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REPENTANCE, n. The faithful attendant and follower of Punishment. It is usually manifest in a degree of reformation that is read more

REPENTANCE, n. The faithful attendant and follower of Punishment. It is usually manifest in a degree of reformation that is not inconsistent with continuity of sin.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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He [Cato] used to say that in all his life he never repented but
of three things. The first read more

He [Cato] used to say that in all his life he never repented but
of three things. The first was that he had trusted a woman with
a secret; the second that he had gone by sea when he might have
gone by land; and the third, that had passed one day without
having a will by him.

by Plutarch Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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He comes never late who comes repentant.

He comes never late who comes repentant.

by Juan De Horozco Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those that we intend read more

It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those that we intend to commit.

by Josh Billings Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain't so wicked as their neighbors.

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

by Josh Billings Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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When the scourge
Inexorable, and the torturing hour
Calls us to penance.

When the scourge
Inexorable, and the torturing hour
Calls us to penance.

by John Milton Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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Restore to God His due in tithe and time;
A tithe purloin'd cankers the whole estate.

Restore to God His due in tithe and time;
A tithe purloin'd cankers the whole estate.

by George Herbert Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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Repentance for silence is better than repentance for speaking

Repentance for silence is better than repentance for speaking

by Moorish Proverb Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.

Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.

by Thomas Fuller Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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