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Sin Quotes


These are some of the best 'Sin' quotations and sayings.

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A large part of mankind is angry not with the sins, but with the sinners.

All the sin that has darkened human life and saddened human history began in believing a falsehood: all the power of Christianity to make men holy is associated with believing truth.

As sins proceed they ever multiply; and like figures in arithmetic, the last stands for more than all that went before it.

Bad men hate sin through fear of punishment; good men hate sin through their love of virtue.

Every gross act of sin is much the same thing to the conscience that a great blow is to the head; it stuns and bereaves it of all use of its senses for a time.

Every sin is a mistake, as well as a wrong; and the epitaph for the sinner is, "Thou fool!"

Few love to hear the sins they love to act.

Guilt, though it may attain temporal splendor, can never confer real happiness; the evil consequences of our crimes long survive their commission, and, like the ghosts of the murdered, forever haunt the steps of the malefactor; while the paths of virtue, though seldom those of worldly greatness, are always those of pleasantness and peace.

He that falls into sin is a man, that grieves at it is a saint, that boasteth of it is a devil; yet some glory in that shame, counting the stains of sin the best complexion of their souls.

He that hath slight thought of sin never had great thoughts of. God.

He that is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone.

He who sins against men may fear discovery, but he who sins against God, is sure of it.

How immense appear to us the sins that we have not committed.

I am a man More sinn'd against than sinning.

I could not live in peace if I put the shadow of a wilful sin between myself and God.

I fear nothing but doing wrong.

If I grapple with sin in my own strength, the devil knows he may go to sleep.

If I were sure God would pardon me, and men would not know my sin, yet I should be ashamed to sin, because of its essential baseness.

If thou wouldst conquer thy weakness thou must never gratify it. - No man is compelled to evil; only his consent makes it his. - It is no sin to be tempted; it is to yield and be overcome.

If you would be free from sin, fly temptation: he that does not endeavor to avoid the one cannot expect Providence to protect him from the other. If the first sparks of ill were quenched, there would be no flame, for how can he kill, that dares not be angry; or be an adulterer in act, who does not transgress in thought; or be perjured, that fears an oath; or defraud, that does not allow himself to covet?


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