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German poet and philosopher 1844-1900+5
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+3
A vow is a snare for sin.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
English poet and critic 1772-1834+1
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673+1
It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.
Dwight L. Moody
American evangelist 1837-1899+1
The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.
Roman emperor 121-1800
A man does not sin by commission only, but often by ommission.
Norwegian dramatist 1828-19060
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 1547-16160
A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world, as a public indecency.
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 1821-19100
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 1817-18620
After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
British author 1892-19830
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.
Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.
German preacher 1483-15460
Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.
Prime Minister of Israel 1898-19780
Being seventy is not a sin.