'Sin is not the worst thing in the world. The worst thing in the world is the denial of sin.... If I deny that there is any such thing as sin, how shall I ever be forgiven? The denial of sin is the unforgivable sin, for it makes redemption impossible.'
Venerable Fulton Sheen
Painting: Jean Béraud, The Magdalen at the House of the Pharisees, in US public domain due to age