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Quotes about forgiveness

Love truth, but pardon error.
Voltaire - Discourse in Verse on Man - on Freedom / 

Love truth, but pardon error.

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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary / 

I also am other than what I imagine myself to be. To know this is forgiveness.
Simone Weil / 

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
Martin Luther King Jr. / 

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt / 

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.

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

Children begin by loving their parents after a time they judge them rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray / 

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères / 

By forgiving much the mighty becomes even mightier.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences / 

Forgotten is forgiven.
F. Scott Fitzgerald / 

Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince's part to pardon.
Francis Bacon

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
Publilius Syrus

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.
Augustine of Hippo

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Honore de Balzac

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Mark Twain

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