The word-for-word translation is: An excuse that has not been sought [is] an obvious accusation. It’s English equivalent is: ‘He who excuses himself, accuses himself‘. It means, an unprovoked excuse is a sign of guilt. There is also a French version saying:, ‘Qui s’excuse, s’accuse‘.
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