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Best Quotes About Guilt

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A list of the best guilt quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous guilt quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic guilt quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about guilt?" and "What are inspirational guilt quotes?"

This list includes notable guilt quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest guilt quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite guilt sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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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. Simone de Beauvoir

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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. Robert South

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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. Thomas Jefferson

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

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    Forbear to lay the guilt of a few on the many. Ovid

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    Whoever blushes confesses guilt, true innocence never feels shame. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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    Seek to make a person blush for their guilt rather than shed their blood. Tacitus

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    Life without industry is guilt. Industry without Art is Brutality. John Ruskin

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    Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer. William Shakespeare

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