Quotes by guilt

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  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    Guilt: punishing yourself before God doesn't.
  • Charles James Fox
    Charles James Fox
    British statesman 1749-1806
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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.
  • Buddy Wakefield
    Buddy Wakefield
    American poet and actor 1974-
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    He's got a lead brain. It's a battle magnet. He carries it around by the guilt straps...don't laugh, you didn't see the size of the blizzard that birthed him.
    Source: Poetry Healing Herman Hesse
  • Robert Blair
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    How blunt are all the arrows of thy quiver in comparison with those of guilt.
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient.
  • Audrey Hepburn
    Audrey Hepburn
    British actress, model, dancer and humanitarian 1929-1993
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    I don't believe in collective guilt, but I do believe in collective responsibility.
  • Bryan Cogman
    Bryan Cogman
    American writer and producer 1979-
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    I hate when the major event of a show I watch is spoiled for me. And I'm wracked with guilt when/if I spoil something for someone else.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt.
  • Phil McGraw
    Phil McGraw
    American television personality and author 1950-
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    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.
  • Arianna Huffington
    Arianna Huffington
    Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman 1950-
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    I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
  • Carolyn Heilbrun
    Carolyn Heilbrun
    American academic and author 1926-2003
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    In former days, everyone found the assumption of innocence so easy; today we find fatally easy the assumption of guilt.
    Source: Poetic Justice Ch. 2 (1970)
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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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.
  • Aaron Hill
    Aaron Hill
    English dramatist and writer 1685-1750
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    Let never man be bold enough to say, Thus, and no farther shall my passion stray: The first crime, past, compels us into more, And guilt grows fate, that was but choice, before.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Lie detectors sometimes work because people believe they work, deterring the wrong people from applying for jobs in the first place, or prompting admissions of guilt during interrogations.
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