Quotes by forgiveness

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  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    Forgiveness is God's command.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
    St. Augustine of Hippo
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    Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again.
  • Lily Tomlin
    Lily Tomlin
    American Comedienne 1939-
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    Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past.
  • Alice Duer Miller
    Alice Duer Miller
    American writer 1874-1942
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    Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Giving The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
  • Joan Lunden
    Joan Lunden
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    Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    I give myself the kindness and forgiveness I would show others.
  • Abdul Qadeer Khan
    Abdul Qadeer Khan
    Pakistani nuclear physicist 1936-
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    I have to ask Allah's forgiveness and not get angry, because they come to me out of love, and it's not fitting that I should turn to them in hatred.
  • Gerald G. Jampolsky
    Gerald G. Jampolsky
    American psychiatrist, Lecturer, writer
    Gerald G. Jampolsky
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    Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.
  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
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    Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
    Source: Saturday Review 15 April 1978
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