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Quotes of guilty

  1. The inspiration to write? Perhaps it's not so much inspiration, as a NEED to write. I get itchy and guilty and dissatisfied when I haven't written for a while. Ideas come to me and need to be written down. – Eric Brown
  2. In 1930s mysteries, all sorts of motives were credible which aren't credible today, especially motives of preventing guilty sexual secrets from coming out. Nowadays, people sell their guilty sexual secrets. – P. D. James
  3. It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape. – Thomas Jefferson
  4. Rather let the crime of the guilty go unpunished than condemn the innocent. – Justinian I
  5. In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so. – Immanuel Kant
  6. If I had undertaken the practical direction of military operations, and anything went amiss, I feared that my conscience would torture me, as guilty of the fall of my country, as I had not been familiar with military tactics. – Lajos Kossuth
  7. If you commit a crime, you're guilty – Rush Limbaugh
  8. The classics of Marxism, while fully appreciating the significance of the Darwinian theory, pointed out the errors of which Darwin was guilty Darwin's theory, though unquestionably materialist in its main features, is not free from some serious errors. – Trofim Lysenko
  9. With representation there to do the speaking, the guilty are suddenly given the freedom that comes with hiding behind the fact that they never said that- in fact, they never said anything! – Michael Musto
  10. Any father whose son raises his hand against him is guilty of having produced a son who raised his hand against him. – Charles Peguy
  11. Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young. – J. K. Rowling
  12. Our capital system is haunted by the demon of error: error in determining guilt and error in determining who among the guilty deserves to die. What effect was race having? What effect was poverty having? – George Ryan
  13. I have come to the conclusion that none of us in our generation feels as guilty about sin as we should or as our forefathers did. – Francis Schaeffer
  14. Every guilty person is his own hangman. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  15. Public emergencies may require the hand of severity to fall heavily on those who are not personally guilty but compassion prompts, and ever urges to milder methods. – Mercy Otis Warren

Usage examples for guilty

  1. Gradually her breath came back and her guilty heart beat more slowly. ” – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  2. “ I do not see that he is so guilty as he is said to be, and for one I cannot join the cry against him. ” – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  3. There is not a person in the shop that don't think you guilty and small blame to 'em, I say. ” – Good Luck by L. T. Meade
  4. When he is upon trial and the question is, 'Sir, are you guilty or are you not guilty – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  5. He told himself that there was nothing to feel guilty about. ” – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  6. You have been guilty of it too often. ” – Jane Lends A Hand by Shirley Watkins
  7. Something seemed to say to Burton that at that moment an innocent man becomes a guilty one. ” – The Bail Jumper by Robert J. C. Stead
  8. But I can't help feeling guilty every time I come here. ” – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  9. “ I haven'tbeen there for three months, and I felt guilty about it. ” – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  10. You must not imagine me guilty of that. ” – Valerie by Frederick Marryat
  11. Do you think he was guilty – An I.D.B. in South Africa by Louise Vescelius-Sheldon
  12. The verdict was Guilty – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  13. Do you and Mr. Carlyle believe him to have been guilty – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  14. “ For I feel guilty when I think of how we left him. ” – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  15. At first she called herself guilty – Barbara Ladd by Charles G. D. Roberts
  16. He was a guilty man. ” – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  17. Not that, she answered quickly, but you know I loved the dear old man; I cannot think him guilty any more than I could think it of you. ” – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  18. “ I cannot see thee suffer, boy, when I am the guilty one. ” – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  19. You have been found guilty – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  20. And then if they find her guilty – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope

Idioms for guilty