Get in line in that processional, Step into that small confessional. There the guy who’s got religion’ll Tell you if your sin’s original. If it is, try playin’ it safer, Drink the wine and chew the wafer, Two, four, six, eight – Time to transubstantiate! So get down upon your knees, Fiddle with your rosaries, […]
Psychoanalysis: A form of horizontal confession subscribed to by those who would like to know why they do things that have always been done.
Confess and be hanged.
Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents’ shortcomings.
He’s half absolv’d who has confessed.
To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.
Confess yourself to heaven: Repent what’s past; avoid what is to come. (Hamlet)
When the church teaches that “confession is good for the soul,” it teaches false doctrine; it is only good for the church.
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
Nothing spoils a confession like repentance.