The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
A confession has to be part of your new life.
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff - it is a palliative rather than a remedy.
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
A work of art is a confession.
We confess our bad qualities to others out of fear of appearing naive or ridiculous by not being aware of them.
Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
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?
Three conditions are necessary for Penance: contrition, which is sorrow for sin, together with a purpose of amendment; confession of sins without any omission; and satisfaction by means of good works.
Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.
Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution.
Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.
Acting is a form of confession.