confession

A Quote by The Bible on confession, prayer, and healing

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.

The Bible

Source: James 5:16

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on character, confession, people, and world

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by unknown on confession

Torture the data long enough and they will confess to anything.

unknown

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A Quote by Thomas Carew on confession, glory, and yielding

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.

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A Quote by Sir William Osler on confession and errors

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)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on confession, dreams, and sleep

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)

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A Quote by Dr. Samuel Johnson on confession, poverty, truth, and worth

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.

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A Quote by S. Leonard Rubinstein on confession, curiosity, and ignorance

Curiosity is a willing, a proud, an eager confession of ignorance.

S. Leonard Rubinstein

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A Quote by Robert Burton on confession and investment

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

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on character, confession, people, and world

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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