Yes, it's not even so much that you did it as much as your integrity, or lack of it!
If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters. ~Alan Simpson
Sad, but true
To know what is right, and not do it, is the worst cowardice. ~Confucius
Perhaps, in someone else's eyes, not someone who has no conscience!
Character is doing the right thing even when it costs more than you want to pay.
This one is going to cost alot!
Conscience is that still, small voice that is sometimes too loud for comfort. ~Bert Murray
Evidently not for you, though.