Sin quotes & sayings

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Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parent, or my own? As yet a child, not yet a fool to fame, I lisped in number, for the numbers came. (Prologue to Satires) - Alexander Pope

Sin first is pleasing, then it grows easy, then delightful, then frequent, then habitual, then confirmed; then the man is impenitent, then he is obstinate, then he is resolved never to repent, and then he is ruined. - Robert Leighton

For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance. - Adlai Ewing Stevenson

If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart. - Jesse Jackson

A gift was delivered to Laura From a cousin who lived in Gomorrah; Wrapped in tissue and crepe, It was peeled, like a grape, And emitted a pale, greenish aura. (The Listing Attic) - Edward Gorey

'Tis no sin love's fruits to steal; But the sweet thefts to reveal; To be taken, to be seen, These have crimes accounted been. - Ben Jonson

Success: The one unpardonable sin against one's fellows. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

That all-softening, overpowering knell, The tocsin of the soul, the dinner bell. - Lord Byron

Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honour, and for the sake of living to love what makes life worth having. - Juvenal [Decimus Junius Juvinalis]