The more sins you confess, the more books you will sell.
Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
A confession has to be part of your new life.
Psychoanalysis is confession without absolution.
Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique.
All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last, to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up.
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! -- hang him!
I confess I enjoy democracy immensely. It is incomparably idiotic, and hence incomparably amusing.
There is, in world affairs, a steady course to be followed between an assertion of strength that is truculent and a confession of helplessness that is cowardly.
If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained.
He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself.
A generous confession disarms slander.
When I was a young boy, my father taught me that to be a good Catholic, I had to confess at church if I ever had impure thoughts about a girl. That very evening I had to rush to confess my sin. And the next night, and the next. After a week, I decided religion wasn't for me.