Quotation Explorer - 'Guilt'

Through the eyes of a happy girl lies guilt and destruction. - Britany Lopez
On our Journey, we should not dwell on the guilt emerging because of dropping back to Ego-dominated state; instead, we should celebrate that we are in the state of the Presence!! - Frank Wanderer
I will feel no guilt on shutting my door to those who didn't listen. - Stefan Molyneux
Perhaps his tragedy is that he is the only normal writer left on earth -- and it is this that adds to his isolation and so too his so sense of guilt. - Malcolm Lowry
Guilt and Regret always pulls one down.They have an impact like that of gravity.They heavy you like few tons of concrete,Therefore,Instead of growing, moving on and learning from your mistakes,You will wine and dine with Would Have's and Could Have's. - Nomthandazo Tsembeni
Man cannot bear to be in the wrong. As soon as he feels guilt or remorse, he bends his ethics to suit himself. Actions do not flow from ethics, but ethics from actions, and it is by refining our actions that we refine our ethics. - Neel Burton
No amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of worrying can change the future - Umar ibn Al-Khattab
Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take. - Peter McWilliams
Homeschooling is not a race ... You will not get behind, nor do you have to live with guilt that you feel the need to catch up. - Tamara L. Chilver
Heartache, guilt, loss, grief, these things, too, are monsters. - Chelsey Philpot
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. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I am the prosecutor. I represent the state. I am here to present to you the evidence of a crime. Together you will weigh this evidence. You will deliberate upon it. You will decide if it proves the defendant's guilt. - Scott Turow
Should is my all time least favorite word. It’s this sort of guilt inducing, finger wagging word that we use to beat up others and ourselves. - Frank Beddor
Should' is my all time least favoriteword! It’s this sort of guilt inducing, finger wagging word that we use to beat up ourselves andothers. - Frank Beddor
To forgive is not for the sole sake of relieving another of their guilt, but rather for the sake of the soul that had been perpetrated upon! - DC Gunnersen
Guilt is a feeling that you owe a debt that you're not paying. - Stefan Molyneux
You turned your guilt into resentment, because that seems easier to face. You won't move on until you turn it back into guilt, and then into forgiveness for yourself. - Charlie Jane Anders
When you loose someone untimely; all left is never ending guilt, fear, and pain. - Nikita Dudani
There is no calamity greater than lavish desires.There is no greater guilt than discontentment.And there is no greater disaster than greed. - Lao-tzu
Suffering is just about the easiest of all human activities; being happy is just about the hardest. And happiness requires, not surrender to guilt, but emancipation from guilt. - Nathaniel Branden
Though inclination be as sharp as will, My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect. - William Shakespeare
Meat may taste good, but the guilt of eating it tastes far worse. - Evan Baldonado
I want to love you without clutching, appreciate you without judging, join you without invading, invite you without demanding, leave you without guilt, criticize you without blaming, and help you without insulting. If I can have the same from you, then we can truly meet and enrich each other. - Virginia Satir
Guilt is a lazy feeling that takes no action; the wings of integrity are the only thing that sets it free. - Shannon L. Alder
Death is an opportunity to shed all guilt; to step away from the dogma and contrivances of mankind; and to finally be unbound from all hindrances to knowledge. - Duane Hewitt
Yes. This. It was just what she needed, because here, held by him like this, her guilt, her regret, her fears . . . all of it gave way to this heady, languid sensation of being desired and she didn’t want it to stop.Any of it. - Jill Shalvis
For I conclude that the enemy is not lipstick, but guilt itself; that we deserve lipstick, if we want it, AND free speech; we deserve to be sexual AND serious--or whatever we please; we are entitled to wear cowboy boots to our own revolution. - Naomi Wolf
I take it, though,...given the utter lack of change in your demeanor and nearly radiating I-just-slaughtered-a -bunch-of-infant-forest-animals guilt coming from your general direction...the exchange with your female friend went something a trifle short of fantastic. - Anihyr Moonstar
Grief helps you come to grips with the loss of a loved one. Guilt helps you make better moral decisions or bring you to apologise for a wrongdoing. In proper doses, these types of negative emotions are necessary and healthy. - Stephen Richards
If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends. - Charlotte Bronte
Guilt is magical.
