"Our repentance is not so much regret for the ill we have done
as fear of the ill that may happen to us in consequence."
by:
François Duc de La Rochefoucauld
(1613-1680) French author
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Unless we posess those most rare qualities. Sincerity and wisdom
 -- Christopher Cobb     
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     -- Morkai, Victoria      
    Okay, there's one perspective.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    In every sphere, right motivation makes the defining difference.

    Rightly motivated repentance is redemptive in character.

    Wrongly motivated repentance is a pragmatic exercise.

     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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    That's not really repentance, is it?  That's just trying to get out of trouble.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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