Julian Baggini on Wrongdoing

“Judas sees he has done wrong and condemns himself…The price of ‘sin’ is not that you will be sent to hell by a divine judge or that karmic forces will ensure you’re paid back. The price of being bad is that you have to live with being the person who did wrong”

~ Julian Baggini / The Godless Gospel

Mike Baker on Guilt

“…you know I’m one of those, I’m kind of a — I don’t want to say I’m a puritan but I’m one of those Quaker people who feels guilty about everything, right? I feel like if I took a pencil when I was a three year-old, you know, my God, I’m gonna, I gotta confess it.”

~ Mike Baker / Joe Rogan Experience #1519,  August 04 2020

Tacitus on Guilt

“To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.”

~ Tacitus

Seneca on Misdeeds

“Innocent persons sometimes perish; who would deny that? But the guilty perish more frequently.”

~ Seneca / Epistulae Morales AD Lucilium

Seneca on Virtue

“Never to wrong others takes one a long way towards peace of mind…A guilty person sometimes has the luck to escape detection, but never to feel sure of it.”

~ Seneca