Repentance Quotes

Francois de la rochefoucauld - our repentance is not so much regret for the ill...
Nothing spoils a confession like repentance.
Anatole France

Repentance may begin instantly, but reformation often requires a sphere of years.
Henry Ward Beeche
True repentance means making amends with the person when at all possible.
Lawana Blackwell, The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark, 1999
Mere sorrow, which weeps and sits still, is not repentance. Repentance is sorrow converted into action; into a movement toward a new and better life.
M. R. Vincent
Repentance is another name for aspiration.
Henry Ward Beeche

The sinning is the best part of repentance.
Arab Prove
Francis quarles - if thou desire to purchase honor with thy wealth,...
The path of repentance, though hard at times, lifts one ever upwards and leads to a perfect forgiveness.
Howard W. Hunter, Speech given in October 1994
He who carries out one good deed acquires one advocate in his own behalf, and he who commits one transgression acquires one accuser against himself. Repentance and good works are like a shield against calamity.
The Talmud