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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
Syrian poet 1e century BC
To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Affectation is a very good word when someone does not wish to confess to what he would none the less like to believe of himself.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Confess yourself to heaven; repent what's past; avoid what is to come.Source: Hamlet
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-1904
Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them.
For my part, I confess I seldom listen to the players: one has so much to do, in looking about and finding out one's acquaintance, that, really, one has no time to mind the stage. One merely comes to meet one's friends, and show that one's alive.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
I confess I enjoy democracy immensely. It is incomparably idiotic, and hence incomparably amusing.
I must confess that, at that time, I had absolutely no knowledge of the slowness of the relaxation processes in the ground state, processes which take place in collisions with the wall or with the molecules of a foreign gas.
American comic actor 1895-1977
I must confess, I was born at a very early age.
Sir John Vanbrugh
English architect and dramatist 1664-1726
I never had but one intrigue yet: but I confess I long to have another. Pray heaven it end as the first did tho , that we may both grow weary at a time; for 'Tis a melancholy thing for lovers to outlive one another.
American cartoonist, director and screenwriter 1957-
I'll confess right here that I secretly wish I'd have drawn a strip about a little boy with a fake tiger, going for adventures throughout the universe in spaceships of his imagination.
French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
It is not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful.
British Statesman, Prime Minister 1779-1848
It wounds a man less to confess that he has failed in any pursuit through idleness, neglect, the love of pleasure, etc., etc., which are his own faults, than through incapacity and unfitness, which are the faults of his nature.
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