15 Movie Quotes about Guilt
Guilt will eat you alive
Guilt can range from mediocre to gruesomely horrible. It changes people for the better and for the worse, for the good and for the bad. But, it’s your choice which one you allow it to do to you. Guilt changes your perspective on life. You start to live in constant fright, fearing the destructive aftermath. Life can’t be lived without guilt. Without it, the world would be full of monsters. Check out our best movie quotes about guilt to find more interesting facts.
From the movie: The Gentlemen
“- Brown: What am I guilty of?
- Ray: Being a cunt, Brown. Being a cunt.”
Max Bennett - Brown
Charlie Hunnam - Ray
From the movie: The Fabelmans
“Guilt is a wasted emotion.”
Michelle Williams - Mitzi Fabelman
From the movie: Crazy Rich Asians
“God forbid we lose the ancient Chinese tradition of guilting your children.”
Gemma Chan - Astrid Young Teo
From the TV Series: True Blood
“Sometimes crowds make me feel guilty for not having fun like everyone else. And then I feel guilty for feeling guilty.”
Anna Paquin - Sookie Stackhouse
From the TV Series: Inventing Anna
“People give people money for all sorts of reasons. Guilt and love are two of the biggest.”
Julia Garner - Anna Delvey
From the TV Series: Better Call Saul
“Getting arrested, that makes people look guilty, even the innocent ones and innocent people get arrested every day.”
Bob Odenkirk - Jimmy McGill
From the TV Series: Lucifer
“Guilt is such a useless emotion.”
Tom Ellis - Lucifer Morningstar
From the TV Series: Ratched
“All I was guilty of, was showing these men mercy when no one else would.”
Sarah Paulson - Nurse Mildred Ratched
From the movie: Touch of Evil
“- Pete Menzies: Convictions. Sure. How many did you frame?
- Quinlan: Nobody.
- Pete Menzies: Come on, Hank. How many did you frame?
- Quinlan: I told you. Nobody. Nobody that wasn't guilty. Guilty. Guilty.”
Joseph Calleia - Police Sergeant Pete Menzies
Orson Welles - Police Captain Hank Quinlan
From the movie: Richard Jewell
“Where I come from, when the government says someone's guilty, that's how you know they're innocent.”
Nina Arianda - Nadya Light
From the movie: 12 Angry Men
“- Juror #2: It's hard to put into words. I just think he's guilty. I thought it was obvious from the word, 'Go'. Nobody proved otherwise.
- Juror #8: Nobody has to prove otherwise. The burden of proof is on the prosecution. The defendant doesn't even have to open his mouth. That's in the Constitution.”
John Fiedler - Juror 2
Henry Fonda - Juror 8
From the movie: The Lady from Shanghai
“- George Grisby: Beautiful, isn't it.
- Michael O'Hara: The beach, you mean, or the tourists?
- George Grisby: Everything!
- Michael O'Hara: There's a fair face to the land; but, you can't hide the hunger and guilt. It's a bright, guilty world.”
Glenn Anders - George Grisby
Orson Welles - Michael O'Hara
From the movie: Perfect Stranger
“It's a world where you think actions have no consequence, where guilt is cloaked by anonymity, where there are no fingerprints. An invisible universe filled with strangers, interconnected online and disconnected in life.”
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Halle Berry - Ro
From the movie: The Judge
“- Mike Kattan: How does it feel, Hank? Knowing that every client you represent is guilty?
- Hank Palmer: It's fine. Innocent people can't afford me.”
David Krumholtz - Mike Kattan
Robert Downey Jr. - Hank Palmer
From the movie: Broadway Danny Rose
“It's important to feel guilty. Otherwise, you're capable of terrible things.”
Woody Allen - Danny Rose