Top 47 Quotes About Penitent

#1. Stars lookin at our planet watching entropy and pain
And maybe start to wonder how the chaos in our lives could pass as sane
I've been thinking bout the meaning of resistance, of a hope beyond my own
And suddenly the infinite and penitent begin to look like home


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#2. A delicate balance is required: keep the penitent tautly close to the point of recognizing sin, and then allow the relief of that pressure to flow through forgiveness. Confession increases this tautness, only to clear the path for release.

Thomas C. Oden

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#3. One should never spurn a penitent criminal: in his despair he may become twice as much a criminal as before.

Mikhail Lermontov

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#4. He gave himself fully to the penitent life, fasting, praying, confessing his wickedness and execrating himself in public. He became a better man in the small matters of his days, an even better, wiser king in the great matters of state.

Geraldine Brooks

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#5. The gods look in pleasure on penitent sinners.

Theodor Adorno

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#6. His is the name of fire, the name that rides the whisper of the candlelight. His name was ... is ... Racath Thanjel. And this is his story.
-The Penitent God

S.G. Night

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#7. Come to him. He turns no penitent one away. Would you, if you had paid so much in suffering? Would you ever give up? All the doors that are locked against the Lord are locked by us.

Truman G. Madsen

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#8. Nevertheless, the liturgy of Ash Wednesday is not focussed on the sinfulness of the penitent but on the mercy of God. The question of sinfulness is raised precisely because this is a day of mercy, and the just do not need a savior.

Thomas Merton

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#9. An implicit confession is almost as bad as an implicit faith; wicked men commonly confess their sins by wholesale, We are all sinners; but the true penitent confesses his sins by retail.

Thomas Brooks

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#10. There is a wide distinction between confessing sin as a culprit, and confessing sin as a child. The Father's bosom is the place for penitent confessions.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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#11. The Irish innovation was to make all confession a completely private affair between penitent and priest - and to make it as repeatable as necessary. (In fact, repetition was encouraged on the theory that, oh well, everyone pretty much sinned just about all the time.)

Thomas Cahill

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#12. we may lead a horse to water we cannot make him drink; and that while we can shut a man up in a penitentiary we cannot make him penitent.

John Dewey

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#13. Stars looking at our planet, watching entropy and pain and maybe startin' to wonder how the chaos in our lives could pass as sane. I've been thinkin' 'bout the meaning of resistance of a world beyond our own and suddenly the infinite and penitent began to look like home.

Jon Foreman

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#14. A heart renewed
a loving heart
a penitent and humble heart
a heart broken and contrite, purified by love
that and only that is the rest of men. Spotlessness may do for angels, repentance unto life is the highest that belongs to man.

Frederick William Robertson

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#15. You are the destroyer of my Soul; You are my Murderer, and on you fall the curse of my death and my unborn Infant's! Insolent in your yet-unshaken virtue, you disdained the prayers of a Penitent; But

Matthew Gregory Lewis

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#16. I grant you true repentance is never too late, but I warn you at the same time, late repentance is seldom true. I grant you, one penitent thief was converted in his last hours, that no man might despair; But I warn you,

J.C. Ryle

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#17. What is a hero without his name?
-The Penitent God

S.G. Night

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#18. They weren't penitent over what they'd attempted; their sorrow reached to the limits of their bodies and no further, all their anguish was in their skin.

Ron Hansen

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#19. It is better to be affected with a true penitent sorrow for sin than to be able to resolve the most difficult cases about it.

Thomas A Kempis

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#20. Know what your sin is and confess it; but do not imagine that you have approved yourself a penitent by confessing sin in the abstract.

Theodore L. Cuyler

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#21. We know that in some way, incomprehensible to us, his suffering satisfied the demands of justice, ransomed penitent souls from the pains and penalties of sin, and made mercy available to those who believe in his holy name.

Bruce R. McConkie

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#22. He who is penitent is almost innocent.

Seneca The Younger

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#23. There is no 'love of God' for you unless you have repented or unless you do repent. Make no mistake about this. Do not rely or bank on God's love. It is only for the penitent; there is no entry into the kingdom of God except by repentance.


