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41 Quotes about Accusations


  • Accusations fit on a bumper sticker; the truth takes longer. – Michael Hayden


  • Friends ask you questions; enemies question you. – Unknown


  • When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff. – Cicero


  • There can be no judge without an accused. – Czech Proverb


  • Too liberal self-accusations are generally but so many traps for acquittal with applause. – Samuel Richardson


  • Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation. – Henry Fielding


  • Envy wounds with false accusations, that is with detraction, a thing which scares virtue. – Unknown


  • Everyone should experience a wrong accusation…if only to learn how not to be quick to accuse another. – Chukuwuneta Oby


  • Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them. – Thomas Fuller


  • All accusation is of the devil, no matter where it comes from. It is just as dangerous to accuse others as it is to give the accuser room in your own life. The accuser gives no hope. God does not accuse us, but He does give us promptings that bring light and hope. – Esther Smith


  • We must remember always that accusation is not proof and that conviction depends upon evidence and due process of law. – Edward Murrow


  • When one person makes an accusation, check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour. – Piers Anthony


  • When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that three of his fingers are pointing at himself. – Unknown
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  • Everyone is presumed good, and in doubtful cases the resolution should be for the accused. – Roman Saying



  • Even the false accusations of a person of dubious morality can taint the reputation of an upright servant. – Hock G. Tjoa


  • I do not discuss the accusations that it was so, it was that. Personal attacks are one’s mind garbage. – Ehsan Sehgal


  • An indictment is not a conviction. – Howard Coble


  • When we assign blame we are pointing the finger to who or what is responsible for a fault or for a wrong doing. We are trying to make others accountable. Blaming does not solve a problem it usually only makes people defensive. – Catherine Pulsifer


  • To claim is not to prove. – German Saying


  • Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation. – Philip Massinger


  • Never make a defense or apology before you be accused. – Unknown


  • Before you condemn someone else for a wrongful act, check your behavior and see if you too, have committed an act similar or even worse than the act that person has done. Then you won’t be in a position to judge. – Ellen J. Barrier


  • The breath of accusation kills an innocent name, and leaves for lame acquittal the poor life, which is a mask without it. – Percy Bysshe Shelley


Before you abuse, criticize, and accuse walk a mile in my shoes. – Elvis Presley


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Accusations quotes


  • He that accuses all mankind of corruption ought to remember that he is sure to convict only one. – Edmund Burke


  • After all the painful accusations, came the mighty truth and whispered, “you’re free”. ? Mitta Xinindlu


  • One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person. – William Feather



  • The accusation is always on the first page, and the retraction on page 19. – Paul Newman


  • Before someone lifts a finger at me, I make sure he washed his hands before. – Saurabh Monga


  • One accusation you can’t throw at me is that I’ve always done my best. – Alan Shearer


  • It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it. – Marcus Tullius Cicero


  • Blame is the demonstrated lack of self-respect choosing to deposit one’s negative actions onto others to reinforce one’s view of being of good, fair, and approved. – Byron R. Pulsifer


  • One never accuses without a little bit of lying. – Chinese Proverb


  • As in all moral panics, an accusation is enough to destroy a person’s life. Hysteria trumps evidence. – Carol Tavris


  • Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves. Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it. – Abraham Lincoln
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  • I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words. – John Milton


  • There is a 100% assurance that what your friend’s enemy tells you about your friend is false. What your failure tells you about your passion is fake. Don’t give up. – Israelmore Ayivor


  • I couldn’t quite understand how an ordinary man’s good qualities could become crushing accusations against a guilty man. – Albert Camus


  • The accusation that we’ve lost our soul resonates with a very modern concern about authenticity. – Unknown


  • When two people are on the path of confrontation…an innocuous comment is taken as an accusation. And an innocent query is suspected as an accusation. – Girdhar Joshi