one comes and busts me for this.

David Crosby

Life without industry is guilt. Industry without Art is Brutality.

John Ruskin

The more sinful and guilty a person tends to feel, the less chance there is that he will be a happy, healthy, or law-abiding citizen. He will become a compulsive wrong-doer.

Dr. Albert Ellis

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Updated On : September 08, 2013
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