What we call real estate--the solid ground to build a house on--is the broad foundation on which nearly all the guilt of this world rests.
How guilt once harbour'd in the conscious breast , Intimidates the brave, degrades the great.
Whatever guilt is perpetrated by some evil prompting, is grievous to the author of the crime. This is the first punishment of guilt that no one who is guilty is acquitted at the judgment seat of his own conscience
Neither side is guiltless if its adversary is appointed judge.
These false pretexts and varnished colours failing, Rare in thy guilt how foul must thou appear.
Alas! How difficult it is to prevent the countenance from betraying guilt!
Nothing is more wretched that the mind of a man conscious of guilt.
How glowing guilt exalts the keen delight!
He is not guilty who is not guilty of his own free will.
But mine, and mine I loved, and mine I praised, And mine that I was proud on--mine so much That I myself was to myself not mine, Valuing of her--why she, O, she is fall'n Into a pit of ink, that the wide sea Hath drops too few to wash her clean again, And salt too little which may season give To her foul tainted flesh!
He who flees from trial confesses his guilt.
A land of levity is a land of guilt.
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
Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving.
He that is conscious of guilt cannot bear the innocence of others: So they will try to reduce all others to their own level.
Guilt is anything you did and fear others to know about
It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape.
One who condones evils is just as guilty as the one who perpetrates it.
Without the spice of guilt, sin cannot be fully savored.
Guilt is always jealous.
Guilt is the source of sorrow, 'tis the fiend,Th' avenging fiend, that follows us behindWith whips and stings.
Every guilty person is his own hangman.
Men's minds are too ready to excuse guilt in themselves.
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