Arthur Schopenhauer about guilt (“The World as Will and Representation”, 1819) - Hence, also, we are all innocent to begin with, and this merely means that neither we nor others know the evil of our own nature; it only appears with the motives, and only in time do the motives appear in knowledge.
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Hence, also, we are all innocent to begin with, and this merely means that neither we nor others know the evil of our own nature; it only appears with the motives, and only in time do the motives appear in knowledge.
 Arthur SchopenhauerThe World as Will and Representation (1819). copy citation

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Translated by R. B. Haldane and J. Kemp
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