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    What then? What rests?
    Try what repentance can. What can it not?
    Yet what can it when one cannot repent?
    O wretched state? O bosom black as death!
    O limed soul, that struggling to be free
    Art more engaged!

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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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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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Well, I'll repent, and that suddenly, while I am in some liking.
I shall be out of heart shortly, read more

Well, I'll repent, and that suddenly, while I am in some liking.
I shall be out of heart shortly, and then I shall have no
strength to repent.

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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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Repentance is good, but innocence better

Repentance is good, but innocence better

by Sir John Vanbrugh Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences.

Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences.

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Under your good correction, I have seen
When, after execution, judgment hath
Repented o'er his doom.

Under your good correction, I have seen
When, after execution, judgment hath
Repented o'er his doom.

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Remorse is impotence, it will sin again. Only repentance is strong, it can end everything.

Remorse is impotence, it will sin again. Only repentance is strong, it can end everything.

by Henry Miller Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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