Quotations Topic: Confession (30 Quotations)
Open confession is good for the soul.
Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress.
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
The confession of our failings is a thankless office. It savors less of sincerity or modesty than of ostentation. It seems as if we thought our weaknesses as good as other people's virtues.
The worst of my actions or conditions seem not so ugly unto me as I find it both ugly and base not to dare to avouch for them.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
There are things to confess that enrich the world, and things that need not be said.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.
We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done.
Book Of Common Prayer
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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