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A guilty conscience never feels secure. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

But I don't believe in guilt by association. (Quote by - Marion Jones)

He who flees from trial confesses his guilt. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so than we allow ourselves to imagine A beach not only permits such inertia but enforces it, thus neatly eliminating all problems of guilt It is now the only place in our overly active world that does. (Quote by - John Kenneth Galbraith)

He is not guilty who is not guilty of his own free will. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

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! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The guilty mind debases the great image that it wears, and levels us with brutes. (Quote by - William Havard)

No acquisitions of guilt can compensate the loss of that solid inward comfort of mind, which is the sure companion of innocence and virtue; nor can in the least balance the evil of that horror and anxiety which, in their room, guilt introduces into our bosoms. (Quote by - Henry Fielding)

Guilt is a timorous thing ere perpetration; despair alone makes guilty men be bold. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

The extent of one man's guilt may be defined by how much of it is experienced by the party he injured. (Quote by - Ryszard Kapuscinski)

How blunt are all the arrows of thy quiver in comparison with those of guilt. (Quote by - Robert Blair)

Our sins, like to our shadows, when our day was in its glory, scarce appeared; toward our evening, how great and monstrous! (Quote by - Sir John Suckling)

I don't have any gnawing guilt over contributing to any unhappiness suffered by my husbands They were as much to blame as I was. (Quote by - Hedy Lamarr)

I have a high guilt quotient A poem can go through as many as 50 or 60 drafts It can take from a day to two years-or longer. (Quote by - Rita Dove)

Successful guilt is the bane of society (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

How tedious is a guilty conscience (Quote by - John Webster)

Guilt has always its horrors and solicitudes; and, to make it yet more shameful and detestable, it is doomed often to stand in awe of those to whom nothing could give influence or weight but their power of betraying. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Men's minds are too ready to excuse guilt in themselves. (Quote by - Livy)

Thoughts cannot form themselves in words so horrid As can express my guilt. (Quote by - John Dryden)

We are almost always guilty of the hate we encounter. (Quote by - Vauvenargues)

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. (Quote by - Robert Southey)

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. (Quote by - Henry Fielding Amelia)

The guilt of newborns is immense. (Quote by - Georg Trakl)

Wickedness consists in the very hesitation about an act, even though it be not perpetrated. (Quote by - Cicero)

The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes the darkness (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

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