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Sin is geographical
He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasts of it, is a devil
Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins
Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is hurtful
No sinner is ever saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon
He who has it in his power to commit sin, is less inclined to do so. The very idea of being able, weakens the desire
The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity
Sin writes histories, goodness is silent
There is no sin except stupidity
We are all sinful. Therefore whatever we blame in another we shall find in our own bosoms
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."