Top 144 Accused Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Accused Quotes from famous people such as Lena Waithe, Wesley Clark, Rand Paul, Pope Francis, Don Shula, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I think, to me, I always want to tell the truth. I neve

I think, to me, I always want to tell the truth. I never want to sugarcoat things. I’ve never been accused of pulling punches.
Lena Waithe
I remember in the spring of 1971, a hundred thousand people converged on the Pentagon in June of 1971. They threw blood; I guess it was goat’s blood or something, on the steps to the Pentagon. People were being accused of being murderers and baby killers. You just can’t imagine the civic outrage.
Wesley Clark
I’ve been accused of wanting to allow terrorists to have weapons to attack America.
Rand Paul
My authoritarian and quick manner of making decisions led me to have serious problems and to be accused of being ultraconservative. I have never been a right-winger. It was my authoritarian way of making decisions that created problems.
Pope Francis
One thing I never want to be accused of is not working.
Don Shula
If I did all the stuff I’ve been accused of – or credited with – there’s no way I could make all this music. I’d be drinking myself into the grave.
Al Jourgensen
I have been accused of so many things that are so untrue. Some of those accusations persist despite their being entirely false, but I’ll just continue preaching the Gospel.
Paula White
Trump granted pardons because of Fox… He raged against migrant ‘caravans’ because of Fox. He accused public servants of treason because of Fox. And he got the facts wrong again and again because of mistakes and misreporting by the network.
Brian Stelter
When I was younger I got accused of gamesmanship but I grew out of it.
Adrian Lewis
During last night’s debate, John Kerry and John Edwards were so friendly to each other some political experts think that they may end up running together. In fact Kerry and Edwards were so friendly, President Bush accused them of planning a gay marriage.
Conan O’Brien
If one seeks to analyze experiences and reactions to the first postwar years, I hope one may say without being accused of bias that it is easier for the victor than for the vanquished to advocate peace.
Gustav Stresemann
Popular Monster’ is the voice inside my head, hoping you will listen. It’s the story of a hero that’s been falsely accused and torn down by society. It shows what happens when you get pushed too far.
Ronnie Radke
Traditionally, duos get accused of lots of things.
Daryl Hall
You know what’s funny is, when I made ‘Saw,’ I got accused of being a fascist; when I made ‘Insidious,’ I got accused of being godless, and now I made the ‘Conjuring’ films, and I’m accused of being too much God.
James Wan
Someone who is wrongfully accused needs to do their best to put it behind them and move on.
Jared Polis
No one has ever accused me of being ambitious.
Burt Shavitz
That goes against what I believe morally. That’s adultery, and if I’m accused of that, no, that’s not right. I have two kids who see that and remember that and judge me. It didn’t happen, and it’s not to be reported that way.
Nicole Kidman
Melania and the White House had accused me of criminal activity, had publicly shamed and fired me, and made me their scapegoat.
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff
Good Christian people, I am come hither to die, for according to the law, and by the law I am judged to die, and therefore I will speak nothing against it. I am come hither to accuse no man, nor to speak anything of that, whereof I am accused and condemned to die.
Anne Boleyn
The most famous line in gastronomic history, ‘Let them eat cake’, turns out to have been an eighteenth-century cliche. According to Antonia Fraser, the French accused every foreign queen of saying it, beginning in 1670 with the wife of Louis XIV, Marie Theresa.
Amanda Foreman
Most of the bad taste I’ve been accused of has been generic bad taste; it’s been making fun of an idea as opposed to a person.
John Cleese
When writing on black life, whites have often been unwelcome, usually called upon to give witness or hauled in as the accused.
Darryl Pinckney
When I was a child, I had an intense fear of going to prison. I wasn’t on the run or anything – my crimes were small and they were all against fashion. But I had nightmares about accidentally killing someone, or being falsely accused.
Sara Pascoe
They don’t call him ‘No Drama Obama’ for nothing. He’s even worse than we thought because he has committed the ultimate American crime, worse than anything he has been accused of so far: He has no sense of humor.
Florence King
My son has been called many names, accused of many horrible crimes. As a father, I’ve borne all the humiliation that my son has undergone.
Aditya Pancholi
I’m accused constantly of having ‘no signature.’ That’s the big artistic demerit. You can’t tell a Wyler film from another man’s film just by looking at it.
William Wyler
I’ve developed a lot of reform proposals myself and been accused of trying to destroy Social Security, when the whole point was to try to save it. I think most people know that Social Security is bankrupt.
Jim DeMint
I’ve been accused of being a minimalist writer. I don’t like a lot of verbiage in there.
