35 Quotes About Being Accused Wrongly


There are many that have been wrongly accused and forced to do time for crimes they did not commit. These quotes about being accused wrongly capture the spirit and caution that should be exhibited before making a judgment.

“A trial without witnesses, when it involves a criminal accusation, a criminal matter, is not a true trial.”

“Accusations are made directly to Rome about theologians from persons who are not theologians. Some of these accusations are anonymous. The local bishop should be the one to relate to theologians to determine orthodoxy.”

“All my life I have been taught to take the high road and never to dignify salacious or false accusations and I have been taught never, never to lie.”

“Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.”

“As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.”

“Being labeled as something you aren’t can’t ruin you. Being accused of something you didn’t do can too.”

“Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door.”

“Don’t waste your time trying to provide people with proof of deceit, in order to keep their love, win their love or salvage their respect for you.”

“Envy wounds with false accusations, that is with detraction, a thing which scares virtue.”

“Friends ask you questions; enemies question you.”

“Geese are friends to no one, they bad mouth everybody and everything. But they are companionable once you get used to their ingratitude and false accusations.”

“Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation.”

“I am ready to accept all accusations, allegations, anger – but I have to succeed.”

“I couldn’t quite understand how an ordinary man’s good qualities could become crushing accusations against a guilty man.”

“I don’t take accusations of selling out lightly.”

“I have much to say why my reputation should be rescued from the load of false accusation and calumny which has been heaped upon it.”

“I wasn’t mad until you accused me of being mad. Now I’m just pissed.”

“Job plunges into a series of demands on and accusations of God which may be and indeed are epigrams of high intelligence, but are not noticeably patient.”

“Knowledge of God’s Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.”

“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.”

“Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation.”

“Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction… nor of dungeons to ourselves.”

“Now that I have called you on your false accusation, you are using additional smear tactics.”

“One accusation you can’t throw at me is that I’ve always done my best.”

“People love as self-recognition what they hate as an accusation.”

“Prosecutors are all used to people who commit fraud making wild accusations when they’re caught.”

“So many people accuse and mistreat others just because of their present state of life, as if life is just a one day journey, and they forget that the story line can change tomorrow!”

“Some readers may find it a curious or even unscientific endeavour to craft a criminological model of organised abuse based on the testimony of survivors.”

“The accusation that we’ve lost our soul resonates with a very modern concern about authenticity.”

“The attempts to distort the truth and to hide the facts behind blanket accusations have been undertaken at all stages of the Ukrainian crisis.”

“The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.”

“There are people who have legitimate concerns about false accusations and the impact that can have on a young person’s life when they have been falsely accused.”

“There’s nothing in this country that is a worse accusation – in America, if you accuse somebody of racism, that person has to disprove that.”

“We all live with the objective of being happy, our lives are all different and yet the same.”

“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.”

There are many infamous cases of people being exonerated for later being discovered to be innocent.

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