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What's stunning about their ability to raise reasonable doubt there is that the facts clearly show that he intentionally slit her throat despite his jailhouse confession to the contrary. Somehow Brittain and Williams raised enough reasonable doubt on that question to avoid the needle. (Quote by - Bob Phillips)

Why does no one confess his sins? Because he is yet in them. It is for a man who has awoke from sleep to tell his dreams. (Quote by - Seneca)

It behooves us, then, to humble ourselves before the Offended power, to confess our national sins, and pray for clemency and forgiveness. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

If I'm gonna go down I'm gonna do it with style. You won't hear me surrender, you won't hear me confess cause you've left me with nothing but I have worked with less. (Quote by - Ani Difranco)

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. (Quote by - Thomas Brooks)

The hallmark of a false confession is where the confession did not fit with the knowable, verifiable facts of the crime. (Quote by - Steven Drizin)

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

Therefore confess thee freely of thy sin; For to deny each article with oath Cannot remove nor choke the strong conception That I do groan withal. Thou art to die. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - Earl Warren)

I am ashamed of confessing that I have nothing to confess. (Quote by - Fanny Burney)

In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

The North American Church is at a critical juncture. The gospel of grace is being confused and compromised by silence, seduction, and outright subversion. The vitality of the faith is being jeopardized. The lying slogans of the fixers who carry religion like a sword of judgment pile up with impunity. Let ragamuffins everywhere gather as a confessing Church to cry out in protest. Revoke the licenses of religious leaders who falsify the idea of God. Sentence them to three years in solitude with the Bible as their only companion. (Quote by - Brennan Manning)

The Supreme Court felt that these warnings were critical in order to ensure the confessions are truly voluntary and not coerced. And now what the 4th Circuit has said is, we don't need these warnings. And I think what that will lead to is more coerced confessions. (Quote by - David Cole)

The experience of each new age requires a new confession, and the world seems always waiting for its poet. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It is not automatic, that just because someone makes a confession means it's true. Sometimes the person making the confession is simply trying to protect himself or herself or protect someone else. (Quote by - Paul Reim)

If we can prove the state police fabricated a confession to put a man on death row, it will raise serious questions about the legitimacy of other confessions in other cases. So the stake it high. (Quote by - Peter Neufeld)

Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so contemptible as the public that buys their books. (Quote by - W. H. Auden)

Nothing spoils a confession like repentance. (Quote by - Anatole France)

he was able to take important confessions from Saddam Hussein and he has signed these confessions and there is video and audio for these confessions. (Quote by - Jalal Talabani)

He covered page after page with wild words of sorrow and wilder words of pain. There is a luxury in self- reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. (Quote by - Bible)

Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress. (Quote by - Maimonides)

We have found explosives, vehicles for car bombs, remote control bombs and so on. After the investigation, the two Pakistanis have confessed they had been trained in Pakistan for the suicide explosion. (Quote by - Assadullah Khalid)

We deny in the clearest terms that he ever confessed to shooting the lady. (Quote by - Bruce Cutler)

It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

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