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Forgiveness

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
(Peter Ustinov, English author, actor and producer, 1921-2004)
 
He who forgives, and is reconciled unto his enemy, shall receive his reward from God.
(Koran, Sura 42)
 
The noblest revenge is to forgive.
(Thomas Fuller, English author, 1608-1661)
 
He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.
(George Herbert, English poet, 1593-1633)
 
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
(William Blake, English poet and painter, 1757-1827)
 
To err is human, to forgive is divine.
(Alexander Pope, English essayist and poet, 1688-1744)
 
If we practice an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth,
soon the whole world will be blind and toothless.
(Mahatma Gandhi, Indian nationalist leader, 1869-1948)
 
I realize that patriotism is not enough.  I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
(Edith Cavell, WW1 Red Cross nurse, 1865-1915)
 
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
(Anne Frank, Dutch holocaust victim, 1929-1945)
 
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
(Buddha)
 
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles and a headache.
Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and lightness in your life.
(Joan Lunden, American journalist, born 1950)
 
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
(Cherie Carter-Scott, American motivational author)