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Dorothy Dix Quotes and Sayings

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Confession is always weakness.
The grave soul keeps its own secrets,
and takes its own punishment in silence.
- Dorothy Dix

The price of indulging yourself in your youth in the
things you cannot afford is poverty and dependence in your old age.
- Dorothy Dix

Nobody wants to kiss when they are hungry.
- Dorothy Dix

There isn't a single human being who hasn't plenty to cry over,
and the trick is to make the laughs outweigh the tears.
- Dorothy Dix

 

I have learned to live each day as it comes,
and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow.
It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us.
- Dorothy Dix

We are never happy until we learn to laugh at ourselves.
- Dorothy Dix

You never saw a very busy person who was unhappy.
- Dorothy Dix

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It is a queer thing, but imaginary troubles are harder
to bear than actual ones.
- Dorothy Dix

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Confession of errors is like a broom
which sweeps away the dirt
and leaves the surface brighter and clearer.
I feel stronger for confession.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Faith never makes a confession.
- Henry David Thoreau

A guilty conscience needs to confess.
A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus

I don't know, maybe it's because I was raised Catholic.
Confession has always held a great appeal for me.
- Alison Bechdel

Acting is a form of confession.
- Tallulah Bankhead

Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The sinner will not confess, nor will the priest receive his confession,
if the veil of secrecy is removed.
- DeWitt Clinton

My whole act is confession.
- Shelley Berman

Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession
is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness
embodied in the due process clause.
- William J. Brennan, Jr.

There will be masses available all day long.
Confession available all day long.
- Thomas Monaghan

The candidate was required to prepare himself by confession,
fasting, and passing the night in prayer.
- Horatio Alger

You know, I've got a confession to make myself.
I'm not really a priest, I've just got my shirt on backwards.
- Ryan Stiles

Art is always and everywhere the secret confession,
and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
- Karl Marx

A confession has to be part of your new life.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

I'd stand in line for Confession with old people and little kids,
and as the line moved up, I knew when I got into the box that I would lie!
Again!
- Mercedes McCambridge

I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman's mind to be
more like my own than any other man's living.
As he is a very great scoundrel this is not a pleasant confession.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution.
- Germaine Greer

Myth is neither a lie nor a confession:
it is an inflexion.
- Roland Barthes

There is no refuge from confession but suicide;
and suicide is confession.
- Daniel Webster

The film of tomorrow appears to me as even more personal
than an individual and autobiographical novel,
like a confession, or a diary.
- Francois Truffaut

If every time you engage in a sex act,
you go into a confession box, you will never accept your own sexuality.
- George Weinberg

Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that
a tweed coat is good for dandruff -
it is a palliative rather than a remedy.
- Peter De Vries

Secrecy sets barriers between men, but at the same
time offers the seductive temptation to break through
the barriers by gossip or confession.
- Georg Simmel

I will begin with this confession: whatever I have
done in the course of my life,
whether it be good or evil, has been done freely;
I am a free agent.
- Giacomo Casanova

Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
- Helen Rowland

Confession, alas, is the new handshake.
- Richard Rosen

The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
- Saint Augustine

I have hardly detained the reader long enough on the subject,
to give him a just impression of the stress laid on confession.
It is one of the great points to which our attention was constantly directed.
- Maria Monk

But say some, would you expose woman to the contact of rough,
rude, drinking, swearing, fighting men at the ballot
box? What a humiliating confession lies in this plea
for keeping woman in the background!
- Ernestine Rose

There is no requirement that police stop a person who
enters a police station and states that he wishes to
confess a crime or a person who calls the police to
offer a confession because volunteered statements of
any kind are not barred by the 5th Amendment.
- Earl Warren

Three conditions are necessary for Penance:
contrition,
which is sorrow for sin, together with a purpose of amendment;
confession of sins without any omission;
and satisfaction by means of good works.
- Thomas Aquinas

I hesitate to deposit money in a bank.
I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again.
When you go to confession and entrust your sins to
the safe-keeping of the priest,
do you ever come back for them?
- Jean Baudrillard

Some persons have lived manly or womanly lives,
and they lack but one thing - open confession of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Some men think that they must come to him in a certain way -
that they must be stirred by emotion or something like that.
- Billy Sunday

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs


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