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" A culture in which guilt is automatically assumed to be neurotic and unhealthy has devised a remarkably clever way of protecting its self-interest. "
" A dirty player is somebody who ultimately is trying to hurt somebody. There's a huge difference. There's no gray in that. Like, you have no conscience, no nothing, no guilt. I don't have that mean streak in me. I don't play angry. It's not anger. "
" A god implants in mortal guilt whenever he wants utterly to confound a house. "
" Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks. "
" A lot of people are afraid of the idea of enslavement, and that's because it's tied to so much shame and guilt... That is the big elephant in the room, but a part of why we're afraid to attack that subject matter is because of the way we've been taught about it. "
" 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. "
" Americans worship creativity the way they worship physical beauty - as a way of enjoying elitism without guilt: God did it. "
" And I know I'm supposed to feel guilty for wanting people to buy my books... and books in general? Novels and poetry, they belong to the realm of art. How dirty of us to try to hawk art! But, after a decade of hand-wringing and apologies, I can't quite muster the guilt anymore. "
" A scapegoat remains effective as long as we believe in its guilt. "
" Aspects of guilt or handwringing that one might expect in a film set in the '50s about women who discover their love for other women - a lot of these things are not in 'Carol.' "
" A thousand years will pass and the guilt of Germany will not be erased. "
" Being raised Catholic myself, I think people who are Catholic tend to carry a lot of guilt. It's almost a joke. "
" Bosnia is under my skin. It's the place you cannot leave behind. I was obsessed by the nightmare of it all; there was this sense of guilt, and an anger that has become something much deeper over these last years. "
" But I don't believe in guilt by association. "
" Canon law itself says for one case of guilt, a priest can be dismissed from the clerical state. One. "
" Can we text twice as much while driving, without the guilt? Yes, we can, if only cars will drive themselves. "
" Catholics have guilt and Jews have guilt, fine. But mothers can trump them all. "
" Corporations aren't people. They have no brains, no consciences, no capacity for intent or guilt. "
" Critics have called alien epic 'Avatar' a version of 'Dances With Wolves' because it's about a white guy going native and becoming a great leader. But Avatar is just the latest scifi rehash of an old white guilt fantasy. "
" December 25th has become guilt and obligation. "
" 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
" Denial, panic, threats, anger - those are very human responses to feeling guilt. "
" During my breakdown, many things, tiny things I had not even registered before, had begun to torment me with guilt. I used to steal Splenda from Starbucks. I would go into a Starbucks whenever I needed the sweetener and would take a fistful of packets, even when I didn't buy a coffee. "
" Every time I act on a fear, I feel disappointed in myself. I have a lot of fear. If I can quit all fear in my life and all guilt, then I tend to be much, much more living up to my standards. I've never seen a person fail if they didn't fear failure. "
" Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. "
" Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups. "
" For the Russians, the displacement of the Holocaust is calculated and cynical. It's not emotional; they don't care about the Holocaust one way or another. They only care about it insofar as they can use it to manipulate a German sense of guilt. "
Timothy D. Snyder
" Frankly, Indian women inherit this collective cultural unconscious - this sense of guilt, shame, and dishonour. I think Indian girls need to become shameless and a little selfish, too. "
" From the moment my dad died, from the moment I found out there was the possibility of his dying, there were many surprises - years after, minutes after. The moments I was okay were as surprising as the ones that I wasn't. Making it through the eulogy without losing it. And then the guilt I felt about it. Surprise! "
" Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. "
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