Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.
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.
Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) French novelist and essayist.
He that is conscious of guilt cannot bear the innocence of others: So they will try to reduce all others to their own level.
Charles James Fox (1749-1806) British statesman.
It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape.
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.
Forbear to lay the guilt of a few on the many.
Ovid (BC 43-AD 18) Roman poet.
Whoever blushes confesses guilt, true innocence never feels shame.
Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) Swiss political philosopher and essayist.
Life without industry is guilt. Industry without Art is Brutality.
John Ruskin (1819-1900) English art critic.
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.
Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805) German dramatist, poet and historian.
Seek to make a person blush for their guilt rather than shed their blood.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus (55-117) Roman historian.