Why Is Admission Of Vice Considered A Virtue?

We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
  – Francois de La Rochefoucauld – French author & moralist (1613 – 1680)

de La Rochefoucauld?  Whew!  That is a mouthful, or a typewriting handful.  Is that like the French equivalent of Biggus Dickus?

And what are the job qualifications for a moralist?  Does that job pay well?

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