confessions Quotes

19 of the best book quotes about confessions
“Here then, as I lay down the pen and proceed to seal up my confession, I bring the life of that unhappy Henry Jekyll to an end.”
“What we don’t like, what *I* don’t like, is the hypocrisy of these people. I want to hear them confess. They they, or some of their countrymen and their country’s government, violated the precepts of Christian, civilized, lawful life was bad enough; they they won’t see it, or say it, is what really rowels.”
“It was you and me, Tom. We did this to them. To us.”
“Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession, absolution without personal confession. Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.”
“I want to confess everything, to hand over the guilt and mistake and anger to someone else.”
“It should have been you two. I’m not pretending I didn’t always see that. Of course I did, as far back as I can remember. But I kept you apart. I’m not asking you to forgive me for that. That’s not what I’m after just now. What I want is for you to put it right. Put right what I messed up for you.”
″‘If this were a simpler matter, I’d have eliminated everyone else by now. I know how I feel about you.‘”
“Let the strong and mighty laugh at men like me: let us, the weak and the poor, confess our sins to you.”
“Except for the God part, it sounds fine.”
“Alas, Malvolio, this is not my writing, Though, I confess, much like the character. But out of question, ‘tis Maria’s hand.”
″ ‘Well, what would you have me do instead, Gabriel? The more I give in to him, the more I want him.’ My confession appeared to surprise him, but not as much as it surprised me.”
″‘I love you,’ he whispered, and kissed my brow. ‘Thorns and all.‘”
“And maybe, just maybe, as long as she never actually confessed to him how she felt, that would make it okay to give in to what she felt for Grayson for one night, beneath the moon, with the smell of wild grass and the ocean all around them...”
“Lord, show me anything in me that is not right in Your eyes so I can confess it before You, because I choose to live Your way.”
“Well, there’s a girl I used to know, and I wasn’t sure if I should find her and talk to her of if I should just forget about it.”
″‘Now that I think about it, I do have one regret.’ ‘Much better,’ he said. ‘Now we’re getting somewhere.’ He clicked his pen back open. ‘Let’s hear it.’ ‘Pencils... I regret not having more of them.‘”
″...if I die tonight I’m in a state of sin for stealing and I could go straight to hell stuffed with fish and chips but it’s Saturday and if the priests are still in the confession boxes I can clear my soul after my feed.”
“I’m sorry. There. That’s it. I’ve said it. Now can I go?”
“Some secrets should never turn into confessions. I know that better than anyone.”

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