"People who sin say this: That they had to, to survive. People who sin say this: That it's too late to stop. The shadow called Sin dogs them steadily without a word. Remorse and Agony are repeated, to finally end up at Despair. But sinners don't know. . . that if they turn around, there is a light. . . a light which keeps shining on them ever so warmly."

- Vash The Stampede (Trigun)

"Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is hurtful"
- Ben Franklin

"The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity"

- George Bernard Shaw

"Sin cannot tear you away from Him (Christ), even though you commit adultery a hundred times a day and commit as many murders."

- Martin Luther

"So much attention is paid to the aggressive sins, such as violence and cruelty and greed with all their tragic effects, that too little attention is paid to the passive sins, such as apathy and laziness, which in the long run can have a more devastat"

- Eleanor Roosevelt

"It is right to hate sin, but not to hate the sinner"

- Giovanni Guareschi