Quotes by confession

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
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    The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
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    A confession has to be part of your new life.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
  • Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    American minister 1834-1912
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    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)
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    All art is a kind of confession.
    Source: Nobody Knows My Name (1961)
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
  • Dorothy Dix
    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.
  • Richard D. Rosen
    Richard D. Rosen
    American author
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    Confession, alas, is the new handshake.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Faith never makes a confession.
  • Erwin W. Lutzer
    Erwin W. Lutzer
    American evangelical Christian pastor 1941-
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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.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    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?
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    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
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
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