To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.
- "The wounds of love can only be healed by the… "The wounds of love can only be healed by the one who made them." - Publilius Syrus
- Richard J. Foster – Discipline "Confession is a difficult Discipline for us because we all too often view the believing community as a fellowship of saints before we see it as a fellowship of sinners. We feel that everyone else has advanced so far into holiness that we are isolated and alone in our sin. We cannot bear to reveal our failures and shortcomings to others. We imagine that we…
- "Men at some time are masters of their fates.… "Men at some time are masters of their fates. The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings." - William Shakespeare
- "It follows that any commander in chief who… "It follows that any commander in chief who undertakes to carry out a plan which he considers defective is at fault; he must put forth his reasons, insist on the plan being changed, and finally tender his resignation rather than be the instrument of h" - Napoleon Bonaparte