"No blame should attach to telling the truth. But it does, it does."
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"I saved a girl from being attacked last night. I controlled myself."
"We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones."
"Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress."
"There are things to confess that enrich the world, and things that need not be said."
"Confess you were wrong yesterday; it will show you are wise today."
"He that jokes confesses."
"Open confession is good for the soul."
"Confessed faults are half-mended."
"Confession, alas, is the new handshake."
"It is not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful."
"To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it."
"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile -- hoping it will eat him last."
"The English never draw a line without blurring it."
"If you are not very clever, you should be conciliatory."
"Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises."
"A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit."
"It is the weak man who urges compromise -- never the strong man."
"Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are."
"Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions."
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