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Sinful Quotes

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To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas
he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
- Thomas Jefferson

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A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put
himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The inward area is the first place of loss of true Christian life,
of true spirituality, and the outward sinful act is the result.
- Francis Schaeffer

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

 

Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread;
they may satisfy appetite for the moment,
but there is death in them at the end.
- Tryon Edwards

Neither does man have gills for living in a water environment;
yet it is not sinful to explore the depths of the oceans
in search of food or other blessings.
- Walter Lang

Sex is not sinful, but sin has perverted it.
- Walter Lang


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This solution may not appeal to our human pride,
but the problem is that our human pride in itself is sinful.
- Walter Lang

The only sexual act that is sinful is the one that uses or abuses.
- Pat Buckley

You can't have virtue without sin.
What I'm after is having my characters' virtues defined
by how they operate in a very sinful environment.
That's how you test people.
- Frank Miller

If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more,
often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you,
and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life,
to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love.
- Alphonsus Liguori

All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it,
and on some occasions, is inevitable.
But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture
when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation,
and when it continues long.
- Wilson Mizner

The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment
books cite the Seven Deadly Sins.
They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath,
sloth, and gluttony.
That pretty much covers everything that we do,
that is sinful...
or fun for that matter.
- Dave Mustaine

Slavery is no more sinful, by the Christian code,
than it is sinful to wear a whole coat,
while another is in tatters, to eat a better meal than a neighbor,
or otherwise to enjoy ease and plenty,
while our fellow creatures are suffering and in want.
- James F. Cooper

I'm going to insult a whole industry here,
but it seems like TV is for people who can't do film.
I'm not talking about actresses; I'm talking about lighting people.
Lighting on TV is just so...
it's sinful, it really is.
- Kevyn Aucoin

If the guilt of sin is so great that nothing can satisfy
it but the blood of Jesus;
and the filth of sin is so great that nothing can fetch
out the stain thereof but the blood of Jesus,
how great, how heinous, how sinful must the evil of sin be.
- William Throsby Bridges

I have decided to follow in my sinful ways,
and have largely abandoned the increasingly religious
life I was leading over the previous months,
including several hours of Talmudic study a day.
- Luke Ford

The capture of Saddam Hussein has proven to the bad ones,
to the guilty ones, to the sinful ones that they cannot run forever.
Sooner or later, the other criminals will also be found from their hideouts.
- Hamid Karzai

As the criminal, sinful war in Iraq enters its third year,
the president goes to Europe to heal the wounds between
the United States and its former allies,
on his own terms of course.
- Andrew Greeley

If you were not a sinful, polluted, helpless,
and miserable creature, this Savior would not be suited to you,
and you would not be comprehended in his gracious invitations to the children of men.
- Archibald Alexander

The great and important duty which is incumbent on Christians,
is to guard against all appearance of evil;
to watch against the first risings in the heart to evil;
and to have a guard upon our actions,
that they may not be sinful, or so much as seem to be so.
- George Whitefield

It will never do to plead sin as an excuse for sin,
or to attempt to justify sinful acts by pleading that we have an evil heart.
This instead of being a valid apology,
is the very ground of our condemnation.
- Archibald Alexander

We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge,
but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life.
The state in which we are is sinful,
irrespective of guilt.
- Franz Kafka

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

A sin is anything you do which goes against yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

You shall not covet your neighbor's house;
you shall not covet your neighbor's wife,
nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor's.
- Exodus 20:17

After the first blush of sin, comes its indifference.
- Henry David Thoreau

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin,
would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know."
Eskimo:
"Then why did you tell me?"
- Annie Dillard

Change is the only constant.
Hanging on is the only sin.
- Denise McCluggage

Our honorable and worthy ancestors knew that the world was flat,
motionless, and the center of the universe.
They knew the human body could not withstand
the forces of traveling faster than 19 mph.
They knew that the way to salvation was
exorcising witches and slaying non-believers.
They knew that it was a mortal sin to marry
someone of a different skin color.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty,
even one's own even more, one's own,
for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
- Katherine Anne Porter

Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is,
of course, living in a state of sin.
- John von Neumann

Then came Peter to him, and said,
Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me,
and I forgive him? till seven times?
Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee,
Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
- Matthew 18:21-22

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin,
and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
- Adam Clarke

Being seventy is not a sin.
- Golda Meir

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for;
as for me,
I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
- H. L. Mencken

If you are going to sin, sin against God,
not the bureaucracy.
God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.
- Hyman Rickover

Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have
faith and rejoice in Christ.
- Martin Luther

He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin.
- John Ruskin

Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
- Ambrose Bierce

Going to the opera, like getting drunk,
is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.
- Hannah More

Most fear stems from sin; to limit one's sins,
one must assuredly limit one's fear,
thereby bringing more peace to one's spirit.
- Marvin Gaye

For the sin they do by two and two they must pay for one by one.
- Rudyard Kipling

The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present
a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling
and beautiful countryside.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

The Steps to Folly as well as Sin are gradual,
and almost imperceptible, and when we are once on the Decline,
we go down without taking notice on't.
- Mary Astell

Sin is still sin - no matter how you spell it.
- Edwin Louis Cole

I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin,
or to be against God's will.
- Joan of Arc

For God's sake, if you sin, take pleasure in it,
and do it for the pleasure.
- Gerald Gould

Many are saved from sin by being so inept at it.
- Mignon McLaughlin

I am no longer sure of anything.
If I satiate my desires, I sin but I deliver myself from them;
if I refuse to satisfy them,
they infect the whole soul.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

The only sin is ugliness, and if we believed this with all our being,
all other activities of the human spirit could be left
to take care of themselves.
- Herbert Read

My greatest happiness is to serve my gracious King
and Country and I am envious only of glory;
for if it be a sin to covet glory I am the most offending soul alive.
- Horatio Nelson

Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys,
so does ancient sin cling to the low places,
the depressions in the world consciousness.
- Dewitt Bodeen

Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state,
but only in a civil state, where it is decreed by common
consent what is good or bad.
- Baruch Spinoza

They sin who tell us Love can die: with Life all other passions fly,
all others are but vanity.
- Robert Southey

It is a grievous sin in the sight of God for any man to presume to baptize,
unless God has authorized him by new revelation to baptize in his name.
- Orson Pratt

Mercy should make us ashamed, wrath afraid to sin.
- William Gurnall

His was a great sin who first invented consciousness.
Let us lose it for a few hours.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Some guy refuses to fight and we call that the sin,
but he's standing up for what he believes in and that
seems pretty damned American to me.
- Iris Dement

The first step in a person's salvation is knowledge of their sin.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I live in sin, to kill myself I live;
no longer my life my own,
but sin's; my good is given to me by heaven,
my evil by myself, by my free will, of which I am deprived.
- Michelangelo

Men have the power of thinking that they may avoid sin.
- John Chrysostom

Language is conceived in sin and science is its redemption.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

Every sin is the result of collaboration.
- Stephen Crane

Really to sin you have to be serious about it.
- Henrik Ibsen

If it were possible to have a life absolutely free
from every feeling of sin,
what a terrifying vacuum it would be.
- Cesare Pavese

It is impossible to repent of love.
The sin of love does not exist.
- Muriel Spark

Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do,
and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty
of stories to drive the point home.
- Tony Snow


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