14 quotes about Guilt
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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.
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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.
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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.
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He that is conscious of guilt cannot bear the innocence of others: So they will try to reduce all others to their own level.
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It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape.
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If you commit a crime, you're guilty.
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Forbear to lay the guilt of a few on the many.
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Whoever blushes confesses guilt, true innocence never feels shame.
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Guilt is the source of sorrows, the avenging fiend that follows us behind with whips and stings.
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Life without industry is guilt. Industry without Art is Brutality.
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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.
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Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.
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Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.
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Seek to make a person blush for their guilt rather than shed their blood.
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