Quotes: sin

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  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A vow is a snare for sin.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value.
  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
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    It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    A man does not sin by commission only, but often by ommission.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world, as a public indecency.
  • Mary Baker Eddy
    Mary Baker Eddy
    American founder of the Christian Science Church 1821-1910
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    A wicked mortal is not the idea of God. He is little else than the expression of error. To suppose that sin, lust, hatred, envy, hypocrisy, revenge, have life abiding in them, is a terrible mistake. Life and Life's idea, Truth and Truth's idea, never make men sick, sinful, or mortal.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
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    All good biography, as all good fiction, comes down to the study of original sin, of our inherent disposition to choose death when we ought to choose life.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
  • Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.
  • Golda Meir
    Golda Meir
    Prime Minister of Israel 1898-1978
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    Being seventy is not a sin.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Childhood: The period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
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