Love is a prayer, begin it with self. If you can worship yourself without shame or guilt, you will be able to respect others. - Vishwas Chavan
Self redemption is the first step to exoneration from guilt. - Dennis E. Adonis
When someone reacts violently and aggressively, it only goes to demonstrate the lack of truth, trust and confidence in oneself and issue that we are defending. It rather portrays the guilt, shame and self anger for defending the indefensible. - Vishwas Chavan
I don't feel guilty for anything. I feel sorry for people who feel guilt. - Ted Bundy
Guilt is unavoidable for mothers. - Linda Gray
ACCUSE, v.t. To affirm another's guilt or unworth; most commonly as a justification of ourselves for having wronged him. - Ambrose Bierce
I crept in to find my father with pennies on his eyes - and looking closer I saw they were made of foil-covered chocolate. Of course I stole and ate them. Magical guilt? Tell me about it - Steve Aylett
It is to be recognized that the negative emotions and the guilt that comes with it is not a part of the Consciousness, it only belongs to the mind! - Frank Wanderer
Low calories and deliciousness can’t work together; guilt would. - Sanjeet Veen
Gratitude, not guilt, as motivation is always His starting point, thus guilt as a motivation leads nowhere. - Geoffrey Wood
Don't talk yourself into falling in love with someone. Either, you are in love or you are not. True love is not a choice. It is something you know in your heart when all guilt, doubt and fear are removed. - Shannon L. Alder
There are no winners of war, only survivors and even they die inside from guilt. They only physically survive to warn us. To warn us that there is nothing more terrible than what they have done.
I realize how depraved it was to instill false guilt in an innocent child's conscience, causing a distorted image of life, God, & self, leaving little if any feeling of personal worth. - Mary Griffith
Homeschooling is not a race ... You will not get behind nor do you have to live with guilt that you feel the need to catch up. - Tamara L. Chilver
Merciful death. How you love your precious guilt - Anne Rice
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.
Those who grant sympathy to guilt, grant none to innocence. - Ayn Rand
What is at the base of shame or guilt? It is the consciousness of an imbalance, or of an action in the past that has caused, and probably continues to cause, suffering. - Darrell Calkins
I love Religion it's the cheapest place to buy Guilt, Fear,Sin and Doubt - Stanley Victor Paskavich
No reason for a feverish rush For we will all arrive in the same place At the right time. Justice will be served. There will be no better or worse, No big and small, no rewards, no punishment, No guilt, no judges, no hierarchies; Only silent equality. - Dejan Stojanovic
There is nothing spiritual about a marriage that uses guilt, blame, shame or religious manipulations to keep a relationship together. - Shannon L. Alder
Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt. - William Cowper
You don’t have a monopoly on pain or loss. It’s a level playing field—we all lose—we all grieve. It’s what remains afterwards that defines us. Guilt is the poison we pump into our own veins. It’s self-inflicted torture. - R.W. Patterson
Show me a woman without guilt and I'll show you a man - Sheryl Sandberg
Feel no guilt. Getting married and giving birth does not mean that you have sold your life away to perfectly healthy people who can get their own damn socks. - Jennifer Crusie
Some marry because they are in love. Others marry to have sex ... without the guilt. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The sin and guilt of the human race was imputed to the spotless lamb of God, Jesus Christ when He became the sin offering for the world. - John Paul Warren
Your mistakes are to help you develop your purpose, not shame and guilt. - Sue Fitzmaurice
INDISCRETION, n. The guilt of woman. - Ambrose Bierce
Although the most acute judges of the witches, & even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was nonexistent. It is thus with all guilt. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Saying sorry doesn't mean there isn't guilt & forgiving doesn't mean that the pain is gone. - Harriet Morgan
Don’t feel guilty for a crime you have not committed commit it and be guilt free - Amit Abraham
Their guilt plus their repentance should have equalled forgiveness. But they don’t feel forgiven, so they failed, which makes them feel guilty, which was why they repented in the first place, so they’re stuck right where they started: Guilty. - Geoffrey Wood
Being hurt inevitably breeds feelings of hatred towards your attacker. But when we hurt others, we have to deal with their hatred for us, and our own feelings of guilt. Knowing what it feels like to be hurt is exactly why we try to be kind to others. That’s what makes us humans. - Masashi Kishimoto
It doesn't pain seeing who she turned out to be a face now, but knowing so much how she pretended to be who she was not for all these years without a tinge of guilt and shame. - Anuj Somany
Like hatred, guilt can’t be locked in the silence of forgetting, without taking part of your soul with it. - Shannon L. Alder
Life...as God intended it enables us to live above the drag of fear, superstition, shame, pessimism, guilt, anxiety, worry, and all the negativity that keeps people from seizing each day as a gift from Him. - Charles R. Swindoll
The NOW is such a magical moment that you have the time to live a magical life and have no time to have guilt of the past, worry of the future but to live now fully and unfold our magnificence with the help of Allah - Muhaya Haji Mohamad
I may not beleive in God, but I believe in guilt and no one wants to dick around with eternity, even if it isn't there. - johnathon trooper
Keep chasing your dreams before guilt of doing nothing touches your back - Martin M Stupak
Guilt and true courage are incompatible... - Matthew Lewis
It seems The Adversary needs neither their guilt nor their request, but simply their return. In other words, since repentance is the process whereby guilt is turned into gratitude, He doesn’t mind if they skip a step and go directly to gratitude. - Geoffrey Wood
