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It's the salvation a tournament gives you that you're looking to find. You have a chance for redemption. We have so many Catholic schools in the league, I guess we can say it's absolution. We can have all our sins absolved with a good weekend. (Quote by - Mike MacDonald)

He intends to work with the Justice Department and others to fully resolve all matters of interest, to provide restitution to anyone he has harmed, and to seek absolution from all. (Quote by - Abbe Lowell)

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)

As however the ancients say that in case of necessity any Christian lay person can administer the sacrament of Baptism, so Luther says the same thing about absolution in case of necessity, where no priest is present. (Quote by - Martin Chemnitz)

Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution. (Quote by - Germaine Greer)

When lip service to some mysterious deity permits bestiality on Wednesday and absolution on Sunday, cash me out. (Quote by - Frank Sinatra)

John Howard established this inquiry in order to bring about his own absolution, not to bring about any form of accountability. (Quote by - Kevin Rudd)

Denial of something desired; as an elderly maiden's hand in marriage, to a rich and handsome suitor; a valuable franchise to a rich corporation, by an alderman; absolution to an impenitent king, by a priest, and so forth. Refusals are graded in a descending scale of finality thus: the refusal absolute, the refusal condition, the refusal tentative and the refusal feminine. The last is called by some casuists the refusal assentive. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Forgive! How many will say, 'forgive,' and find a sort of absolution in the sound to hate a little longer. (Quote by - Alfred, Lord Tennyson)

There is nothing, first of all, nothing more sacred then the seal of confession, I did not consider this to fall under that precise seal of confession because he had not come to me explicitly seeking absolution, but to find a solution on how he could help his friends. (Quote by - Joseph Towle)

We have absolution. All the losses are gone. All the sins are forgiven. The slate is clean. (Quote by - Jim Manos)

It is by far the most elegant worship, hardly excepting the Greek mythology. What with incense, pictures, statues, altars, shrines, relics, and the real presence, confession, absolution, -- there is something sensible to grasp at. Besides, it leaves no possibility of doubt; for those who swallow their Deity, really and truly, in transubstantiation, can hardly find any thing else otherwise than easy of digestion. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

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

I did bless him at the end of our conversation. I said to him, 'Do you want the forgiveness of God?' He said, 'Yes.' I said, 'You have to ask for it.' I gave him absolution and said, 'Now go to the court and tell them everything that you've told me.' And that is exactly what he did. He made a public declaration of everything he said to me,(Quote by - Joseph Towle)

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