Quotes about Forgiveness

by Jo-Ann Downey

in Inspiration

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“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” Mark Twain (1835-1910)

“The weak can never forgive.  Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

“Forgiveness is choosing to love. It is the first skill of self-giving love.” Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

“The truest joys they seldom prove, Who free from quarrels live; ‘Tis the most tender part of love, each other to forgive.” John Sheffield (1647-1721)

“One forgives to the degree that one loves.” Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” Louis B. Smedes (1921-2002)

photo credit: jophielsmiles

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