Quotes of Confess

“ I am ashamed of confessing that I have nothing to confess. ”

- Fanny Burney

“ Erotica is pornography I am willing to publicly admit I like. ”

- Spider Robinson

“ We confess to little faults only to persuade ourselves that we have no great ones. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ He who would be cured of ignorance must confess it. ”

- Michael Eyquem de Montaigne

“ Why do people not confess vices? It is because they have not yet laid them aside. It is a waking person only who can tell their dreams. ”

- Marcus Annaeus Seneca

“ Whoever blushes confesses guilt, true innocence never feels shame. ”

- Jean Jacques Rousseau

“ Who is that man over there? I don't know him. What is he doing? Is he a conspirator? Have you searched him? Give him till tomorrow to confess, then hang him! ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft. ”

- Ovid

“ We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ Too many of us hear without heeding, read without responding, confess without changing, profess without practicing, worship without witnessing, and seek without sharing. ”

- William A. Ward

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

- Publilius Syrus

“ This mournful truth is everywhere confessed, slow rises worth by poverty depressed. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ There are things to confess that enrich the world, and things that need not be said. ”

- Joni Mitchell

“ The word fate… is the refuge of every self-confessed failure. ”

- Andrew Soutar

“ Whether animals admit it or not, they and I communicate. ”

- Carolyn Heilbrun

“ I've got to admit it's getting better. It's a little better all the time. ”

- John Lennon

“ If a man owns land, the land owns him. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very mortifying reflections. ”

- William Congreve

“ I have to confess that I'm not a big movie person. I don't go to a lot of films. And I don't know very much about the history of stage-to-film adaptations. ”

- August Wilson

“ Affectation is a very good word when someone does not wish to confess to what he would none the less like to believe of himself. ”

- Fanny Brice

“ I must confess, I was born at a very early age. ”

- Groucho Marx

“ The independent girl is a person before whose wrath only the most rash dare stand, and, they, it must be confessed, with much fear and trembling. ”

- Lou Henry Hoover

“ I confess that the magistrate upon his bench is that to the law which a gunner upon his platform is to his cannon. ”

- James Harrington

“ I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ You want to make a guy comfortable enough to confess to murder. ”

- Bill Clark

“ A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession. ”

- Albert Camus

“ In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved. ”

- Russell Baker

“ Explaining is generally half confessing. ”

- George Savile

“ Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them. ”

- John Christian Bovee
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