"The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works."
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"I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis, and I don't deserve that, either."
"No blame should attach to telling the truth. But it does, it does."
"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."
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