Quotes by confession
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French writer and essayist 1913-1960
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
St. Augustine of Hippo
Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
A confession has to be part of your new life.
Abbott Eliot Kittredge
American minister 1834-1912
A love to Christ which is so cowardly and selfish that it is unwilling to proclaim by a public confession its faith in Him who hung before all the world crucified for sinners, is a love which is hardly worth the name.Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
American writer 1924-1987
All art is a kind of confession.Source: Nobody Knows My Name (1961)
American journalist 1875-1950
Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
Peter de Vries
American writer 1910-1993
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.
Richard D. Rosen
Confession, alas, is the new handshake.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Faith never makes a confession.
Erwin W. Lutzer
American evangelical Christian pastor 1941-
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.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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?
American church figure and author 1951-
If you're tolerating sin in your life, my friend, don't waste your breath praying unless it's a prayer of confession.Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
Irish writer 1854-1900
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
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