Accusations Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old accusations quotes, accusations sayings, and accusations proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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
Too liberal self-accusations are generally but so many traps for acquittal with applause. Samuel Richardson
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff. Cicero
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
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
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
Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation. Philip Massinger
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
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person. William Feather
Even the false accusations of a person of dubious morality can taint the reputation of an upright servant. Hock G. Tjoa
Everyone is presumed good, and in doubtful cases the resolution should be for the accused. Roman Law
Be happy when you are blamed and accused wrongly, for then you have the chance to see all the bitter, hostile or self-pitying responses that your sinful soul wants to spew out as if these puny things could in any way defend you! Watch and see if any of these poisons come out of you when your spirit is pricked by an accusation. Only then can you see yourself as you are, and confess thy sin that is within you and forsake yourself again into the Lords care. Teresa of Avila
An indictment is not a conviction. Howard Coble
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
As in all moral panics, an accusation is enough to destroy a person's life. Hysteria trumps evidence. Carol Tavris
Before you abuse, criticize, and accuse walk a mile in my shoes. Elvis Presley
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
He that accuses all mankind of corruption ought to remember that he is sure to convict only one. Edmund Burke
People love as self-recognition what they hate as an accusation. Elias Canetti
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
Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them. Thomas Fuller
The accusation is always on the first page, and the retraction on page 19. Paul Newman
We must remember always that accusation is not proof and that conviction depends upon evidence and due process of law. Edward Murrow
Before someone lifts a finger at me, I make sure he washed his hands before. Saurabh Monga
When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that three of his fingers are pointing at himself. Anonymous
Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation. Henry Fielding
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
Accusations fit on a bumper sticker; the truth takes longer. Michael Hayden
It is just so much easier to accuse than to defend, as it is easier to inflict than to heal a wound. Roman Proverb
One against whom accusations, when made, are easily believed. Roman Proverb
Accusing the times is but excusing ourselves. English Proverb
Not able to produce more accusations than your own weak-hinged fancy. William Shakespeare
I need not be barren of accusations, he hath faults, with a surplus, to tire in repetition. William Shakespeare
Start by calling something alleged, and you end by denying it altogether. Hitchens
Unorganized protocol to secure the spot / Unprotected and contamination of samples / Process unsynchronized in the investigation / Witnesses are in early hard accusations. Herbert Guitang
Questioned by accusations only business can answer done right... Dwight Drummond
I jumped to conclusions / making false accusations / I'm sorry for what I've done. Maria Shaw
The accuser of the brethren! / How fitting is the name! / Since the creation of the world / His business is the same; / Bringing false accusations, / Watching the halting of the saints, / And striking at the life. Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney
False accusations, I can't take back / My mouth was moving but you know that my mind was off track. Robert Cray
I'm tired of these accusations / Always fighting for a slight chance of innocence / What was the point of my demise? / Do I even get a chance to make a stand? / Will you ever let me share my side? / I'm guilty as charged. Alive Enough
Can't you admit the fault of your mind? / Why don't you come to grip with it? / All the denial causing more pain / Can't you see I'm sick of it? Jimmy Cliff
Lock your door rather than accuse your neighbor. Lebanese Proverb
God detests a man who rushes to accuse a neighbor. Hebrew Proverb
The fault-finder will find faults even in paradise. Henry David Thoreau
Grace silences the voice of accusation and wipes all the evidence of guilt. Ikechukwu Izuakor
I couldn't quite understand how an ordinary man's good qualities could become crushing accusations against a guilty man. Albert Camus
Everyone should experience a wrong accusation…if only to learn how not to be quick to accuse another. Chukuwuneta Oby
Don't conclude so fast, you may never know what is behind the fact you know! Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Accusation reveals the character of the accuser more than the accused. Bangambiki Habyarimana
We are all guilty of sin, error, and moments of sheer stupidity; none of us should be casting stones. The occasional arced pebble might be overlooked. Richelle E. Goodrich
So when they win, it's their hard work. And when they lose, it's their bad luck. Sanhita Baruah
Do not cast away an honest man for a villain's accusation. William Shakespeare
If someone speaks badly of you, do not defend yourself against the accusations, but reply; "you obviously don't know about my other vices, otherwise you would have mentioned these as well. Epictetus