Confession Proverbs

Sayings about Confession

Confession is the first step to repentance. ~ English Proverbs

The more sins you confess, the more books you will sell. ~ American Proverbs

He that jokes confesses. ~ Italian Proverbs

Confessed faults are half-mended. ~ Scottish Proverbs

Open confession is good for the soul. ~ Scottish Proverb

A sin confessed is half forgiven. ~ French Proverb

The joker confesses. ~ Italian Proverb

A fault confessed is half redressed. ~ Zulu Proverbs

It’s a foolish sheep that makes the wolf its confessor. ~ Italian Proverb

Confess you were wrong yesterday; it will show you are wise today. ~ Traditional Proverb

Faith is confirmed by the heart, confessed by the tongue, and acted upon by the body. ~ Sufi Proverb

A sin that is confessed is less heavy to bear. ~ Sanskrit Proverb

He who keeps his mouth shut, dies without confession. ~ Walloon Proverbs

Revenge is a confession of pain. ~ Latin Proverbs

To deny everything is to confess everything. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Quotations about Confession

A wise man admits his weaknesses. I’d admit mine if I had any. ~ Author Unknown

Whoever blushes confesses guilt, true innocence never feels shame. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau

A man’s very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life. ~ Oscar Wilde Quotes

Confession, alas, is the new handshake. ~ Richard D. Rosen

Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer. ~ George Herbert

I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. ~ Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Forgiveness is always free. But that doesn’t mean that confession is always easy. Sometimes it is hard. Incredibly hard. It is painful to admit our sins and entrust ourselves to God’s care. ~ Erwin W. Lutzer

There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession. ~ Daniel Webster

The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works. ~ St. Augustine

The word fate… is the refuge of every self-confessed failure. ~ Andrew Soutar

Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing. ~ Helen Rowland

Confess you were wrong yesterday; it will show you are wise today. ~ Author Unknown

Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality. ~ Kahlil Gibran Quotes

We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done. ~ Book of Common Prayer

We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance. ~ Confucius Quotes

I saved a girl from being attacked last night. I controlled myself. ~ Rodney Dangerfield

Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so contemptible as the public that buys their books. ~ W. H. Auden

He who denies all, confesses all. ~ Author Unknown

I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

We confess our bad qualities to others out of fear of appearing naive or ridiculous by not being aware of them. ~ Gerald Brenan

No blame should attach to telling the truth. But it does, it does. ~ Anita Brookner

Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence. ~ Dorothy Dix

If each of us were to confess his most secret desire, the one that inspires all his plans, all his actions, he would say: “I want to be praised.” ~ E.M. Cioran

We confess to little faults only to persuade ourselves that we have no great ones. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

I confess I enjoy democracy immensely. It is incomparably idiotic, and hence incomparably amusing. ~ H. L. Mencken

He’s half absolv’d who has confessed. ~ Matthew Prior

In confession… we open our lives to healing, reconciling, restoring, uplifting grace of him who loves us in spite of what we are. ~ Louis Cassels

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

There are things to confess that enrich the world, and things that need not be said. ~ Joni Mitchell

It is not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau

Faith is verification by the heart; confession by the tongue; action by the limbs. ~ Author Unknown

A confession has to be part of your new life. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein

Explaining is generally half confessing. ~ George Savile

The confession of our failings is a thankless office. It savors less of sincerity or modesty than of ostentation. It seems as if we thought our weaknesses as good as other people’s virtues. ~ William Hazlitt

It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution. ~ Oscar Wilde

Confession Proverbs

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