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Confession Quotes

These are some of the best 'Confession' quotations and sayings.

A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.

Be not ashamed to confess that you have been in the wrong. It is but owning what you need not be ashamed of - that you now have more sense than you had before, to see your error; more humility to acknowledge it, more grace to correct it.

Confession of sin comes from the offer of mercy. - Mercy displayed causes confession to flow, and confession flowing opens the way for mercy. - If I have not a contrite heart, God's mercy will never be mine; but if God had not manifested his mercy in Christ, I could never have had a contrite heart.

If thou wouldst be justified, acknowledge thine injustice. - He that confesses his sin, begins his journey toward salvation. - He that is sorry for it, mends his pace. - He that forsakes it, is at his journey's end.

It is not our wrong actions which it requires courage to confess, so much as those which are ridiculous and foolish.

Open confession is good for the soul.

The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.

There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession. See quote detail

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

Why does no man confess his vices? - because he is yet in them. - It is for a waking man to tell his dream.