Quotations that match 'confession'.

I will begin with this confession: whatever I have done in the course of my life, whether it be good or evil, has been done freely; I am a free agent.
[ Agent Am Been Begin Confession Course Done Evil Free Freely Good Life Whatever Whether Will]
My whole act is confession.
[ Act Confession Whole]
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
[ Always Art Confession Everywhere Immortal Movement Same Secret Time]
Confession, alas, is the new handshake.
[ Alas Confession Handshake New]
Secrecy sets barriers between men, but at the same time offers the seductive temptation to break through the barriers by gossip or confession.
[ Barriers Between Break Confession Gossip Men Offers Same Secrecy Seductive Sets Temptation Through Time]
Three conditions are necessary for Penance: contrition, which is sorrow for sin, together with a purpose of amendment; confession of sins without any omission; and satisfaction by means of good works.
[ Amendment Any Conditions Confession Contrition Good Means Necessary Omission Penance Purpose Satisfaction Sin Sins Sorrow Three Together Which Without Works]
I'd stand in line for Confession with old people and little kids, and as the line moved up, I knew when I got into the box that I would lie! Again!
[ Again Box Confession Got Into Kids Knew Lie Line Little Moved Old Stand Up Would]
There is no requirement that police stop a person who enters a police station and states that he wishes to confess a crime or a person who calls the police to offer a confession because volunteered statements of any kind are not barred by the 5th Amendment.
[ Amendment Any Barred Because Calls Confess Confession Crime Enters Kind Offer Person Police Requirement Statements States Station Stop Volunteered Wishes]
If every time you engage in a sex act, you go into a confession box, you will never accept your own sexuality.
[ Accept Act Box Confession Engage Every Go Into Never Own Sex Sexuality Time Will Your]
A confession has to be part of your new life.
[ Confession Life New Part Your]
Every conceivable cruel method of blackmail was used against me to obtain by force and at all costs confessions and statements both about comrades who had been arrested, and about political activities.
[ Activities Against Arrested Been Blackmail Both Comrades Conceivable Confessions Costs Cruel Every Force Had Method Obtain Political Statements Used]
The film of tomorrow appears to me as even more personal than an individual and autobiographical novel, like a confession, or a diary.
[ Appears Autobiographical Confession Diary Even Film Individual More Novel Personal Than Tomorrow]
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
[ Beginning Confession Evil First Good Works]
But say some, would you expose woman to the contact of rough, rude, drinking, swearing, fighting men at the ballot box? What a humiliating confession lies in this plea for keeping woman in the background!
[ Background Ballot Box Confession Contact Drinking Expose Fighting Humiliating Keeping Lies Men Plea Rough Rude Say Some Swearing Woman Would]
No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?
[ Claim Earth Expresses Good However Just May Oyster Pearl Poem Self-Expression Would]
Acting is a form of confession.
[ Acting Confession Form]
The candidate was required to prepare himself by confession, fasting, and passing the night in prayer.
[ Candidate Confession Fasting Himself Night Passing Prayer Prepare Required]
My writing is remarkably non-confessional; you actually learn very little about me.
[ Actually Learn Little Remarkably Very Writing]
Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
[ Between Confession Dangerous Little Lovers Thing]
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
[ Always Confession Grave Keeps Own Punishment Secrets Silence Soul Takes Weakness]
One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most.
[ Art Awakening Beautiful Beauty Book Confessions Describes Desire Him Literary Love Most Own Passages Passion Poetic Sake Sense Sixth Such Where Wisdom]
All confessions are Odysseys.
[ Confessions]
The sinner will not confess, nor will the priest receive his confession, if the veil of secrecy is removed.
[ Confess Confession His Nor Priest Receive Removed Secrecy Sinner Veil Will]
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession. Art
[ Art Confess Confession Conscience Guilty Needs Work]
Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause.
[ Antithetical Clause Confession Due Embodied Fairness Fundamental Ill Involuntary Mentally Notion Person Process Use]
I don't know, maybe it's because I was raised Catholic. Confession has always held a great appeal for me.
[ Always Appeal Because Catholic Confession Great Held Know Maybe Raised]
I hesitate to deposit money in a bank. I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again. When you go to confession and entrust your sins to the safe-keeping of the priest, do you ever come back for them?
[ Afraid Again Am Back Bank Come Confession Dare Deposit Entrust Ever Go Hesitate Money Never Out Priest Shall Sins Take Them Your]
Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff - it is a palliative rather than a remedy.
[ Coat Confession Good Only Rather Remedy Sense Soul Than]
Because interrogations are intended to coerce confessions, interrogators feel themselves justified in using their coercive means. Consistency regarding the technique is not important; inducing anxiety and fear is the point.
[ Anxiety Because Coerce Coercive Confessions Consistency Fear Feel Important Intended Interrogations Interrogators Justified Means Point Regarding Technique Their Themselves Using]
Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution.
[ Absolution Confession Psychoanalysis Without]
Many religious confessions share common values. They teach that we should do unto others as we would have them do unto us.
[ Common Confessions Many Others Religious Share Should Teach Them Unto Us Values Would]
There will be masses available all day long. Confession available all day long.
[ Available Confession Day Long Masses Will]
Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.
[ Confession Lie Myth Neither Nor]
Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing.
[ Against Best Collective Confessions Crime Discovery Doing Excuse Guilt Guilty Magnitude Nothing Possible Safeguard Very Where]
Some persons have lived manly or womanly lives, and they lack but one thing - open confession of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some men think that they must come to him in a certain way - that they must be stirred by emotion or something like that.
[ Certain Christ Come Confession Emotion Him Jesus Lack Lived Lives Lord Manly Men Must Open Persons Some Something Stirred Thing Think Way Womanly]
You know, I've got a confession to make myself. I'm not really a priest, I've just got my shirt on backwards.
[ Backwards Confession Got Just Know Make Myself Priest Really Shirt]
I didn't get along with Lindsay Lohan on 'Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen', but you have to consider that we were 16-year-old girls. I haven't seen Lindsay since then, but I imagine she's grown and become a different person. I know I have.
[ Along Become Confessions Consider Different Drama Get Girls Grown Haven Imagine Know Lindsay Person Queen Seen She Since Teenage Then Were]
I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman's mind to be more like my own than any other man's living. As he is a very great scoundrel this is not a pleasant confession.
[ Always Any Confession Great Heart Knew Living Man Mind More Other Own Pleasant Scoundrel Than Very Walt Whitman]
Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.
[ Being Confessions Death Hearing Nuns Popcorn Stoned]
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
[ Confession Refuge Suicide]
I have hardly detained the reader long enough on the subject, to give him a just impression of the stress laid on confession. It is one of the great points to which our attention was constantly directed.
[ Attention Confession Constantly Detained Directed Enough Give Great Hardly Him Impression Just Laid Long Our Points Reader Stress Subject Which]