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#24. If you are penitent, you love. And if you love you are of God. All things are atoned for, all things are saved by love ... Love is such a priceless treasure that you can redeem the whole world by it, and expiate not only your own sins but the sins of others.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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#25. The impudence of the sinner displeases God as much as the modesty of the penitent gives him pleasure.

Saint Bernard

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#26. A murderer is less loathsome to us than a spy. The murderer may have acted on a sudden mad impulse; he may be penitent and amend; but a spy is always a spy, night and day, in bed, at table, as he walks abroad; his vileness pervades every moment of his life

Honore De Balzac

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#27. A gentle sense of humor will be alert to detect anything that savors of a pious 'act' on the part of the penitent.

Thomas Merton

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#28. Miguel tries to look jokey-penitent, but misses and looks like a man in white jeans who underestimates a spot of flatulence.

David Mitchell

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#29. I am the Penitent God. And tonight, I have begun my battle. My siege. The hundred-thousand Ink-borne arrows, flying forth from my flaming pen, to assault the walls of tyrannical Cold that hold this man in awful rapture. My campaign for my friend's very soul. My war of Ice, Ink, and Ember.

S.G. Night

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#30. I clench my teeth and push forward. My pen grinds out the first and eldest word: an Ink-borne lance of black fire, scratched into a sheet of ice.
-The Penitent God

S.G. Night

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#31. Life everywhere is in vast and endless variety. So it is with life eternal, that gift of God, constituting, in its length and breadth and height and depth, the reward of the righteous. The penitent, dying thief is not going into heaven like the triumphant, dying Paul.

Herrick Johnson

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#32. Any time a Christian is conscious of his sin, judges the sin and takes sides against it with a penitent heart, then he has a perfect right to trust the Lord for instant, complete forgiveness and for perfect cleansing.

John R. Rice

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#33. All the tears of a penitent sinner, should he shed as many as there have been fallen drops of rain since the creation, cannot wash away one sin. The everlasting burnings in hell cannot purify the flaming conscience from the least sin.

John Flavel

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#34. PENITENT, adj. Undergoing or awaiting punishment.

Ambrose Bierce

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#35. In whatever I may be thought to have been unnatural, unwise and indelicate, it is now my most fervent desire it may have a suitable impression on you - and on me, a penitent for every wrong thought and step.

Deborah Sampson

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#36. This is not my story.
-The Penitent God

S.G. Night

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#37. Like certain devotees, who think they can fool God and wrest a pardon by paying lip-service to prayer and adopting the humble attitude of the penitent, Therese humiliated herself, beat her chest, found words of repentance, without having anything in the bottom of her heart except fear and cowardice.

Emile Zola

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#38. Men and women sit penitent over their little displays, watching their little programs, forgetting where they are in favor of where they'd wish to be.

Pierce Brown

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#39. You dare not lift your hands to place God's name in blessing on his people until you have first clasped them in penitent petition for his grace.

Edmund P. Clowney

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#40. For sin bust be punished either by the penitent sinner or by God, his judge; and God, who has promised pardon to the penitent sinner, has nowhere promised to one who delays his conversion a morrow to do penance in.

Augustine Of Hippo

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#41. Definitions from Mulla Do-Piaza
Penitent: Someone who has been made incapable of enjoying himself.

Idries Shah

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#42. God's mercy is a holy mercy, which knows how to pardon sin, not to protect it; it is a sanctuary for the penitent, not for the presumptuous.

Edward Reynolds

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#43. Racath admired them - well, most of them. Not the deacon. People like the deacon had spent their lives down on their knees while others had fought and died defending them from the Demons. Shameless swine.
-The Penitent God

S.G. Night

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#44. Only the penitent man will pass...

Rob MacGregor

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#45. Inasmuch as every judge some day ends up as a penitent, one had to travel the road in the opposite direction and practice the profession of penitent to be able to end up as a judge.

Albert Camus

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#46. The last business of Christ's life was the saving of a poor penitent thief.

Dwight L. Moody

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#47. Woman, thou shouldst ever be clothed in rags and in mourning, appearing only as a penitent, drowned in tears, and expiating thus the sin of having caused the fall of the human race. Woman thou art the gate of the devil. It is thou who hast corrupted those whom Satan dare not attack face to face.


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