Quotations on Forgiveness

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Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: Society, Forgiveness, Crime, Interest, Murder, Party)

I discipline churchgoers with godly lessons and sharp words if they do not change their ways. My goal is to open their hearts so that they seek forgiveness.
- William Brewster
(Keywords: Change, Forgiveness, Discipline, Goal, Open, Words)

Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Keywords: Anger, Forgiveness, Revenge)

Well, I've never left my faith - but have I made a lot of mistakes? But was I fortunate that I was brought up in that Pentecostal church, where I heard about God's love and God's forgiveness.
- Billy Ray Cyrus
(Keywords: Faith, Forgiveness, Love, God, Church, Mistakes)

You've just got to have a sense of respect for the person you have children with. Anger doesn't help anybody. Ultimately you have to say forgiveness is important, and honoring what you had together is important. But it's easy to say and harder to do.
- Nicole Kidman
(Keywords: Anger, Forgiveness, Children, Help, Respect, Sense)

In the evening of life we shall be judged on love, and not one of us is going to come off very well, and were it not for my absolute faith in the loving forgiveness of my Lord I could not call on him to come.
- Madeleine L'Engle
(Keywords: Faith, Forgiveness, Life, Love, Evening)

If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
- Nelson Mandela
(Keywords: Dreams, Forgiveness, Goal, Goodness)

Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.
- Alice Duer Miller
(Keywords: Anger, Forgiveness, Faces)

I would say that playing this character has caused me to think about a lot of things. He's always questioning himself and trying to get back to something he lost touch with and trying to find forgiveness. Everybody struggles with these things to some extent in their life.
- Lee Tergesen
(Keywords: Life, Forgiveness, Character, Questioning, Trying)

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
- Peter Ustinov
(Keywords: Love, Forgiveness, Habit, Act)

The schools would fail through their silence, the Church through its forgiveness, and the home through the denial and silence of the parents. The new generation has to hear what the older generation refuses to tell it.
- Simon Wiesenthal
(Keywords: Home, Forgiveness, Church, Denial, Parents, Schools, Silence)

I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.
- Marianne Williamson
(Keywords: Experience, Forgiveness, God, Meditation, Prayer)

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