Kathy Reichs
I can write about my culture and religion because I am a product of both. Even when I’m accused of giving ammunition to the Islamophobic right, in the struggle between ‘community’ and ‘women,’ I always choose the women.
Mona Eltahawy
I am often accused of colluding with the British during the freedom struggle. I want to ask, how?
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
I’ve been accused of riding roughshod over others’ emotions, and I admit, when I feel a friend is being over-indulgent, my patience is in short supply.
Mariella Frostrup
I've been accused of being a bit too keen on my footbal

I’ve been accused of being a bit too keen on my football, not least by my three ex-wives.
Sean Bean
Prime Minister Najib had continuously denounced me as an enemy of the Malaysian state and accused me of spreading Fake News.
Clare Rewcastle Brown
I’ve been accused of being too flexible, too willing to mold myself to men, and that’s something I’m constantly working on.
Jane Fonda
As a reporter, I spent a great deal of time in court. During brief breaks in testimony, I would often look at the spouse, usually the wife, of the accused. I began to wonder how listening to the details of a crime purportedly committed by your spouse would affect that person’s view of her husband.
Fiona Barton
Someone once accused me of slumming. I don’t know what that means. I play basketball. And through that, I get to see a world that is not smart-kid world.
Nick McDonell
As for me, even though I have been accused of anti-Semitism countless times, no one has ever heard me make anti-Semitic statements or engage in anti-Semitic behavior.
Jean-Marie Le Pen
Everybody has a right to be defended, and every lawyer has a duty to defend people accused. And my office is to defend him, to discuss the accusation point by point, as I think this is a normal step in a democracy.
Jacques Verges
I can’t think whether I’ve actually interviewed the widow of a crime suspect. Obviously, I’ve interviewed members of the families of people who’ve been accused of things.
Fiona Barton
I’ve always been accused of moving around too much when I play concertos. Sometimes, conductors ask me which of us is leading.
Joshua Bell
Ask any experienced defense lawyer: the real risks are for an accused person who is innocent. A guilty defendant has many more options available.
Andrew Vachss
Either we need to redefine what probable cause means and say that police are not subject to it, or we arrest officers right away just as we would with any other person accused of committing a crime. Either we write new laws or enforce existing ones; we cannot have it both ways.
Al Sharpton
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Jonathan Swift
Women are repeatedly accused of taking things personally. I cannot see any other honest way of taking them.
Marya Mannes
I’ve been accused of not really paying attention to a sentence unless my name comes up in it twice.
Matthew Perry
Presumptions of guilt or innocence may sometimes be strengthened or weakened by the place of birth and kind of education and associates a man has grown up with, and good character may at times interpose, and justly save, under suspicion, one who is accused of crime on slight circumstances.
Levi Woodbury
Someone accused me of having ‘gone off the rails’ but I’ve never been on them hence the success and happiness I enjoy on a daily basis.
Noel Edmonds
I’ve been accused, many times, as a writer/director, of my pace being too leisurely and too long.
Billy Bob Thornton
I’m often accused of saying some pretty rotten things about my mother-in-law. But quite honestly, she’s only got one major fault – it’s called breathing.
Les Dawson
Like many of his fellow skyjackers, 49-year-old Arthur Gates Barkley was motivated by a complicated grievance against the federal government. In 1963, the World War II veteran had been fired as a truck driver for a bakery, after one of his supervisors accused him of harassment.
Brendan I. Koerner
It I talked about Watergate, I was described as struggling to free myself from the morass. If I did not talk about Watergate, I was accused of being out of touch with reality.
Richard M. Nixon
I’m accused of, and perhaps rightly so, of not being mean enough. I’ve been taken to task in many a book review; a good satirist has to, you know, has to kill.
Christopher Buckley
It’s not fair that the accused is not protected from adverse publicity whilst the accuser is guaranteed anonymity, whatever the verdict.
Jonathan King
The Honours List is accused of being too top heavy, rewarding those born with a silver spoon in their mouth – as if hereditary titles and accidents of birth are incompatible with democracy. But if you stop to think about it, what is more democratic than nature?
Lady Colin Campbell
From 2002 to the end of his presidency, George W. Bush routinely was accused by the Left of ‘creating chaos:’ chaos in Iraq, chaos in Afghanistan, chaos in the Muslim world, chaos among our allies.
Monica Crowley
I’m accused of promoting eating disorders which makes me so angry.
Chloe Madeley
It’s a pleasure to play my sister because everything I’ve accused her of my whole life, I can now re-enact before her eyes.
Chelsea Handler
I’ve often been accused of making anthropology into literature, but anthropology is also field research. Writing is central to it.
