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'Tis no sin to cheat the devil
Daniel Defoe
A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own absurdities will keep him from the commission of all sins, or nearly all, save those worth committing.
Samuel Butler
A sin takes on a new and real terror when there seems a chance that it is going to be found out
Mark Twain
A vow is a snare for sin
Samuel Johnson
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling (1 Peter 4:8-9).
Adultery is the application of democracy to love
Henry Louis Mencken
And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him. (James 5:15)
As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as those that have just turned saints
Charles Caleb Colton
Being Lutheran, Mother believed that self-pity is a deadly sin and so is nostalgia, and she had no time for either
Garrison Keillor
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
Bertrand Russell
By that sin fell the angels.
William Shakespeare
Charity creates a multitude of sins.
Oscar Wilde
Charity shall cover the multitude of sins
Commit the oldest sins the newest kind of ways
William Shakespeare
Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven; confess them to man and you will be laughed at.
Josh Billings
Confess your sins to the Lord, and you will be forgiven; confess them to men, and you will be laughed at
Josh Billings
Die for adultery! No: The wren goes to't, and the small gilded fly does lecher in my sight
William Shakespeare
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Thomas Jefferson
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness: there is also the success of others
Jules Renard
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord
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