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Quotations on Forgiveness

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

~ Alexander Chase

The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing.

~ George Bernard Shaw

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.

~ Oscar Wilde

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

~ Mahatma Gandhi

To err is human; to forgive, divine.

~ Alexander Pope

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.

~ Henry Ward Beecher

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

~ Josh Billings

A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.

~ Ed Howe

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.

~ Jean Paul Richter

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