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Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Faith never makes a confession.
Henry David Thoreau
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
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.
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.
A confession has to be part of your new life.
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.
Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
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.
Acting is a form of confession.
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?
Secrecy sets barriers between men, but at the same time offers the seductive temptation to break through the barriers by gossip or confession.
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.
It's a funny thing about rap, that when you say 'I' into the microphone, it's like a public confession. It's very strange.
Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause.
William J. Brennan, Jr.
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.
Peter De Vries
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.
You know, I've got a confession to make myself. I'm not really a priest, I've just got my shirt on backwards.
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!
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.
Here's a confession: I hate parenting books. I hate the ones that are earnest and repetitive.
Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution.
People do bad things in their lives. And those sort of things are forgivable. That's half the point of having confession in church - you need to be able to fess up to what you've done.
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