Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
Source: James 5:16
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People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
Contributed by: Zaady
Torture the data long enough and they will confess to anything.
Thou shalt confess the vain pursuit Of human glory yields no fruit But an untimely grave.
Thomas Carew (1595 - 1639)
Source: On the Duke of Buckingham.
Gentlemen, I have a confession to make. Half of what we have taught you is in error, and furthermore we cannot tell you which half it is.
Sir William Osler (1849 - 1919)
Why does no one confess his sins? Because he is yet in them. It is for a man who has awoke from sleep to tell his dreams.
Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)
This mournful truth is ev'rywhere confess'd,- Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd.
Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
Source: Vanity of Human Wishes. Line 176.
Curiosity is a willing, a proud, an eager confession of ignorance.
S. Leonard Rubinstein
We can make majors and officers every year, but not scholars; kings can invest knights and barons, as Sigismund the emperor confessed.
Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)
Source: Anatomy of Melancholy
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
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