"A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed."
"More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion."
"The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible."
"When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it - whether it be a factory or a government."
"To err is human; to forgive, divine."
"For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance."
"Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself."
"To understand is to forgive, even oneself."
"When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future."
"I do not bring forgiveness with me, nor forgetfulness. The only ones who can forgive are dead; the living have no right to forget."
"Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again."
"The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods."
"When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me."
"If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn."
"One forgives to the degree that one loves."
"Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough."
"As I rejected amnesty, so I reject revenge. I ask all Americans who ever asked for goodness and mercy in their lives, who ever sought forgiveness for their trespasses, to join in rehabilitating all the casualties of the tragic conflict of the past."
"Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life."
"Forgiveness means letting go of the past."
"Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature!"
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