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God cannot approve of a system of servitude, in which the master is guilty of assuming absolute power - of assuming God's place and relation towards his fellow-men.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


My parents are really well intended, and I think their way of dealing with things is denial and guilt. Nobody wanted to talk about it. But all I did was blame myself.
~By Teri Hatcher ~


Now, of course, the great thing about the solar system as a frontier is that there are no Indians, so you can have all the glory of the myth of the American westward expansion without any of the guilt.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


I had a Christian upbringing - it was all about sin and guilt. I was very happy just kissing people. I was like the make-out queen - not even second base.
~By Mira Sorvino ~


Rather let the crime of the guilty go unpunished than condemn the innocent.
~By Justinian I ~


They still don't want to admit to the world that this isn't the best and the fairest and most equal justice system. And that they are guilty of railroading people into jail. They don't want to, or never will, admit these things.
~By Leonard Peltier ~


In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind.
~By Gilbert Parker ~


It was the king's army, the king's people, the king's taxes; and he who questioned the propriety of the royal prerogative of taking from his people without return or accounting, was reckoned, and felt himself to be, a criminal, guilty of the highest crime of disloyalty.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


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.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
~By Jim Carrey ~


I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
~By Arianna Huffington ~


The fame and reputation part came later, and never was much of a motivator, although it did enable me to work without feeling guilty about neglecting my studies.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


A thousand years will pass and the guilt of Germany will not be erased.
~By Hans Frank ~


The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
~By Hunter S. Thompson ~


There is no point trying to figure out who is guilty or not at un-balancing the planet. I think we need to figure out and solve the problems together and not isolate from each other.
~By Sarah Polley ~


Very few men imprisoned for economic crimes or even crimes of passion against the oppressor feel that they are really guilty.
~By George Jackson ~


The price that one pays for refusing to act on the truth as one sees it, is to be led to believe untruth to avoid guilt.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


Public emergencies may require the hand of severity to fall heavily on those who are not personally guilty, but compassion prompts, and ever urges to milder methods.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


I said to myself, where are we living? In the United States of America where you're innocent until proven guilty, or Nazi Germany with the Gestapo calling?
~By Tommy Bond ~


Men tend to feel threatened; women tend to feel guilty.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


I'm absolutely, l00 percent, not guilty.
~By O. J. Simpson ~


I suffer from Irish-Catholic guilt. Guilt is a good reality check. It keeps that 'do what makes you happy' thing in check.
~By Edward Burns ~


The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or thought of vanity.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
~By George Weah ~


The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.
~By Walter Scott ~


Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
~By George Sewell ~


I saw my parents as gods whose every wish must be obeyed or I would suffer the penalty of anguish and guilt.
~By Natalie Wood ~


Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


I'm an Irish Catholic and I have a long iceberg of guilt.
~By Edna O'Brien ~


I think every parent, every generation has wanted their children to do better and have a higher standard of living. But I think there's too much guilt.
~By Phil McGraw ~


Why should the composer be more guilty than the poet who warms to fantasy by a strange flame, making an idea that inspires him the subject of his own very different treatment?
~By Franz Schubert ~


This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
~By Juvenal ~


If you commit a crime, you're guilty.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.
~By Thomas Szasz ~


Parks said, he's guilty and that's the end of the story.
~By Tommy Bond ~


He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections.
~By Samuel Adams ~


I find that people... very few people think that what they're doing is bad, and usually the people who think what they're doing is bad it has more to do with guilt.
~By Jon Favreau ~


The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


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.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


Guilt is the price we pay willingly for doing what we are going to do anyway.
~By Isabelle Holland ~


Show me a woman who doesn't feel guilty and I'll show you a man.
~By Erica Jong ~


Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
~By John Adams ~


One threatens the innocent who spares the guilty.
~By Edward Coke ~


Americans worship creativity the way they worship physical beauty - as a way of enjoying elitism without guilt: God did it.
~By Florence King ~


My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
~By Franz Kafka ~


And here in Los Angeles, once again, I'm going to go down and be a witness. There's a guilty plea. I don't mind being on the witness stand, but I think they mind it a lot.
~By Patty Hearst ~


Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


Zac Efron would make us feel guilty for eating big dinners. He'd say, "Do you really want to eat those carbs?" It was like, "Thanks a lot!"
~By Ashley Tisdale ~


Look, we know we screwed up when we were in the majority. We fell in love with power. We spent way too much money - especially on earmarks. There was too much corruption when we ran this place. We were guilty. And that's why we lost.
~By Eric Cantor ~


Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act.
~By Saint Augustine ~


I'm guilty of extraordinary naivete, I suppose. But it's a naivete that I really don't want to abandon, not even now.
~By Jock Sturges ~


A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.
~By Edward Teller ~


I am frivolous. Then I feel guilty.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


Besides that, I felt guilty. I thought for some reason... I was alive, and Buddy and those boys were dead, and I didn't know how, but somehow I'd caused it.
~By Waylon Jennings ~


I refuse to feel guilty. I feel guilty about too much in my life but not about money. I went through periods when I had nothing, so somebody in my family has to get stinkin' wealthy.
~By Jim Carrey ~


I am tortured when I am away from my family, from my children. I am horribly guilt-ridden.
~By Jessica Lange ~


If the guilt of sin is so great that nothing can satisfy it but the blood of Jesus; and the filth of sin is so great that nothing can fetch out the stain thereof but the blood of Jesus, how great, how heinous, how sinful must the evil of sin be.
~By William Throsby Bridges ~


Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


We will that all men know we blame not all the lords, nor all those that are about the king's person, nor all gentlemen nor yeomen, nor all men of law, nor all bishops, nor all priests, but all such as may be found guilty by just and true inquiry and by the law.
~By Jack Cade ~


Foreman told Ray to plead guilty and he'd then give his brother $500, if Ray didn't cause any problems at the guilty plea hearing, and he could take that $500 and hire a lawyer to set aside the plea. Foreman actually put that in writing.
~By William Pepper ~


In fact, I don't believe I'm guilty of any crimes, but I've always been drawn to and fascinated by physical, sexual and psychological change, and there's an erotic aspect to that.
~By Jock Sturges ~


We have made drugs an Olympic event. It receives most of the coverage at the Games and even the suspicion of guilt can ruin a reputation for life.
~By Bill Toomey ~


Now, I don't want to get off on a rant here, but guilt is simply God's way of letting you know that you're having too good a time.
~By Dennis Miller ~


It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.
~By William Blackstone ~


We know that we are not collectively guilty, so how can we accuse any other nation, no matter what some of its people have done, of being collectively guilty?
~By Simon Wiesenthal ~


With a parent, it's always guilt. You want to be there, but you kind of also want to be here.
~By Heather Locklear ~


I'm not doing my philanthropic work, out of any kind of guilt, or any need to create good public relations. I'm doing it because I can afford to do it, and I believe in it.
~By George Soros ~


Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
~By Jane Austen ~


More oftentimes than not, you're automatically guilty before innocent.
~By Anthony Anderson ~


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


He who is obsessed by death is made guilty by it.
~By Elias Canetti ~


Dan Rather is guilty of not being skeptical enough about a story that was politically loaded.
~By Bill O'Reilly ~


You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.
~By Jessica Mitford ~


Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


Those who have experienced the most, have suffered so much that they have ceased to hate. Hate is more for those with a slightly guilty conscience, and who by chewing on old hate in times of peace wish to demonstrate how great they were during the war.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


There's no regret. You can't regret. I mean, I've felt regret but I've also refused to allow regret to sow a seed and live in me because I don't believe it. You feel it, it's like guilt, it's like jealousy, it's like all those horrible things. You've just got to snip them and get them out, because they're no good.
~By Jude Law ~


The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.
~By Ayn Rand ~


I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient.
~By Roland Barthes ~


Many working mothers feel guilty about not being at home. And when they are there, they wish it could be perfect. This pressure to make every minute happy puts working parents in a bind when it comes to setting limits and modifying behavior.
~By Cathy Rindner Tempelsman ~


When we played softball, I'd steal second base, feel guilty and go back.
~By Woody Allen ~


Just because you're convicted in a court room doesn't mean you're guilty of something.
~By Charles Manson ~


We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks.
~By Ovid ~


Well, I'm having a good time. Which makes me feel guilty too. How very English.
~By David Attenborough ~


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.
~By Rita Dove ~


Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
~By J. K. Rowling ~


True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself. False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people feel one ought to be or assume that one is.
~By R. D. Laing ~


And there isn't any way that one can get rid of the guilt of having a nice body by saying that one can serve society with it, because that would end up with oneself as what? There simply doesn't seem to be any moral place for flesh.
~By Margaret Drabble ~


That's what noir feels like to me. It feels like some kind of recurring dream, with very strong archetypes operating. You know, the guilty girl being pursued, falling, all kinds of stuff that we see in our dreams all the time.
~By Brian De Palma ~


The end of the trial and the 'not guilty' verdicts on all counts, clearing Michael of all charges, mean that he can now concentrate on the future and his art.
~By LaToya Jackson ~


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.
~By Bishop Robert South ~


I have been guilty of wrong thinking.
~By Anne Hutchinson ~


I cannot show remorse because I do not believe I am guilty.
~By Lyn Nofziger ~


Here, I am looking for a document issued by a public attorney. I don't find. He is accused by the political leaders of the coalition, by his enemies, who said that he is guilty. That he deserves to be killed.
~By Jacques Verges ~


One of the advantages of appearing in such a play is that you begin to understand it properly, I feel Ophelia's tragedy was that she had been so used by everybody and felt that she bore a great burden of guilt.
~By Lalla Ward ~


Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
~By Cathy Guisewite ~


Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them, must share the guilt for the dead.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~

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