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Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Mark Twain

Easier to forgive
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
William Blake

Except genius
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Oscar Wilde

Forgotten is forgiven.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Nothing annoys them so much
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde

Something to pardon
If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

The best revenge
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Marcus Aurelius

The remission of sins
Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again.
Saint Augustine

To be nearest to God
That man is nearest to God, who pardoneth, when he had in his power him who would have injured him.
Prophet Muhammad

To be social
To be social is to be forgiving.
Robert Frost

To err
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
Alexander Pope

What is tolerance?
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

When they love us
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
Honore de Balzac

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