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Positive Quotes about Sin

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The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

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To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

A sin is anything you do which goes against yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

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You shall not covet your neighbor's house;
you shall not covet your neighbor's wife,
nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor's.
- Exodus 20:17

Then came Peter to him, and said,
Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me,
and I forgive him? till seven times?
Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee,
Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
- Matthew 18:21-22

Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have
faith and rejoice in Christ.
- Martin Luther

 

Being seventy is not a sin.
- Golda Meir

If you are going to sin, sin against God,
not the bureaucracy.
God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.
- Hyman Rickover

He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin.
- John Ruskin

Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
- Ambrose Bierce

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for;
as for me,
I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
- H. L. Mencken

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin,
and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
- Adam Clarke

Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is,
of course, living in a state of sin.
- John von Neumann

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty,
even one's own even more, one's own,
for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
- Katherine Anne Porter

Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin,
would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know."
Eskimo:
"Then why did you tell me?"
- Annie Dillard

After the first blush of sin, comes its indifference.
- Henry David Thoreau

Change is the only constant.
Hanging on is the only sin.
- Denise McCluggage

The essential point of view of Christianity is sin.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

A "sin" is something which is not necessary.
- G. I. Gurdjieff

Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin,
except to be there when he doesn't want her.
- Pope Paul VI

It is the grace of God, that shows and condemns the sin that humbles us.
- Adam Clarke

But if we continue in sin, and rebel and harden our hearts,
we shall become so inured and fixed in it,
that it will be natural, and we shall choose it from time to time.
- Elias Hicks

Brethren, it is easier to declaim against a thousand sins of others,
than to mortify one sin in ourselves.
- John Flavel

Do you mortify? Do you make it your daily work? Be
always at it whilst you live;
cease not a day from this work; be killing sin or it will be killing you.
- John Owen

Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a
monastery than reading a book on etiquette.
There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible
to commit some social sin.
- Quentin Crisp

You can't have virtue without sin.
What I'm after is having my characters' virtues defined
by how they operate in a very sinful environment.
That's how you test people.
- Frank Miller

Sanctification is the real change in man from the sordidness
of sin to the purity of God's image.
- William Ames

The German people is not marked by original sin,
but by original nobility.
- Alfred Rosenberg

It is a grievous sin in the sight of God for any man to presume to baptize,
unless God has authorized him by new revelation to baptize in his name.
- Orson Pratt

An original something, dear maid, you would wish me to write;
but how shall I begin? For I'm sure I have not original in me,
Excepting Original Sin.
- Thomas Campbell

It is right to hate sin, but not to hate the sinner.
- Giovanni Guareschi

Every Christian will allow that sin is an evil,
and that it is our duty not to commit sin.
- John Nelson Darby

The starting point of sanctification is the filthiness,
corruption, or stain of sin.
- William Ames

Sin is too stupid to see beyond itself.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

It is a major sin to break a contract,
especially in military situations.
- John Walker Lindh

Let us consider that swearing is a sin of all others peculiarly clamorous,
and provocative of Divine judgment.
- Isaac Barrow

Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is.
Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

And for yourself, whatever there has been either of sin or duty,
remember the one and forget the other,
and betake yourself wholly to the mercy of God and the merit of Christ.
- Donald Cargill

There is no sin but ignorance.
- Christopher Marlowe

Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth,
pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
- Desiderius Erasmus

I count religion but a childish toy,
and hold there is no sin but ignorance.
- Christopher Marlowe

I always say beauty is only sin deep.
- Hector Hugh Munro

From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin,
he would not have created gay people.
- Howard Dean

Sin is basically a denial of God's right of possession.
- Edwin Louis Cole

For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps
not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for
another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
- Albert Camus

The only sin is mediocrity.
- Martha Graham

It is not enough to be delivered from sin;
it is enough to be delivered to righteousness.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do,
and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty
of stories to drive the point home.
- Tony Snow

In art, the obvious is a sin.
- Edward Dmytryk

Language is conceived in sin and science is its redemption.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

No one was ever saved because his sins were small;
no one was ever rejected on account of the greatness of his sins.
Where sin abounded, grace shall much more abound.
- Archibald Alexander

It is bad for a young man to sin; but it is worse for an old man to sin.
- Abu Bakr

The curse of Adam and Eve that fell upon the earth
because of their sin will be lifted when Christ returns.
- Tim LaHaye

For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and
the redemption of ignorance.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Sensuality without love is a sin; love without sensuality is worse than a sin.
- Jose Bergamin

I asked God if it was a sin and He didn't say anything.
- Ernestine L. Rose

You cannot be responsible for salvation until first
you've been responsible for sin.
- Edwin Louis Cole

The roots of racism lie deep in man's nature,
wounded and bruised by original sin.
- Sargent Shriver

Sin, guilt, neurosis; they are one and the same,
the fruit of the tree of knowledge.
- Henry Miller

Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish
for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.
- Ambrose Bierce

Every sin is the result of collaboration.
- Stephen Crane

I have a sweet tooth for song and music.
This is my Polish sin.
- Pope John Paul II

Not failure, but low aim is sin.
- Benjamin E. Mays

I was told I had an overabundance of original sin.
- Susan Sarandon

Vanity is my favourite sin.
- Al Pacino

His was a great sin who first invented consciousness.
Let us lose it for a few hours.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

The real sin with Social Security is that it's a long-term
rip-off and a short-term scam.
- Tony Snow

To put away one's own original thoughts in order to
take up a book is a sin against the Holy Ghost.
- Barbara Tuchman

If a law commands me to sin I will break it;
if it calls me to suffer,
I will let it take its course unresistingly.
- Angelina Grimke


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