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74 Forgiveness Quotes

When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.

Catherine Ponder Quotes

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To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.

Lewis B. Smedes Quotes

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Good, to forgive; Best to forget.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: La Saisiaz--Prologue

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Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

Thomas a Kempis Quotes , Source: Imitation of Christ

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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

Gandhi Quotes

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If we practice and eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, soon the whole world will be blind and toothless. -Mahatma Gandhi.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. -Mahatma Gandhi.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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Whenever fortune wishes to joke, she lifts people from what is humble to the highest extremity of affairs. [Lat., Ex humili magna ad fastigia rerum Extollit, quoties voluit fortuna jocari.]

Juvenal (Decimus Junius Juvenal) Quotes , Source: Satires (III, 39)

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To love is human, it is also human to forgive. [Lat., Humanum amare est, humanum autem ignoscere est.]

Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) Quotes , Source: Mercator (II, 2, 46)

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Sincere forgiveness isn't colored with expectations that the other person apologize or change. Don't worry whether or not they finally understand you. Love them and release them. Life feeds back truth to people in its own way and time-just like it does for you and me. David McArthur & Bruce McArthur -Sara Paddison.

Sara Paddison Quotes

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He who forgiveth, and is reconciled unto his enemy, shall receive his reward from God; for he loveth not the unjust doers. -Koran.

Koran Quotes

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We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.

Pierre Corneille Quotes , Source: Cinna (IV, 4)

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The fairest action of our human life Is scorning to revenge an injury; For who forgives without a further strife, His adversary's heart to him doth tie: And 'tis a firmer conquest, truly said, To win the heart than overthrow the head.

Lady Elizabeth Carew (Cary or Carey) Quotes , Source: Chorus from "Maxiam"

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There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.

Bryant H. McGill Quotes

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To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.

Robert Muller Quotes

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Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.

Emo Philips Quotes

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You can't undo anything you've already done, but you can face up to it. You can tell the truth. You can seek forgiveness. And then let God do the rest.

Sara Paddison Quotes

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The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.

Thomas S. Szasz Quotes

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He who forgives readily only invites offense. [Fr., Qui pardonne aisement invite a l'offenser.]

Pierre Corneille Quotes , Source: Cinna (IV, 4)

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Thou whom avenging pow'rs obey, Cancel my debt (too great to pay) Before the sad accounting day.

Wentworth Dillon, Earl of Roscomon Quotes , Source: On the Day of Judgment (st. 11)

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Forgiveness to the injured does belong, But they ne'er pardon who have done the wrong.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Conquest of Granada (pt. II, act I, sc. 2)

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She hugged the offender, and forgave the offense, Sex to the last.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Cymon and Iphigenia (l. 367)

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His heart was as great as the world, but there was no room in it to hold the memory of a wrong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Letters and Social Aims--Greatness

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