Quotes: confession

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  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
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    A confession has to be part of your new life.

  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.

  • Dorothy Dix
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    Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.

  • Peter de Vries
    Peter de Vries
    American writer 1910-1993
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    Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff - it is a palliative rather than a remedy.

  • Confession, alas, is the new handshake.

  • Erwin W. Lutzer
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    Forgiveness is always free. But that doesn't mean that confession is always easy. Sometimes it is hard. Incredibly hard. It is painful to admit our sins and entrust ourselves to God's care.

  • I hesitate to deposit money in a bank. I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again. When you go to confession and entrust your sins to the safe-keeping of the priest, do you ever come back for them?

  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.

  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a real confession of the deficiency it indicates. He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.

  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.

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