Quotes by sin
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German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value.
English writer 1709-1784
A vow is a snare for sin.
American church figure and author 1951-
Prayer busters (causes of unanswered prayer) are prayerlessness, unconfessed sin, unresolved relational conflict, selfishness, uncaring attitudes, and inadequate faith.Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
English poet and critic 1772-1834
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
If it be a sin to covet honor I am the most offending soul alive.Source: Henry V
French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.
Dwight L. Moody
American evangelist 1837-1899
The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.
Katherine Anne Porter
American short-story writer 1890-1980
The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own -even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
Russian teacher and writer 1873-1949
A ''sin'' is something which is not necessary.
Roman emperor 121-180
A man does not sin by commission only, but often by ommission.
Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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
Spanish writer 1547-1616
A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world, as a public indecency.
American athlete and evangelist 1862-1935
A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!Source: As quoted in ""Billy" Sunday, the man and his message: with his own words which have won thousands for Christ" by William Thomas Ellis
Mary Baker Eddy
American founder of the Christian Science Church 1821-1910
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
American writer 1817-1862
After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
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