Quotation Explorer - 'Accused'

The matter came up for judicial investigation, but as might have been expected, the white people concluded it was unnecessary to wait the result of the investigation—that it was preferable to hang the accused first and try him afterward. - Ida B. Wells-Barnett
ARREST, v.t. Formally to detain one accused of unusualness. God made the world in six days and was arrested on the seventh. _The Unauthorized Version_ - Ambrose Bierce
I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War. - Al Capone
I am reminded of that irregular preacher at home who was accused of wandering from his subject. He replied that, whether he stuck to his subject or not, he thanked God that he stuck to his object, which was to bring men to Christ. I hope I shall never lose sight of that. - Geraldine Taylor
I can't help it. You bring it out in me," he accused. "No," I said. "You're choosing to let me get to you. Don't. It's all in the mind. - Donna Lynn Hope
Looks sure can be deceiving: not every ‘ugly’ person is a ‘bad’ person (or is guilty of whatever it is that they are accused of). - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Never make a defense or an apology until you are accused. - King Charles I
It is honourable to be accused by those who deserve to be accused. - Latin Proverb
Sometimes I think it is a great mistake to have matter that can think and feel. It complains so. By the same token, though, I suppose that boulders and mountains and moons could be accused of being a little too phlegmatic. - Kurt Vonnegut
I’ve been accused of being cold, snobbish, distant. Those who know me well know that I’m nothing of the sort. If anything, the opposite is true. But is it too much to ask to want to protect your private life, your inner feelings? - Grace Kelly
You’re a fool, Quinhelm accused. Any man who would allow himself to be bewitched by a woman needs a good dunking in a cold barrel of water. (Quinhelm, the wizard, from BRIGGEN) - Ann B. Keller
If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; first, you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for virtues you never had. - I. F. Stone
I would rather be accused of breaking precedents than breaking promises. - John F. Kennedy
I've been accused of vulgarity. I say that's bullshit. - Mel Brooks
Authentic leaders are often accused of being "controlling" by those who idly sit by and do nothing - John Paul Warren
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