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Confession Quotes

Confess you were wrong yesterday; it will show you are wise today.

Author: Proverb

Profession:

He that jokes confesses.

Author: Italian Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Italian Origin

Confessed faults are half-mended.

Author: Scottish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Scottish Origin

Open confession is good for the soul.

Author: Scottish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Scottish Origin

Confession, alas, is the new handshake.

Author: Richard D. Rosen

Profession:

Let the trumpet of the day of judgment sound when it will, I shall appear with this book in my hand before the Sovereign Judge, and cry with a loud voice, This is my work, there were my thoughts, and thus was I. I have freely told both the good and the bad, have hid nothing wicked, added nothing good.

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Profession: Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist

It is not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful.

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Profession: Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist

To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.

Author: Publilius Syrus

Profession: Roman Writer

A wise man admits his weaknesses. I'd admit mine if I had any.

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

He who denies all, confesses all.

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

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.

Author: Peter De Vries (1910)

Profession: American Author

There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.

Author: Daniel Webster (1782-1852)

Profession: American Lawyer, Statesman

A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

A confession has to be part of your new life.

Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

Profession: Austrian Philosopher