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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]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

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]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. [Romans 3:23]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

He that is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a blame to any people.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

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

Profession:

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