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A god implants in mortal guilt whenever he wants utterly to confound a house.

Tags: God, House  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.

Tags: Great, War  ✍ Author: John Adams

Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.

Tags: Dwell, Misery  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

The Negro needs the white man to free him from his fears. The white man needs the Negro to free him from his guilt.

Tags: Free, Him  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Being raised Catholic myself, I think people who are Catholic tend to carry a lot of guilt. It's almost a joke.

Tags: Almost, Joke  ✍ Author: Linda Cardellini

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.

Tags: Death, Painful  ✍ Author: Coco Chanel

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.

Tags: Bad, Few  ✍ Author: Jon Favreau

I am not a religious person, but I am spiritual. But I don't believe in things like guilt.

Tags: Religious, Spiritual  ✍ Author: Janet Jackson

My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.

Tags: Guiding, Principle  ✍ Author: Franz Kafka

The extent of one man's guilt may be defined by how much of it is experienced by the party he injured.

Tags: May, Party  ✍ Author: Ryszard Kapuscinski

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.

Tags: Felt, True  ✍ Author: R. D. Laing

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.

Tags: Blame, Husbands  ✍ Author: Hedy Lamarr

Catholics have guilt and Jews have guilt, fine. But mothers can trump them all.

Tags: Fine, Mothers  ✍ Author: Diane Lane

Canon law itself says for one case of guilt, a priest can be dismissed from the clerical state. One.

Tags: Law, State  ✍ Author: Roger Mahony

Sin, guilt, neurosis; they are one and the same, the fruit of the tree of knowledge.

Tags: Knowledge, Tree  ✍ Author: Henry Miller

Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was non-existent. It is thus with all guilt.

Tags: Convinced, Themselves  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

I'm an Irish Catholic and I have a long iceberg of guilt.

Tags: Catholic, Irish  ✍ Author: Edna O\'Brien

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

Tags: Betray, Difficult  ✍ Author: James Otis

The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.

Tags: Accept, Worst  ✍ Author: Ayn Rand

Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.

Tags: Innocence, Protection  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

There is no such thing as collective guilt.

Tags: Collective  ✍ Author: Kurt Waldheim

I expend far too much of my maternal energies on guilt and regret.

Tags: Far, Regret  ✍ Author: Ayelet Waldman

I think guilt is directional. You should get rid of it, but the way to get rid of it is not to get rid of the guilt feelings. It is to get rid of the wrong that you did that caused the guilt feelings.

Tags: Feelings, Wrong  ✍ Author: Mo Yan

Repentant tears wash out the stain of guilt.

Tags: Tears, Wash  ✍ Author: Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

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.

Tags: Sense, Truth  ✍ Author: Simone de Beauvoir
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How blunt are all the arrows of thy quiver in comparison with those of guilt.

Tags: Comparison, Thy  ✍ Author: Robert Blair

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.

Tags: Dead, Fail  ✍ Author: Omar N. Bradley

The denominational world tries to pressure its members to focus on the birth of Christ, but in doing so layers of guilt are imposed, and competition gets complicated as one Christmas program tries to outdo the other.

Tags: Focus  ✍ Author: John Clayton

Guilt: punishing yourself before God doesn't.

Tags: God, Yourself  ✍ Author: Alan Cohen

Unfortunately, when someone asks me for a favor, I can't say no. Because of my upbringing - my Catholic guilt - if I don't do it, it plagues me.

Tags: Favor, Someone  ✍ Author: Bradley Cooper

Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.

Tags: Principles, Selfish  ✍ Author: William Cowper

Guilt is a weird thing to me. I don't have a lot of it.

Tags: Weird  ✍ Author: Andy Dick

To have guilt you've got to earn guilt, but sometimes when you earn it, you don't feel the guilt you ought to have. And that's what The Firebombing is about.

Tags: Earn, Sometimes  ✍ Author: James Dickey

December 25th has become guilt and obligation.

Tags: Become, December  ✍ Author: Phil Donahue

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.

Tags: High, Longer  ✍ Author: Rita Dove

Guilt always hurries towards its complement, punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie.

