Guilt Quotes, Sayings about being guilty

Our guilt has its uses. It justifies much in the lives of others.
– Max Frisch

Guilt is just as powerful, but its influence is positive, while shame’s is destructive. Shame erodes our courage and fuels disengagement.
Brene Brown

No guilt is forgotten so long as the conscience still knows of it.

If you’ve had the right kind of education, it’s amazing how many things you can find to feel guilty about.
– Pete McCarthy

Guilt is a destructive and ultimately pointless emotion.
– Lynn Crilly


Guilt can quickly turn into regret and self- pity. The only way out is through acceptance and forgiveness.

I wish I could say I felt guilty for what I did.I don’t.
Veronica Roth

Grief is not as heavy as guilt, but it takes more away from you.
Veronica Roth

When you are guilty, it is not your sins you hate but yourself.
– Anthony de Mello

He who helps the guilty, shares the crime.

Secret guilt is by silence revealed.
John Dryden


Guilt is oftentimes the strongest witness against itself.

For every man who lives without freedom, the rest of us must face the guilt.
– Lillian Hellman

I say ‘sorry’ a lot. Mostly because I feel like everything is my fault.

That instant pain of guilt when you know you have betrayed the person that just trusted his life to you.
– Monika Geidane

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