Having a kid is like an industrial revolution of the emotions. Suddenly you can mass produce worry, and guilt. - S. K Tremayne
Her heart broke. Because of sorrow. Because of guilt. Because of repressed dreams, visions and fantasies. Because almost nothing in her life had gone as she'd hoped. - Jonas Jonasson
Living is the right to exercise Freedom any time without any guilt or whatsoever. Deathis living without Freedom. Resurrection is living for the Dead. Eternity is victory overdeath and not many will taste of it." - Freddy Schofeild Mahhumane - Freddy Sipho Mahhumane
Dear to me is sleep: still more, being made of stone,While pain and guilt still linger here below,Blindness and numbness--these please me alone;Then do not wake me, keep your voices low. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
Watch out for each other. Love everyone and forgive everyone, including yourself. Forgive your anger. Forgive your guilt. Your shame. Your sadness. Embrace and open up your love, your joy, your truth, and most especially your heart. - Jim Henson
Guilt is a rope that wears thin. - Ayn Rand
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. - George Sewell
Shed the tears.Shed the blame and guilt too.So that your heart mends and heals. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
Should’ is my all time least favoriteword! It’s this sort of guilt inducing, finger wagging word that we use to beat up ourselves andothers. - Frank Beddor
The Adversary, of course, simply wants them to lay down their sins, guilt and all, and follow Him. But this type holds on to their sinfulness and their guilt for it, because otherwise, they’d have no relationship with Him at all. And, of course, no relationship can be based on guilt and survive. - Geoffrey Wood
Should' is my all time least favorite word. It’s this sort of guilt inducing, finger wagging word that we use to beat up others and ourselves. - Frank Beddor
Guilt starts as a feeling of failure. - Frank Herbert
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. - Thomas Szasz
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now. - Alan W. Watts
The fastest way to get lost is to go on a guilt trip! - Stephen Richards
Guilt is motherfucker,... it takes everything motivation, aspiration and soul. (Kill Game 2015) - Deyth Banger
Just as my body had changed at puberty, now I was developing a sense of guilt, a sense not only of how I appeared to others, but of how I appeared to myself, especially in violating self-imposed prohibitions. - Hanif Kureishi
I don't believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don't judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free. - Angelina Jolie
The 6 greatest detriments to our health, happiness, and ultimate success: Regret, Worry, Guilt, Blame, Gossip, & ResentmentRemoving just one can change your life. - Charles F. Glassman
Racism defends our greed, frees us from self-control and makes others responsible for our failings. It is an attempt to silence the guilt so we can look in the mirror. - Mari Serebrov
guilt to motherhood is like grapes to wine - Fay Weldon
I always have the feeling we are merely fearfully trying to save room for God; I would rather speak of God at the center than at the limits, in strength rather than weakness, and thus in human life and goodness rather than in death and guilt. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Sin with the multitude, and your responsibility and guilt are as great and as truly personal, as if you alone had done the wrong.
Guilt is helpful only when it keeps us acting in line with our beliefs and morals. Otherwise, it creates needless suffering.
Guilt -- if there was any guilt -- spread out and diffused itself over everybody and everything. . . . Perhaps at some point in time, at some spot in the world, a moment of responsibility existed. - Philip K. Dick
Hail to you gods, on that day of the great reckoning. Behold me, I have come to you, without sin, without guilt, without evil, without a witness against me, without one whom I have wronged. I am one pure of mouth, pure of hands. - The Book of the Dead
Goodbye worry, fear, doubt, and guilt. Hello grace. - Tamara L. Chilver
Feelings of guilt are the worst punishment. You are being punished by yourself. - Debasish Mridha
Guilt is anger directed at ourselves--at what we did or did not do. - Peter McWilliams
Parenting is a giant responsibility forever, so we need to learn how to drop the guilt and go easy on ourselves when we mess up. - Rachael Bermingham
When we neglect our Bible study we often feel guilty. When you skip a meal do you feel guilty? No, you feel hungry. The Bible is food for our soul. When we fail to read it we should not feel guilty, we should feel hungry. Guilt is fueled by obligation hunger is fueled by desire. - Tyler Edwards
For some, memories are a blessing. They give one something to look at and cherish in dark times. For some, memories are a curse. They give one pain, guilt, and sorrow. But for all, memories make up who we are now. - Taylor Chackowsky
Religious guilt will never grow the kind of love you want in someone. - Shannon L. Alder
Your own guilt is your own fault. - Katerina Stoykova-Klemer
Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt. - Titus Maccius Plautus
Evil originates not in the absence of guilt; but in our effort to escape it. - Shannon L. Alder
Guilt can be a good thing. It's the soul's call to action. The indication that... something is wrong. The only way... to rid your heart of it... is to correct your mistakes and keep going... until amends are made. - Father Lantom, Daredevil
When you lose someone untimely; all left is never ending guilt, fear, and pain. - Nikita Dudani
...-the two look at each other - one full of guilt - other full of pain - both full of unhappiness. - J.K. Rowling
Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.
Disappointment, fear, grief, unlove, dullness and guilt are the worst feelings. Learn from them so that you move on. Then replace them with more satisfying and promising joy, love gratitude, pride, confidence, direction. - Diana Jaber
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