Clifford Geertz
President Trump has never been accused of being an eloquent or charismatic speaker. In fact, his rough-edged style has roiled commentators and professional politicos inside the Beltway for years, while being cheered by his supporters across the country.
Katie Pavlich
There’s no reason for me to lie. If I did something, I’ll admit to it. I don’t want to be accused of something I didn’t do.
Teresa Giudice
Someone once accused me of trying to turn the sitcom into an art form, and I really believe that’s what I was trying to do.
Bea Arthur
I am accused of using hard language. I admit the charge. I have not been able to find a soft word to describe villainy or to identify the perpetrator of it. The man who makes a chattel of his brother – what is he? The man who keeps back the hire of his laborers by fraud – what is he?
William Lloyd Garrison
When the state machinery defends criminals and the publ

When the state machinery defends criminals and the public prosecutors collude with the accused in certain cases and the victims are members of a particular community, then ‘Justice to all’ is empty rhetoric.
Kapil Sibal
‘Big business’ was a bad phrase in India. To be accused of being big business was the worst accusation you could make. All that has gone now. The whole mindset has changed.
P. Chidambaram
I would not ever try to be a show intellectual, which I was accused of doing a while on ABC. I thought you were supposed to read the guests’ books.
Dick Cavett
I can be accused of trying to be commercial sometimes.
Dolly Parton
I am being accused of all this plastic surgery, which is absolutely not true.
Nicollette Sheridan
I suppose I could be accused of taking acting too seriously and losing the fun of it. I do take my work very seriously; I take on the responsibility of it.
David Suchet
I’m always being accused of being a Hollywood Republican, but I’m not! I have just as many Democratic ideas as Republican ones. If they could build three fewer bombs every month and give the money to foster care, that would be great.
Bruce Willis
It is easy not to support the death penalty when there is doubt about the culpability of the person sitting in the chair; it is harder to sustain such principles when the crime of the accused is morally indefensible.
Clint Smith
I never sympathise with the accused unless there’s a chance the accused is not guilty, but I certainly don’t ever sympathise with the criminal.
Clint Eastwood
I have been accused of allegedly giving up my free-market principles in supporting some of Donald Trump’s proposed policies.
Lawrence Kudlow
When it comes to those who are accused and their right to defend themselves, it is perfectly reasonable to expect relevant evidence to be made public, and I am in favour of open justice.
David Blunkett
If I’m stood besides any man, I’m going to be accused of flirting.
Maura Higgins
Here, I am looking for a document issued by a public attorney. I don’t find. He is accused by the political leaders of the coalition, by his enemies, who said that he is guilty. That he deserves to be killed.
Jacques Verges
I accused a woman of doing something behind my back when I knew that she hadn’t, just to see if she loved me.
Tyrese Gibson
Joe was being called a liar and a traitor; I’m being accused of nepotism, of being a glorified secretary. The stresses that that places on an individual and, of course, a marriage were tremendous. It was – there were some dark days.
Valerie Plame
Ethologists are often accused of drawing false analogies between animal and human behaviour. However, no such thing as a false analogy exists: an analogy can be more or less detailed and, hence, more or less informative.
Konrad Lorenz
How is justice served if the victim and the accused are working together to make it all go away? Somebody please explain that to me.
Jane Velez-Mitchell
According to Islamic principles, when a man is accused of heresy, he is given the choice between repentance and punishment.
Naguib Mahfouz
Journalists are accused of being lapdogs when they don’t ask the hard questions, but then accused of being rude when they do. Good thing we have tough hides.
Gwen Ifill
It’s great that I get accused of not being politically correct. People need to take themselves less seriously. This world is so screwed up as it is, we’ve all got to relax a bit more.
Michael Bay
You’re morally tainted if you don’t treat both the accuser and the accused with fairness and with respect, and with due process.
John Kennedy
Show-offy, I could sometimes be accused of.
Louise Wilson
Every neurosis is a primitive form of legal proceeding in which the accused carries on the prosecution, imposes judgment and executes the sentence: all to the end that someone else should not perform the same process.
Lionel Trilling
Rape is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused.
Freda Adler
I had life threats, because people accused me of approaching Brando as God and his son was Jesus. I literally had people saying my blood would run in the streets for doing that.
Richard Donner
‘Color-blind’ comes up – people say ‘Oh, I’m color-blind and therefore can’t be accused of racism,’ but I think that if we are going to have an honest dialogue about racism, we have to admit that people of color are having a different experience.
Justin Simien
When I was in politics, I always got accused of image-making and trying to make them something they weren’t. Truth was – and nobody ever discovered it, although I was in that business for twenty years – what I was trying to do was to get them to be themselves.
