old sins have long shadows

old sins have long shadows

proverb Old indiscretions can continue to have consequences well into the future. A: "I know I made a mistake, but that happened years ago! Why are we still talking about it?" B: "Because old sins have long shadows."
See also: have, long, old, shadow, sin
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