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To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason, and to forgive it of a great mind.

Forgive! How many will say, forgive, and find a sort of absolution in the sound to hate a little longer!
He who forgiveth, and is reconciled unto his enemy, shall receive his reward from God; for he loveth not the unjust doers.
Their errors have been weighed and found to have been dust in the balance; if their sins were as scarlet, they are now white as snow: they have been washed in the blood of the mediator and the redeemer, Time.
It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his own estimation, and yours too.
The world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business.
Forgive thyself little, and others much.
We easily pardon an offense we had part in.
If I owe Smith ten dollars and God forgives me, that doesn't pay Smith.
The condition of being forgiven is self-abandonment. The proud man prefers self-reproach, however painful --because the reproached self isn't abandoned; it remains intact.
Forgive you? -- Oh, of course, dear, a dozen times a week! We women were created forgiveness but to speak.
God will forgive me, that's his business.
Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.
What is forgiven is usually well remembered.
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever. It implies a discovery of weakness, which we are more careful to conceal than a crime. Many a man will confess his crimes to a friend; but I never knew a man that would tell his silly weaknesses to his most intimate one.
Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.
You should pardon many things in others, nothing in yourself.
Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.
In contrast to revenge, which is the natural, automatic reaction to transgression and which, because of the irreversibility of the action process can be expected and even calculated, the act of forgiving can never be predicted; it is the only reaction that acts in an unexpected way and thus retains, though being a reaction, something of the original character of action.
Whoever approaches Me walking, I will come to him running; and he who meets Me with sins equivalent to the whole world, I will greet him with forgiveness equal to it.
There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise