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Guilt is about actions or behavior;
while shame is about the self.
- "Dr. Sanity"

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

You go against yourself when you
judge or blame yourself for anything
- don Miguel Ruiz

Be yourself. There is nothing more for you to do
than to be the best YOU that you can be -
with no imitation, no pretense, no guilt, no shame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Guilt is only another way of avoiding informed action.
- Audre Lorde

I Release Myself From All Guilt.
I forgive myself for judging me guilty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Release Myself From All Guilt.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Drop guilt! - because to be guilty is to live in hell.
Not being guilty, you will have the freshness
of dewdrops in the early morning sun,
you will have the freshness of lotus petals in the lake,
you will have the freshness of the stars in the night.
Once guilt disappears you will have
a totally different kind of life, luminous and radiant.
You will have a dance to your feet
and your heart will be singing a thousand and one songs.
- Osho

I rest in the light of forgiveness.
I forgive myself and others for that
which is done (and better left undone)
and also that which is not done (and better if done).
I give myself permission to enjoy this moment without guilt.
I freely release all uncertainty, regret, and fear.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Guilt says I've done something wrong;
... shame says there is something wrong with me.
Guilt says I've made a mistake;
... shame says I am a mistake.
Guilt says what did was not good;
... shame says I am no good.
- John Bradshaw

Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
- Cathy Guisewite

You have to learn to push the guilt
under the rug and move on,
otherwise it overwhelms you.
- the Woody Allen movie Match Point

All religions are the same:
Religion is basically guilt, with different holidays.
- Cathy Ladman

Guilt for being rich,
and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough
and you have to go and get shot or something.
- John Lennon

I am tortured when I am away from my family,
from my children.
I am horribly guilt-ridden.
- Jessica Lange

You are not your mind. You, a Spiritual BEing,
are neither your mind nor your body.
Mind and body are your tools - to use as you choose.
Sometimes your body appears to have a will of its own,
as when it twitches or pains.
Likewise, your mind often appears to have its own will.
That incessant chattering of regret, disappointment, guilt,
shame, foreboding, worry, and fear
is your Rattlesnake Mind striking off on its own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving.
- Erma Bombeck

I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt,
working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
- Arianna Huffington

Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.
- Titus Maccius Plautus

Guilt is a weird thing to me.
I don't have a lot of it.
- Andy Dick

I walk around feeling a sort of existential guilt all the time;
and honestly for me this house is a way of feeling
less guilty about the universe.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

I find that people...
very few people think that what they're doing is bad,
and usually the people who think what they're doing
is bad it has more to do with guilt.
- Jon Favreau

I hope and trust the infinite, the eternal,
and merciful and loving God.
I worship Him and feel no guilt in my heart before
him for what I am going to do.
- Alex Campbell

Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation.
- Henry Fielding

The extent of one man's guilt may be defined by how
much of it is experienced by the party he injured.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

I'm an Irish Catholic and I have a long iceberg of guilt.
- Edna O'Brien

I'm not doing my philanthropic work,
out of any kind of guilt,
or any need to create good public relations.
I'm doing it because I can afford to do it,
and I believe in it.
- George Soros

The Negro needs the white man to free him from his fears.
The white man needs the Negro to free him from his guilt.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked,
and we who fail to prevent them, must share the guilt for the dead.
- Omar N. Bradley

The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution,
is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.
- Nathaniel Parker Willis

Victims suggest innocence.
And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms,
suggests guilt.
- Susan Sontag

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
- Coco Chanel

But I don't believe in guilt by association.
- Marion Jones

Guilt always hurries towards its complement,
punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie.
- Lawrence Durrell

Guilt is anger directed at ourselves -
at what we did or did not do.
Resentment is anger directed at others -
at what they did or did not do.
- Peter McWilliams

We have made drugs an Olympic event.
It receives most of the coverage at the Games and even
the suspicion of guilt can ruin a reputation for life.
- Bill Toomey

What is guilt? Guilt is the pledge drive constantly
hammering in our heads that keeps us from fully enjoying the show.
Guilt is the reason they put the articles in Playboy.
- Dennis Miller

My creativity and my political work are linked.
I don't do this work out of guilt or out of responsibility.
- Holly Near

Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
- William Cowper

The treason of which I stand convicted loses all its guilt,
has been sanctified as a duty, and will be ennobled as a sacrifice.
- Thomas Francis Meagher

I'm a bit of a worrier, to an extreme.
I'll crack a joke, then worry if I've offended someone -
even when they're laughing.
I have a guilt complex, always worrying.
- Sophia Bush

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

Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
- John Adams

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 Watts

Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
- Jane Austen

'm really proud of it.
To me, it's a movie about character behavior and the
pecking order of the pack,
as well as the central character's massive survival guilt.
- Dwight Yoakam

I wanted to show a normal young girl whose only difference
was that she behaved in the way a boy might,
without any sense of guilt on a moral or sexual level.
- Roger Vadim

My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
- Franz Kafka

I think every parent, every generation has wanted their
children to do better and have a higher standard of living.
But I think there's too much guilt.
- Phil McGraw

December 25th has become guilt and obligation.
- Phil Donahue

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

Most of modern rock and roll is a product of guilt.
- Don Van Vliet

I don't have any gnawing guilt over contributing to
any unhappiness suffered by my husbands.
They were as much to blame as I was.
- Hedy Lamarr

Allowing children to show their guilt,
show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation.
- Martha Beck

I had a Christian upbringing - it was all about sin and guilt.
I was very happy just kissing people.
I was like the make-out queen - not even second base.
- Mira Sorvino

Loomis has always felt himself responsible for the
fact that he did not stop Michael when he first murdered his sister,
and so he's got that guilt to live with.
- Donald Pleasence

What we call real estate - the solid ground to build a house on -
is the broad foundation on which nearly all the guilt of this world rests.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
- George Sewell

You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals.
- Roger McGough

If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked,
while your own conscience approved you,
and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.
- Charlotte Bronte

Guilt is the price we pay willingly for doing what
we are going to do anyway.
- Isabelle Holland

I saw my parents as gods whose every wish must be obeyed
or I would suffer the penalty of anguish and guilt.
- Natalie Wood

Alas!
how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks.
- Ovid

My mother should have been Jewish.
She could have taught a class on how to induce guilt.
- Lorna Luft

Americans worship creativity the way they worship physical beauty -
as a way of enjoying elitism without guilt:
God did it.
- Florence King

With a parent, it's always guilt.
You want to be there, but you kind of also want to be here.
- Heather Locklear

If I leave my computer, I'm probably not going to get back for hours.
If I take a few minutes to answer questions and go web surfing,
then guilt kicks in and I get back to work.
- Raymond E. Feist

The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.
- Ayn Rand

Repentant tears wash out the stain of guilt.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine

True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself.
False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people
feel one ought to be or assume that one is.
- R. D. Laing

I have a high guilt quotient.
A poem can go through as many as 50 or 60 drafts.
It can take from a day to two years-or longer.
- Rita Dove


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