Tags: Lie, Punishment  ✍ Author: Lawrence Durrell

Guilt. It comes naturally to me as a Jew and a Liberal.

Tags: Liberal, Naturally  ✍ Author: Odysseas Elytis

Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation.

Tags: Accusation, Quick  ✍ Author: Henry Fielding

There's so much guilt there attached to having a perfectly good life.

Tags: Good, Life  ✍ Author: Emma Forrest

A thousand years will pass and the guilt of Germany will not be erased.

Tags: Pass, Thousand  ✍ Author: Hans Frank

Rarely do I attach guilt to something pleasant. Life's too short.

Tags: Life, Short  ✍ Author: Robin Gibb

Guilt is a supreme waste of time and energy.

Tags: Energy, Time  ✍ Author: Emily Giffin

I think I have serious latent Catholic guilt issues.

Tags: Issues, Serious  ✍ Author: Grimes

When I feel like I'm not doing what I am supposed to as a mother, I will torture myself. I don't know how to deal with it. I find some consolation in the fact that all mommies feel it. If there was a way to cure mommy guilt, I would bottle it and be a bazillionaire.

Tags: Fact, Mother  ✍ Author: Angie Harmon

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

Tags: Pay, Price  ✍ Author: Isabelle Holland

Motherhood has been an exercise in guilt.

Tags: Exercise, Motherhood  ✍ Author: Felicity Huffman

But I don't believe in guilt by association.

 ✍ Author: Marion Jones

To admit guilt for nonexistent crimes is unacceptable to me.

Tags: Admit, Crimes  ✍ Author: Mikhail Khodorkovsky

I've got the Jewish guilt and the Irish shame and it's a hell of a job distinguishing which is which.

Tags: Hell, Job  ✍ Author: Kevin Kline

If only I wasn't an atheist, I could get away with anything. You'd just ask for forgiveness and then you'd be forgiven. It sounds much better than having to live with guilt.

Tags: Ask, Away  ✍ Author: Keira Knightley

A culture in which guilt is automatically assumed to be neurotic and unhealthy has devised a remarkably clever way of protecting its self-interest.

Tags: Clever, Culture  ✍ Author: Jonathan Kozol

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

Tags: Here, Parent  ✍ Author: Heather Locklear

My mother should have been Jewish. She could have taught a class on how to induce guilt.

Tags: Mother, She  ✍ Author: Lorna Luft

I can't even explain to you how terrible that feels, that I equate dating a woman with punishment, shame, guilt, disappointment, reproach, reprimand, persecution. It's a nightmare.

Tags: Dating, Woman  ✍ Author: John Mayer

The treason of which I stand convicted loses all its guilt, has been sanctified as a duty, and will be ennobled as a sacrifice.

Tags: Sacrifice, Stand  ✍ Author: Thomas Francis Meagher

I don't feel guilt. Whatever I wish to do, I do.

Tags: Whatever, Wish  ✍ Author: Jeanne Moreau

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.

Tags: Act, Truth  ✍ Author: Kenneth L. Pike

Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.

Tags: Conscious, Mind  ✍ Author: Oliver Platt

How extraordinary it is that one feels most guilt about the sins one is unable to commit.

Tags: Feels, Sins  ✍ Author: V. S. Pritchett

I get anxious. That lovely Jewish guilt that comes with ancestry.

Tags: Jewish, Lovely  ✍ Author: Maya Rudolph

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.

Tags: Blame, Greatness  ✍ Author: Friedrich Schiller

Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.

Tags: Conscience, Fear  ✍ Author: George Sewell

Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.

Tags: Innocence, Logic  ✍ Author: Susan Sontag

I carry lots of guilt.

Tags: Carry, Lots  ✍ Author: Rod Stewart

The guilt of newborns is immense.

Tags: Immense  ✍ Author: Georg Trakl

Most of modern rock and roll is a product of guilt.

Tags: Modern, Rock  ✍ Author: Don Van Vliet

The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution, is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.

Tags: Risk, Taught  ✍ Author: Nathaniel Parker Willis

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

Tags: Parents, Wish  ✍ Author: Natalie Wood