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  • Babe Paley
    Babe Paley
    American socialite and style icon 1915-1978
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    All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.
  • Mary Baker Eddy
    Mary Baker Eddy
    American founder of the Christian Science Church 1821-1910
    Mary Baker Eddy
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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.
  • Lenore Hershey
    Lenore Hershey
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    Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    If a man meets with injustice, it is not required that he shall not be roused to meet it; but if he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, that is sinful. The flame is not wring, but the coals are.
  • Archibald Alexander
    Archibald Alexander
    American Presbyterian theologian and professor 1772-1851
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    If you were not a sinful, polluted, helpless, and miserable creature, this Savior would not be suited to you, and you would not be comprehended in his gracious invitations to the children of men.
  • Patrick Kavanagh
    Patrick Kavanagh
    Irish poet and novelist 1904-1967
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    It is impossible to read the daily press without being diverted from reality. You are full of enthusiasm for the eternal verities - life is worth living, and then out of sinful curiosity you open a newspaper. You are disillusioned and wrecked.
  • Archibald Alexander
    Archibald Alexander
    American Presbyterian theologian and professor 1772-1851
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    It will never do to plead sin as an excuse for sin, or to attempt to justify sinful acts by pleading that we have an evil heart. This instead of being a valid apology, is the very ground of our condemnation.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore; full well they merit all they feel, and more: unaw by precepts, human or divine, like birds and beasts, promiscuously they join.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
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    Sin has always been an ugly word, but it has been made so in a new sense over the last half-century. It has been made not only ugly but passé. People are no longer sinful, they are only immature or underprivileged or frightened or, more particularly, sick.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Sin is a dangerous toy in the hands of the virtuous. It should be left to the congenitally sinful, who know when to play with it and when to let it alone.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
    James Fenimore Cooper
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    Slavery is no more sinful, by the Christian code, than it is sinful to wear a whole coat, while another is in tatters, to eat a better meal than a neighbor, or otherwise to enjoy ease and plenty, while our fellow creatures are suffering and in want.
  • M. Henry
    M. Henry
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    That which is won ill, will never wear well, for there is a curse attends it which will waste it. The same corrupt dispositions which incline men to sinful ways of getting, will incline them to the like sinful ways of spending.
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
    Reinhold Niebuhr
    American theologist, historian 1892-1971
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    The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
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