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" 9/11 revealed that those about to die do not seem afraid or plead for forgiveness for their sins, if they think about them at all. They all have one thing in mind - those they love - and they all do the same thing: They call them up - spouses, family or friends - to tell them they love them. "
" Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons. "
" 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. "
" Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. "
" A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable. "
" Amnesty is the forgiveness of something. Amnesty is anything that says, 'Do it illegally, it will be cheaper and easier.' "
" And as I ask for your forgiveness, I also ask for your support to keep all things in perspective and keep all things in proportion. The good of nine years versus the bad. "
" And the only thing to do with a sin is to confess, do penance and then, after some kind of decent interval, ask for forgiveness. "
Joseph J. Ellis
" And you know, when you've experienced grace and you feel like you've been forgiven, you're a lot more forgiving of other people. You're a lot more gracious to others. "
" Anger begets more anger, and forgiveness and love lead to more forgiveness and love. "
" Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge. "
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
" Any story about revenge is ultimately a story about forgiveness, redemption, or the futility of revenge. "
" Apology is often the first step in correcting a wrong. Having moved for a position of saying 'I don't need forgiveness,' Mr. Trump is now taking a second look at past behaviors, things that he's said and done that he regrets. While he is not asking for forgiveness for being human, he is admitting that he's made mistakes and humbly making apologies. "
" A prayer that must have a cannon behind it better never be uttered. Forgiveness ought not to go in partnership with shot and shell. Love need not carry knives and revolvers. "
Robert Green Ingersoll
" As a practicing Catholic all my life, my faith and the church are never far from my mind. The lessons I learned in the church have structured the way I've approached my life and my career. They were lessons of grace, kindness, forgiveness, and compassion. "
" As forces of hate in this country and worldwide try to pull Muslims and Christians apart, we are in desperate need of a unifying force that can bridge the widening gap of interfaith misunderstanding and mistrust. That force could be the message of love, peace, and forgiveness taught by Jesus and accepted by followers of both faiths. "
" Asking for forgiveness is just one of the most painful kind of experiences. "
" As our nation's student debt crisis has reached a breaking point, we've been hearing lots of talk about student loan forgiveness. It's taken me 20 years to forgive myself for my loan - and just as long to pay it off. "
" As we hone the ability to let go of distraction, to begin again without rancor or judgment, we are deepening forgiveness and compassion for ourselves. And in life, we find we might make a mistake, and more easily begin again, or stray from our chosen course and begin again. "
" As we know, forgiveness of oneself is the hardest of all the forgivenesses. "
" A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive. "
Sydney J. Harris
" A wonderful quality about America is that we love redemption stories. We're quick to lash out and assign blame, but we also draw from deep reservoirs of forgiveness. "
" Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you have closed the windows, you've closed the curtains. But the sun is shining outside, and the air is fresh outside. In order to get that fresh air, you have to get up and open the window and draw the curtains apart. "
" Before Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, he was an angry, relatively young man. He founded the ANC's military wing. When he was released, he surprised everyone because he was talking about reconciliation and forgiveness and not about revenge. "
" Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another. "
" Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself. "
George Bernard Shaw
" Can you really forgive if you can't forget? "
Sarah Jessica Parker
" 'Caught' is a novel of forgiveness, and the past and the present - who should be and who shouldn't be forgiven. None of my books are ever just about thrills, or it won't work. "
" Certainly people make mistakes in their life. I'm no different, I've made mistakes. When people mess up, we forgive them. When I mess up, I ask for forgiveness. "
" Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them. "
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