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Presidents do make mistakes, but the immortal Dante tells us that divine justice weighs the sins of the cold-blooded and the sins of the warm-hearted in different scales.
View quotes by Franklin D Roosevelt

In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes. Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone.
View quotes by Geoffrey Fisher

We are punished by our sins, not for them.
View quotes by Elbert Hubbard

Sins cannot be undone, only forgiven.
View quotes by Igor Stravinsky

How immense to us appear the sins we have not committed
View quotes by Suzanne Curchod Necker

Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.

View quotes by Horace

All sins are attempts to fill voids.
View quotes by Simone Weil

The abominable effort to take one's sins with one to paradise.

View quotes by André Gide

Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.
View quotes by Josh Billings

When I am dead, I hope it may be said:
'His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.'
View quotes by Hilaire Belloc

All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
View quotes by W H Auden

What a Friend we have in Jesus,
All our sins and griefs to bear!
What a privilege to carry
Everything to God in prayer! [Hymn]
View quotes by Joseph Scriven

We can only write well about our sins because it is too difficult to recall a virtuous act or even whether it was the result of good or evil motives.
View quotes by Edward Dahlberg

I learned in the early part of my career that labour must bear the cross for others sins, [and] must be the vicarious sufferer for the wrongs that others do
View quotes by Mother Jones

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?
View quotes by Jean Baudrillard

One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
View quotes by Malcolm Muggeridge

The satirist who writes nothing but satire should write but little - or it will seem that his satire springs rather from his own caustic nature than from the sins of the world in which he lives.
View quotes by Anthony Trollope

My general thesis was that Lust should be shifted from the category of Sin to that of Virtue. [on giving a lecture on Lust, one of the Seven Deadly Sins]
View quotes by Simon Blackburn

Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again.
View quotes by Saint Augustine

Is this her fault or mine? The tempter or the tempted, who sins most? - Measure for Measure
View quotes by William Shakespeare

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