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Forgiveness Quotes


These are some of the best 'Forgiveness' quotations and sayings.

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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 cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.

A BMW can't take you as far as a diploma.

A brave man thinks no one his superior who does him an injury; for he has it then in his power to make himself superior to the other by forgiving it.

A Christian could even give thanks for Hell, because Hell was a threat and a warning to keep him in the right way.

A Christian will find it cheaper to pardon than to resent. Forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.

A man can lose sight of everything else when he's bent on revenge, and it ain't worth it.

A man can refrain from wanting what he has not, and cheerfully make the best of a bird in the hand.

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.

A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants, and how much more unhappy he might be than he really is.

A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive. Having been alive, it won't be so hard in the end to lie down and rest. See quote detail

A more glorious victory cannot be gained over another man, than this, that when the injury began on his part, the kindness should begin on ours.

A prudent man will think more important what fate has conceded to him, than what it has denied.

A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed.

A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.

A wise man cares not for what he cannot have.

A wise man will desire no more than what he may get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave con-tently.

Abandon your animosities and make your sons Americans!

Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist - it reduces him to his fighting weight.

After my mother's death, I began to see her as she had really been.... It was less like losing someone than discovering someone.


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