All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)
Profession: Anglo-American Poet
To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it.
Author: St. Augustine (354-430)
Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian
True Civilization does not lie in gas, nor in steam, nor in turn-tables. It lies in the reduction of the traces of original sin.
Author: Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)
Profession: French Poet
Who are you to condemn another's sin? He who condemns sin becomes part of it, espouses it.
Author: Georges Bernanos (1888-1948)
Profession: French Novelist, Political Writer
But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door. It desires to have you, but you must master it. [Genesis 4:7]
But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the Lord, and be sure your sin will find you out. [Numbers 32:23]
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. [Romans 3:23]
He that is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone.
Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a blame to any people.
One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.
Author: John Bunyan (1628-1688)
Profession: British Author
SIN: Self-Inflicted Nonsense
Author: Eric Butterworth
If there is sin against life, it consists… in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)
Profession: French Existential Writer
The first sin in our universe was Lucifer's self conceit.
Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author
A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world, as a public indecency.
Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)
Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet
Sin in this country has been always said to be rather calculating than impulsive.
Author: Frank Moore Colby (1865-1925)
Profession: American Editor, Essayist