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Repentance Quotes

Bad men are full of repentance.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Repentance is another name for aspiration.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.

Author: Willard Beecher

Profession:

It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those that we intend to commit.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.

Author: Francis H. Bradley (1846-1924)

Profession: British Philosopher

The wolf was sick, he vowed a monk to be: But when he got well, a wolf once more was he.

Author: Walter Brower

Profession:

Come, fair repentance, daughter of the skies! Soft harbinger of soon returning virtue; The weeping messenger of grace from heaven.

Author: Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682)

Profession: British Author, Physician, , Philosopher

What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.

Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Repentance is but want of power to sin.

Author: John Dryden (1631-1700)

Profession: British Poet, Dramatist, Critic

It is foolish to lay out money for the purchase of repentance.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

People do not mind their faults being spread out before them, but they become impatient if called on to give them up.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist