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I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Forgiveness is a gift you give to yourself.
Be assured that if you knew all, you would pardon all.
Forgiveness is a funny thing, it warms the hearts and cools the sting.
They who forgive most shall be most forgiven.
You're a slave to everyone you haven't forgiven.
Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
My nature has always been to fight. My faith forces me to forgive.
While revenge weakens society, forgiveness gives it strength.
The only way anyone can live in peace, is if they are willing to forgive.
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
You too are a deeply imperfect and questionable individual.
There are difficult things about you too.
To forgive is to understand the origins of evil and cruelty.
Lack of forgiveness of others breeds lack of self-forgiveness.
To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head on.
You can have my forgiveness but you cannot have me.
Forgiveness is giving up all hope of having had a better past.
Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back.
Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back. You're done.
Tolerance is the only real test of civilization.
The forgiving state of mind is a magnetic power for attracting good.
Let bygones be bygones.
Forgiveness is God's greatest gift.
Life, that ever needs forgiveness, has, for its first duty, to forgive.
Forgiveness takes time. It is the last step of the grieving process.
Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.
We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness.
To understand all is to forgive all.
Forgiveness is not a feeling; it is a commitment.
Forgiveness means letting go of the past.
I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.
It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.
Sins cannot be undone, only forgiven.
You teach people how to treat you by what you let them get away with.
My desire is to be a forgiving, non-judgmental person.
Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend.
Forgetting is the only revenge and the only forgiveness.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
To forgive is wisdom, to forget is genius.
To forgive is wisdom, to forget is genius. And easier. Because it's true. It's a new world every heart beat.
Forgive them even if they are not sorry.
But we can't go back. We can only go forward.
Forgiving men is so much easier than forgiving women.
To confer dignity, forgive. To express contempt, forget.
Forgiveness is like faith. You have to keep reviving it.
An apology without change is just manipulation.
What we forgive too freely doesn't stay forgiven.
He who forgives readily only invites offense.
How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
Forgiveness is the final form of love.
Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.
If you can't forgive and forget, pick one.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Ultimately, we forgive others in order to free ourselves.
Each one of us is more than the worst thing we've ever done.
You cannot forgive just once, forgiveness is a daily practice.
Forgiveness is a reflection of loving yourself enough to move on.
Love and forgiveness is not for the faint-hearted.
Grace, Mercy and Forgiveness will help a man walk tall. Walk tall!
What power has love but forgiveness?
The ability to forgive is one of man's greatest achievements.
Forgiveness is a gift of high value. Yet its cost is nothing.
Forgiving is not forgetting. Forgiving is remembering without pain.
Forgiving is not forgetting. It is remembering and letting go.
Forgiveness saves the expense of anger.
A heart filled with anger has no room for love.
Love is an endless act of forgiveness.
Sometimes what a person needs most is to be forgiven.
Forgiveness is the highest and most difficult of all moral lessons.
Love in the real world means saying you're sorry 10 times a day.
The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.
Can you really forgive if you can't forget?
Forgiveness leads to love, and love leads to forgiveness.
Forgiveness is man's deepest need and highest achievement.
Forgiveness is, truly, all or nothing.
Forgive yourself the way God forgives: late at night and all day long.
Disagreements don't cause disunity, a lack of forgiveness does.
When you learn to forgive yourself, you are ready to forgive others.
Forgiveness doesn't make the other person right, it makes you free.
To forget, you really must forgive.
To Live is to For-Give. Love Yourself. Accept Yourself. Forgive Yourself.
I think one of the most important things in evolving is forgiveness.
If you do not forgive, you will not manage to focus on your purpose.
To forgive is to set oneself free from the echo of a pain.
Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Forgiveness provides hope, joy, and a bright future that nothing else can.
Without forgiveness, there is no future.
Forgiveness is an absolute necessity for continued human existence.
When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.
If we really want to love we must learn how to forgive.
Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive them that trespass against us.
Forgiveness in no way requires that you trust the one you forgive.
Let us forgive each other -- only then will we live in peace.
A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you.
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.
America loves a forgiveness story. America is the land of second chances.
Without forgiveness life is governed by an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.
It is surely better to pardon too much, than to condemn too much.
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.