Roger Ailes
The people who hanged Christ never, to do them justice, accused him of being a bore – on the contrary, they thought him too dynamic to be safe. It has been left for later generations to muffle up that shattering personality and surround him with an atmosphere of tedium.
Dorothy L. Sayers
I am falsely accused, without proof, of using my position for personal profit. Many who accuse me have lifestyles and spending habits that make them walking proofs of that crime.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
From the moment I went to Hollywood for the first time, I was accused by various people of selling out. So I feel I’ve done my sell-out films already. I’ve sold everything! I’ve sold every piece of soul I ever had!
Beeban Kidron
Conservatives are branded bigots and we are falsely accused of hate speech when we express traditional values and ideas that have made America the greatest country on Earth.
Charlie Kirk
If a novelist had concocted a villain like Trump - a la

If a novelist had concocted a villain like Trump – a larger-than-life, over-the-top avatar of narcissism, mendacity, ignorance, prejudice, boorishness, demagoguery, and tyrannical impulses, she or he would likely be accused of extreme contrivance and implausibility.
Michiko Kakutani
I don’t think anyone’s ever accused me of too much self-love.
Meghan Daum
I’m looking at some comedic horror films because I have often been accused of being too dark. I’m not dark, not compared with ‘Saw’ or anything like that. So I’m looking at live-action horror films, but not slasher ones – ones that have humor and maybe some social satire.
Henry Selick
In 2012, when Mitt Romney named Russia as our greatest geopolitical foe, Democrats scoffed and accused Republicans of trying to ignite a new Cold War.
Kristen Soltis Anderson
Is it now a crime for someone falsely accused to be upset about it? Mueller presumes guilt and then refuses to ‘exonerate’ President Trump. This turns our legal system upside down and shows the rule of law is no bar to smearing President Trump.
Tom Fitton
Ignorance of the law is not a valid excuse for accused criminals, and it cannot be an excuse for members of Congress.
Paul Broun
I’ve often been accused of spending more time and energy criticizing my fellow Democrats than criticizing Republicans.
Mickey Kaus
I have been accused of being a Pollyanna, but I think there are plenty of people dealing with the darker side of human nature, and if I am going to write about people who are kind and generous and loving and thoughtful, so what?
Ann Patchett
Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It’s the other way around. They never vote for us.
Dan Quayle
But for their right to judge of the law, and the justice of the law, juries would be no protection to an accused person, even as to matters of fact; for, if the government can dictate to a jury any law whatever, in a criminal case, it can certainly dictate to them the laws of evidence.
Lysander Spooner
Early in my career I was accused of being overconfident and even cocky, but I really was confident that I had done the training and didn’t see any other reason to say otherwise.
Alberto Salazar
I was very identified with and accused of being a neo-liberal with respect to the economy.
Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada
I became chairman of the inmates committee. Got into a lot of trouble. Was accused of fomenting a riot. Was accused of plotting to kill the warden.
Clifford Irving
Bill O’Reilly truly was always going to go to Italy when the scandal erupted about his secret settlements with women that accused him of harassment. So he decided to go on the vacation that he already scheduled, and then of course, he never came back.
Brian Stelter
The voice I’ve chosen to turn to is that of NPR. With a reputation for some of the finest journalism in the country, the nonprofit organization is renowned for its unbiased stance – to the point that it’s been accused of being both conservative and liberal.
Lynda Resnick
You can’t really describe how difficult it is to deal with. It is any athlete’s worst nightmare to be accused of cheating by taking drugs. It really is very difficult to put into words how it makes you feel.
Greg Rusedski
There are no free lunches in life. You have to earn it. I am paying my dues. People have accused me of having it easy because I am Amitabh Bachchan’s son. Yes, I am his son, and I’ve never run away from it. I work hard to make him proud.
Abhishek Bachchan
Donald Trump has come under fire for recommending U.S. citizens accused of terrorism be prosecuted before military tribunals. But despite the criticism, Trump’s concerns are not only merited – they are, in fact, within the bounds of the law.
Kayleigh McEnany
I’ve been falsely accused of drawing too much from real life. But I am a petty thief – I take little things. And, I mean, I can hardly write 10 words before I start to make things up. I start to invent, because that’s what I want to do. I’m running away to an invented place.
Lorrie Moore
If you start pandering to young people, you’re going to get accused of simply giving people what they want.
Brian Williams
When media coverage sets up a binary opposition between ‘the accuser’ and ‘the accused,’ there is no longer a victim or even an alleged victim – a flesh and blood person who was harmed by the violent act of another.
Jackson Katz
I started writing serious books so late because I knew I’d be accused of riding on my father’s coattails.
