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Forgiveness is God's command.

Author: Martin Luther (1483-1546)

Profession: German Leader of the Protestant Reformation

The best thing about giving of ourselves is that what we get is always better than what we give. The reaction is greater than the action.

Author: Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924)

Profession: American Author, Founder of Success Magazine

Forgiveness is the oil of relationships.

Author: Josh Mcdowell


The world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business.

Author: Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949)

Profession: American Novelist

And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, ''I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?''

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Profession: German Philosopher

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

Author: Plato

Profession: Greek Philosopher

How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence?

Author: Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Translator

To err is human, to forgive is divine.

Author: Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Translator

A reconciled friend is a double enemy.

Author: Proverb


Those that do you a very ill deed will never forgive you.

Author: Proverb


Never repeat old grievances.

Author: Proverb


Forgive and forget.

Author: Proverb


If I die, I forgive you. If I live we shall see.

Author: Spanish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Spanish Origin

A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the full value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.

Author: Rambler


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

Author: Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825)

Profession: German Novelist