Quotes by repentance

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  • H. G. Bohn
    H. G. Bohn
    British publisher 1796-1884
    H. G. Bohn
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    Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Bad men are full of repentance.
  • Archibald Alexander
    Archibald Alexander
    American Presbyterian theologian and professor 1772-1851
    Archibald Alexander
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    But however long you may have continued in rebellion, and how ever black and long the catalog of your sins, yet if you will now turn to God by a sincere repentance, and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, you shall not be cast out.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
    Sir Walter Scott
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    But with morning cool repentance came.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
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    Come, fair repentance, daughter of the skies! Soft harbinger of soon returning virtue; The weeping messenger of grace from heaven.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    Every year during their High Holy Days, the Jewish community reminds us all of our need for repentance and forgiveness.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
    Francis Quarles
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    He that hath promised pardon on our repentance hat not promised life till we repent.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    I am a patient man - always willing to forgive on the Christian terms of repentance; and also to give ample time for repentance. Still I must save this government if possible.
    Source: Letter to Reverdy Johnson (26 July 1862).
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    It is foolish to lay out money for the purchase of repentance.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    One may disavow and disclaim vices that surprise us, and whereto our passions transport us; but those which by long habits are rooted in a strong and powerful will are not subject to contradiction. Repentance is but a denying of our will, and an opposition of our fantasies.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
    Henry Miller
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    Remorse is impotence, it will sin again. Only repentance is strong, it can end everything.
  • Anne Sophie Swetchine
    Anne Sophie Swetchine
    Russian writer 1782-1857
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    Repentance is accepted remorse.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Repentance is another name for aspiration.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
    John Dryden
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    Repentance is but want of power of sin.
    Source: Palamon and Arcite
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