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People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As we were baptized, so we profess our belief. As we profess our belief, so also we offer praise. As then baptism has been given us by the Savior, in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, so, in accordance with our baptism, we make the confession of the creed, and our doxology in accordance with our creed.
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Sacrifice, discipline and prayer are essential. We gain strength through God's word. We receive grace from the sacrament. And when we fumble due to sin - and it's gonna happen - confession puts us back on the field.
God removes the sin of the one who makes humble confession, and thereby the devil loses the sovereignty he had gained over the human heart.
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.
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.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
A confession has to be part of your new life.
I love the ending of a movie where two people end up together. Preferably if there's rain and an airport or running or a confession of love.
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.
It takes a real man to make a true confession - a Chocolate Soldier will excuse or cloak his sin.
You can't legislate into existence an act of forgiveness and a true confession; those are mysteries of the human heart, and they occur between one individual and another individual, not a panel of judges sitting asking questions, trying to test your truth.
Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
I cannot stand that whole game of confession, that is: Here I have sinned, now I'm confessing my sins, and describing my path of sin and then in the act of confession I beg for your forgiveness and redemption.
Faith never makes a confession.
Henry David Thoreau
Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
To all my nonbelieving, sort-of-believing, and used-to-be-believing friends: I feel like I should begin with a confession. I am sorry that so often the biggest obstacle to God has been Christians.
Nobody likes to be found out, not even one who has made ruthless confession a part of his profession. Any autobiographer, therefore, at least between the lines, spars with his reader and potential judge.
The film of tomorrow appears to me as even more personal than an individual and autobiographical novel, like a confession, or a diary.
Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.
Confession is something we will never outgrow, even if we become the saints God made us to be. Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa of Calcutta were revered even during their lifetime; but both made frequent use of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
John F. Kennedy
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