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Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue. (Quote by - Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind. (Quote by - Ogden Nash)

When I think of the person that I thought was Bill Clinton, I think he had genuine remorse. When I think of the person that I now see is 100 percent politician, I think he's sorry he got caught. (Quote by - Monica Lewinsky)

Remorse is impotent; it will repeat its faults. Repentance only is a true force; it puts an end to everything. (Quote by - Honore de Balzac)

Remorse sleeps in the atmosphere of prosperity. (Quote by - Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

Good God, if our civilization were to sober up for a couple of days it'd die of remorse on the third. (Quote by - Malcolm Lowry)

Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness. (Quote by - William Cullen Bryant)

Remorse goes to sleep during a prosperous period and wakes up in adversity. (Quote by - Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

I am afraid to think what I have done; look on it again I dare not. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity. (Quote by - Jean Jacques Rousseau)

So writhes the mind remorse hath riven. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

To consume an honest soul with remorse is the greatest of all crimes. (Quote by - Mlle. Clarion)

It really is a day job, and it also seems to have virtually disappeared-with no remorse, really. It gives me more time to paint. (Quote by - Martin Mull)

We can prostrate ourselves in the dust when we have committed a fault, but it is not best to remain there. (Quote by - Francois August Rene de Chateaubriand)

Not even for an hour can you bear to be alone, nor can you advantageously apply your leisure time, but you endeavor, a fugitive and wanderer, to escape from yourself, now vainly seeking to banish remorse by wine, and now by sleep; but the gloomy companion presses on you, and pursues you as you fly. (Quote by - Horace)

Judgment hath bred a kind of remorse in me. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse? (Quote by - Ivan Turgenev)

Not sharp revenge, nor hell itself can find, A fiercer torment than a guilty mind, Which day and night doth dreadfully accuse, Condemns the wretch, and still the charge renews. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Abandon all remorse; On horror's head horrors accumulate. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Remorse is as the heart in which it grows; If that be gentle, it drops balmy dews Of true repentance; but if proud and gloomy, It is the poison tree, that pierced to the inmost, Weeps only tears of poison. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Remorse is the fruit of crime. (Quote by - Juvenal)

Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences. (Quote by - Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

So do the dark in soul expire, Or live like scorpion girt by fire; So writhes the mind remorse hath riven, Unfit for earth, undoom'd for heaven, Darkness above, despair beneath, Around it flame, within it death. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Repentance is accepted remorse. (Quote by - Anne Sophie Swetchine)

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