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

Always forgive your enemies -- nothing annoys them so much.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Forget and forgive. This is not difficult when properly understood. It means forget inconvenient duties, then forgive yourself for forgetting. By rigid practice and stern determination, it comes easy.
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.
Love thy neighbor as thyself: Do not to others what thou wouldn't not wish be done to thyself: Forgive injuries. Forgive thy enemy, be reconciled to him, give him assistance, invoke God in his behalf.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.
The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.
Forgiveness is the oil of relationships.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we would find in each person's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the full value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
To err is human, to forgive is divine.
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
forgiveness is me giving up the right to hurt you for hurting me.
I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I cannot forgive.
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend.
Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
Forgive those who have hurt you.
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.
God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness.
For a working definition of forgiveness, I think of it as restoring love.
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?
The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing.
He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.
Of course God will forgive me; that's His job.
A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive
When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.
Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature!