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If there is sin against life, it consists in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.Albert Camus More
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There is no sin except stupidity.
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Those who do unlawful acts are no more sinners in the eyes of God than we who think them.Elbert Hubbard More
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The first sin in our universe was Lucifer's self conceit.Thomas Carlyle More
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Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
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Preachers denounce sin as if it was available to everyone.Frank Dane More
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Sin is whatever obscures the soul.André Gide More
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All sins cast long shadows.
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People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom an opportunity of concealing a big belly, or at least the consequences of it.Bernard Mandeville More
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Sin in this country has been always said to be rather calculating than impulsive.Frank Moore Colby More
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The only people who should really sin are the people who can sin and grin.Ogden Nash More
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new! For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. -- Romans 3:23
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He that is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone.
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One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.John Bunyan More
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The body sins once, and has done with its sin, for action is a mode of purification. Nothing remains then but the recollection of a pleasure, or the luxury of a regret.
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The just man may sin with an open chest of gold before him.
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The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
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What is termed Sin is an essential element of progress. Without it the world would stagnate, or grow old, or become colorless. By its curiosity Sin increases the experience of the race. Through its intensified assertion of individualism it saves us from monotony of type. In its rejection of the current notions about morality, it is one with the higher ethics.
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A sin confessed is half forgiven.
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There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and the sinners who think they are righteous.Blaise Pascal More
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The sinning is the best part of repentance.
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All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority otherwise called ambition.Cesare Pavese More
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Make peace with man and war with your sins.
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It's sin and not poverty that makes men miserable.
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If others have sinned you need not mention it
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After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.Henry David Thoreau More
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Sin is too stupid to see beyond itself.Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson More
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Sin is sweet in the beginning, but bitter in the end.
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The saints are the sinners who keep on trying.Robert Louis Stevenson More
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Few love to hear the sins they love to act.
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I am a man more sinned against than sinning.
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A large part of mankind is angry not with the sins, but with the sinners.Seneca the Younger More
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It makes a great deal of difference whether one wills not to sin or has not the knowledge to sin.Seneca the Younger More
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We cannot well do without our sins; they are the highway of our virtue.Henry David Thoreau More
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Had I not sinned what would there be for you to pardon. My fate has given you the opportunity for mercy.Ovid More
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Sin has always been an ugly word, but it has been made so in a new sense over the last half-century. It has been made not only ugly but pass?. People are no longer sinful, they are only immature or underprivileged or frightened or, more particularly, sick.Phyllis McGinley More
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She feared no danger, for she knew no sin.John Dryden More
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No one was ever scolded out of their sins.William Cowper More
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Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action.Cyril Connolly More
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A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world, as a public indecency.Miguel de Cervantes More
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SIN: Self-Inflicted NonsenseEric Butterworth More
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Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a blame to any people.
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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
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Who are you to condemn another's sin? He who condemns sin becomes part of it, espouses it.Georges Bernanos More
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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.Charles Baudelaire More
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To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it.Augustine of Hippo More
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Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin.Mary Baker Eddy More
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That which we call sin in others, is experiment for us.Ralph Waldo Emerson More
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God's plan made a hopeful beginning. But man spoiled his chances by sinning. We trust that the story will end in God's glory. But, at present, the other side's winning.
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Really to sin you have to be serious about it.Henrik Ibsen More
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