Confession Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Confession

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Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
~By Dorothy Dix ~


My whole act is confession.
~By Shelley Berman ~


I will begin with this confession: whatever I have done in the course of my life, whether it be good or evil, has been done freely; I am a free agent.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
~By Saint Augustine ~


I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman's mind to be more like my own than any other man's living. As he is a very great scoundrel this is not a pleasant confession.
~By Gerard Manley Hopkins ~


My writing is remarkably non-confessional; you actually learn very little about me.
~By Michael Pollan ~


Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.
~By Fulton J. Sheen ~


There will be masses available all day long. Confession available all day long.
~By Thomas Monaghan ~


Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
~By Helen Rowland ~


I hesitate to deposit money in a bank. I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again. When you go to confession and entrust your sins to the safe-keeping of the priest, do you ever come back for them?
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
~By Karl Marx ~


Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Because interrogations are intended to coerce confessions, interrogators feel themselves justified in using their coercive means. Consistency regarding the technique is not important; inducing anxiety and fear is the point.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


All confessions are Odysseys.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Acting is a form of confession.
~By Tallulah Bankhead ~


The candidate was required to prepare himself by confession, fasting, and passing the night in prayer.
~By Horatio Alger ~


A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
~By Albert Camus ~


I have hardly detained the reader long enough on the subject, to give him a just impression of the stress laid on confession. It is one of the great points to which our attention was constantly directed.
~By Maria Monk ~


Some persons have lived manly or womanly lives, and they lack but one thing - open confession of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some men think that they must come to him in a certain way - that they must be stirred by emotion or something like that.
~By Billy Sunday ~


Many religious confessions share common values. They teach that we should do unto others as we would have them do unto us.
~By Russell M. Nelson ~


I didn't get along with Lindsay Lohan on 'Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen', but you have to consider that we were 16-year-old girls. I haven't seen Lindsay since then, but I imagine she's grown and become a different person. I know I have.
~By Megan Fox ~


I don't know, maybe it's because I was raised Catholic. Confession has always held a great appeal for me.
~By Alison Bechdel ~


One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most.
~By Walter Pater ~


Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff - it is a palliative rather than a remedy.
~By Peter De Vries ~


Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution.
~By Germaine Greer ~


The sinner will not confess, nor will the priest receive his confession, if the veil of secrecy is removed.
~By DeWitt Clinton ~


There is no requirement that police stop a person who enters a police station and states that he wishes to confess a crime or a person who calls the police to offer a confession because volunteered statements of any kind are not barred by the 5th Amendment.
~By Earl Warren ~


I'd stand in line for Confession with old people and little kids, and as the line moved up, I knew when I got into the box that I would lie! Again!
~By Mercedes McCambridge ~


Every conceivable cruel method of blackmail was used against me to obtain by force and at all costs confessions and statements both about comrades who had been arrested, and about political activities.
~By Ernst Thalmann ~


You know, I've got a confession to make myself. I'm not really a priest, I've just got my shirt on backwards.
~By Ryan Stiles ~


No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?
~By C. Day Lewis ~


Secrecy sets barriers between men, but at the same time offers the seductive temptation to break through the barriers by gossip or confession.
~By Georg Simmel ~


The film of tomorrow appears to me as even more personal than an individual and autobiographical novel, like a confession, or a diary.
~By Francois Truffaut ~


Three conditions are necessary for Penance: contrition, which is sorrow for sin, together with a purpose of amendment; confession of sins without any omission; and satisfaction by means of good works.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


But say some, would you expose woman to the contact of rough, rude, drinking, swearing, fighting men at the ballot box? What a humiliating confession lies in this plea for keeping woman in the background!
~By Ernestine Rose ~


A confession has to be part of your new life.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


Confession, alas, is the new handshake.
~By Richard Rosen ~


Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause.
~By William J. Brennan, Jr. ~


People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Faith never makes a confession.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.
~By Roland Barthes ~


If every time you engage in a sex act, you go into a confession box, you will never accept your own sexuality.
~By George Weinberg ~


There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
~By Daniel Webster ~

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August 5 ,2021
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