Thomas Steinbeck
For decades engineers have stood accused that their buildings do not have any cultural value. We have attempted to liberate engineering of this accusation.
Fritz Todt
If you’ve ever liked an artist or someone who then does something or is accused of something extremely corrupt, and your moral conscience won’t allow you to accept that artist, the truth is then that creates a void in your life. Because then something you loved was taken from you.
Jerrod Carmichael
One of the things I’ve never been accused of is not caring about people.
Joe Biden
When was the last time an Arab MK who appeared on television wasn’t there in the role of the accused who is attacked by a skeptical broadcaster?
Sayed Kashua
I have been frequently accused of deliberately twisting subject matter to my point of view. Above all, I know that life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference. Opinion often consists of a kind of criticism. But criticism can come out of love.
Robert Frank
I am not really ever accused of being shy or meek.
Marisol Nichols
We have never protected illegal speech, as it seems that we have been accused of by some less than credible journalists.
Jim Watkins
If O.J. had been accused of killing his black wife, you would not have seen the same passion stirred up.
Al Sharpton
I don’t think I’ve ever been accused of being faddish. I’m more Marks & Spencer than Ted Baker.
David Miliband
The #MeToo movement doesn't belong to Republicans or th

The #MeToo movement doesn’t belong to Republicans or the Democrats. The #MeToo movement belongs to women who are having the courage to come forward and say this is wrong. People should be protected. We want that for all of our daughters and all of our sisters. We also want there to be rights for the accused.
Ben Sasse
In almost any country, probably in Russia in particular, it’s fashionable to criticise people in power. If you come out in support of someone like me, you’re going to be accused of trying to ingratiate yourself.
Vladimir Putin
The first thing I organized around was the Central Park Five case for the young men who were accused. We talked about the unfair misrepresentation of these young teenagers in the media. I’ve been fighting back against Donald Trump for a long time.
Tarana Burke
Trump critics such as myself have been accused of living in a bubble. On the contrary, it is Trump’s supporters in the 1 percent who breathed their own fumes.
Richard Cohen
The Max Clifford case shows that when the police and prosecutors quietly hold their nerve they can succeed, whatever the public profile or popularity of the accused.
Keir Starmer
Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man’s wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education.
Angelina Grimke
There are five requirements for an accused to turn state witness. One of the requirements is that the accused does not appear to be the most guilty.
Miriam Defensor-Santiago
We’ve seen unscrupulous legal firms racking up legal aid bills for fabricated accusations. And we’ve seen attempts by them to pursue cases that stand no chance of a conviction, putting those accused through hell.
Penny Mordaunt
Somehow, whenever we think about race or blackness in relationship to art, we always come in kind of nervous. We always think someone’s about to be punished or accused of something.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
People have accused me of being in favor of globalization. This is equivalent to accusing me of being in favor of the sun rising in the morning.
Clare Short
How am I supposed to pay my bills? I can’t get a regular job because I have been accused of being a Nazi. Am I supposed to be homeless?
Laura Loomer
Right Wing watch falsely accused me of harassing Oliver Darcy, a reporter for CNN. However, I was practicing real journalism at a Conservative conference where it is the consensus that ‘CNN’ is fake news.
Laura Loomer
I don’t want to, in any way, characterize a race or a people or get accused of racial profiling, but the Irish, as lyrical and romantic as they can be in their poetry, they can be every bit as repressed in their personal relations.
Stephen Lang
A man divorcing would never be accused of choosing career over children.
Jennifer Aniston
BP is accused of destroying the wildlife and coastline of America, but if you look back into history, you find that BP did something even worse to America. They gave the world Ayatollah Khomeini.
Adam Curtis
I’ve been accused countless times of writing gloomy futures. But to me, the texture of my sci-fi just feels like an extrapolation of current trends.
Richard K. Morgan
I get accused of having a haughty smugness. I have a lopsided mouth. I can’t help it. I was born with it. It looks as if I am smirking. I have had my publicist tell me, ‘Don’t do that smile on the red carpet.’ I’m, like, ‘That’s my smile.’
Natalie Dormer
The West sees liberation movements as terrorist movements, and that is why I am accused of supporting terrorism: because I support liberation movements.
Muammar al-Gaddafi
Our system, for readily apparent reasons, is far superior to those in nations, mostly totalitarian, which presume an arrested person is guilty and place the burden on the accused to prove his innocence.
Vincent Bugliosi
Our Constitution requires that the accused be presumed innocent before trial, thus granting all citizens the right to a bail hearing, where the accused has the opportunity to be represented by counsel, present evidence, and cross-examine witnesses.
Kevin Mitnick