Quotations about   sin of omission

Note that not all quotations have been tagged, so the Search function may find additional quotations on this topic.



A man does not sin by commission only, but often by omission.

Marcus Aurelius (121-180) Roman emperor (161-180), Stoic philosopher
Meditations, Book 9, #5 [tr. Staniforth (1964)]
Added on 13-Jun-14 | Last updated 1-Mar-16
Link to this post | No comments
Topics: , , , , , , ,
More quotes by Marcus Aurelius

The biggest sin is sitting on your ass.

Other Authors and Sources
Florynce R. Kennedy, in Gloria Steinem, “the Verbal Karate of Florynce R. Kennedy, Esq.,” Ms. (Mar 1973)
Added on 6-Jun-14 | Last updated 6-Jun-14
Link to this post | No comments
Topics: , , , ,
More quotes by ~Other

To sin by silence, when we should protest,
Makes cowards out of men.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919) American author and poet.
“Protest,” Poems of Problems (1914)

Mistakenly attributed to Abraham Lincoln by Douglas MacArthur in a 1950 speech, and frequently since then.
Added on 21-Nov-05 | Last updated 25-May-16
Link to this post | No comments
Topics: , , , , , ,
More quotes by Wilcox, Ella Wheeler